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University Library

Mission

As a ser­vice fa­cil­ity, the WU Uni­versity Lib­rary has the fol­low­ing func­tions:

  • Se­lect­ing, ac­quir­ing, in­dex­ing, and provid­ing aca­demic lib­rary me­dia in prin­ted and elec­tronic form (devel­op­ing the lib­rary col­lec­tion) for the ful­fill­ment of the teach­ing and re­search ob­lig­a­tions of WU (Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness)

  • Or­gan­iz­ing and per­form­ing lend­ing ser­vices

  • Safe­guard­ing and main­tain­ing the lib­rary’s col­lec­tion

  • Im­part­ing in­form­a­tion and me­dia skills (e.g. through the Lib­rary In­form­a­tion, courses, re­search ser­vice)

  • Co­oper­at­ing with other rel­ev­ant na­tional and in­ter­na­tional in­sti­tu­tions for the ful­fill­ment of lib­rary tasks (e.g. par­ti­cip­a­tion in pur­chas­ing con­sor­tia, cent­ral archiv­ing, open-ac­cess pro­jects)

  • The stra­tegic and or­gan­iz­a­tional devel­op­ment of the WU Uni­versity Lib­rary