Borrowing

Library Services from April 01, 2021

All branches will be closed from April 01, 2021 until further notice.

  • Orders/reservations can still be made via the catalog from April 01, 2021.​​​​​​

  • Reserved books can only be picked up after the end of the lockdown.

  • Lending periods will be automatically adjusted by us during the lockdown.

Borrowing Conditions for WU Students & External Library Patrons

In general, books can be taken directly from the shelf and checked out at the self-service checkout machines. Journals and newspapers cannot be borrowed from any of the libraries.

LocationWho?How long?How many items?Loan period extensions
Central Library
Levels 5 and 6
WU students,
external library patrons
2 weeks15Extensions are possible for 2 weeks at a time; max. loan period: 6 months
Central Library
Level -2
WU students,
external library patrons
2 weeks15Extensions are possible for 2 weeks at a time; max. loan period: 6 months
Central Library
Textbook collection
Level 3
WU students6 weeks5not possible
Central Library
Closed stacks
WU students,
external library patrons
2 weeks15
order online
Extensions are possible for 2 weeks at a time; max. loan period: 6 months
Library for Lawno lending   
Library for Social SciencesWU students,
external library patrons
2 weeks15Extensions are possible for 2 weeks at a time; max. loan period: 6 months

Lending conditions for WU Faculty and Staff

Information for WU faculty and staff

Payment of Fees and Fines

All fees and fines are paid by cashless payment at one of the two payment machines in the LC building (located close to the Central Library entrance). These machines can be used whenever the building is open, independent of library opening hours.

Contact

entlehung@wu.ac.at

Library Front Desk: +43 1 31336-4929