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Library Account

In your library account you can

  • see all account information (past and present checkouts, requests and items placed on hold, fees, blocks and messages) at a glance.

  • renew books you have checked out online.

  • change your personal settings.

Sign in / Sign out

Sign in to
  • access your account

  • renew books you have checked out

  • place a hold request for a book or order it from the closed stacks

  • save search results, search queries and settings

  • set up alerts

Lo­gin In­form­a­tion

WU stu­dents
Stu­dent ID num­ber pre­ceded by an M (e.g. M1234567)
Pass­word: day and month of birth, in DDMM format

All other lib­rary pat­rons
Lib­rary card ID num­ber
Pass­word: day and month of birth, in DDMM format

Sign out

Don’t forget to sign out when you are done with your search to protect your account information and personal settings from unauthorized access.

Log in data for the WU catalog

WU students

WU login: student ID number (e.g. h12345678) + WU password

External library patrons

Library ID no. with prefix “bib” (e.g. bib123456) + your personal library password

Library patrons who received their library card prior to August 21, 2017, please add the prefix bib to their library ID no.

Changing the password

WU students

Your library password is your WU password which you can change via the Controlpanel application.

External library patrons

You can change your library password online. Login to change password

I can’t remember my password

WU students

Please go to the IT Support Center. By showing a valid photo ID, you will be given a new password.

External library patrons

Please go to the library front desk in the Central Library. By showing a valid photo ID, you will be given a new password.

Favorites

Use the Favorites function to save items from the search results.

Items that have been saved as Favorites can

  • be organized in folders

  • be annotated with notes

  • be sent by email

  • be printed

  • be exported for reference management software

Please sign in to save items permanently. PLEASE NOTE: You cannot request several works at once using the Favorites function. Every item has to be placed on hold separately. Click on the “Favorites” symbol to add or delete an item from your Favorites.

Save search query

Sign in and carry out your search. Click on “Save search” on the right of the search results. Choose a name for your saved query and activate an alert if necessary.

Set up an alert

Sign in and carry out your search. Click on “Save search” on the right of the search results. Select “Save and activate alert”.

Export search result data

Individual data sets

Carry out the search. Choose an item on the list and click on the “Details” tab. Then click “Export ” to display a drop-down menu of actions to choose from.

Several data sets at once

Carry out the search. Click on the “Favorites” symbol to add an item to your Favorites. Click on “Favorites” in the top right corner. Select the items you want to export and choose the exporting option from the drop-down menu.