Coronavirus: Change of services

Borrowing and returning items

Borrowing via the self-service terminals

Before coming to the library please:

  • Register with the library in case you are new to the university or haven't used the library before (possible via email only)
  • Research the books you need via the library catalog 

Borrowing via the self-service terminal

  • Take your items from the open stacks to a self-service machine along with your Study Chip or library card.
  • Select Check Out from the options and follow the instructions displayed on the screen.
  • When all of your items have been issued,  you can print a receipt.

Usage restrictions in the library:

  • You need to wear a face mask during your entire stay in the library.
  • Only up to 20 people are allowed to stay in the library at any one time.
  • Please keep your stay in the library as short as possible. This will allow other students to use the library.
  • No studying or sitting in the library, except for the main reading room (for students in their final term only)
  • The computer lab and printing station is closed

 

In total you can borrow up to

  • 50 books as a student
  • 25 books as a guest

Opening times until 1 November

  • Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 10 am - 3 pm
  • Wed: 10 am - 6 pm

Usage restrictions in the library:

  • You need to wear a face mask during your entire stay in the library.
  • Only up to 20 people are allowed to stay in the library at any one time.
  • Please keep your stay in the library as short as possible. This will allow other students to use the library.
  • No studying or sitting in the library, all study places are closed exept for students writing their final thesis.
  • The computer lab and printing station is closed

Opening times and services may change anytime due to COVID-19.

 

Yes, as a student you can renew standard loans up to 4 times via your library account.

Renewal period:

  • 28 days
  • The new loan period starts with the date of renewing.
  • You can renew items until the day the books are due.

Renewing is not possible if:

  • the book is for short-term lending  only
  • you already renewed the item twice,
  • the book is overdue,
  • someone else reserved it,
  • your membership has expired
  • you have fines to pay.
  • Via the book return boxes in front of the library (24/7)
  • Via the self-service machines in the library (during library opening times)

Registering with the library / renew library card

You can register by email or at the service desk in the library. With registering your study chip will be activated and will serve as your library card.

You find all information about registering on the website borrowing, registration & fines  (tab "registration").

You can renew your library card or membership by email:  ausleihe(at)bibl.fra-uas.de:

Please include: 

  • you name
  • library card number
  • residence address
  • date of birth
  • Faculty

Even if your are not a member of the Frankfurt UAS you can register with and use the library. Please fill out the registration form. After successfully having completed the form, please send an email to ausleihe(at)bibl.fra-uas.de and incude the following information / documents

  • your name
  • scan/photo of German ID (Personalausweis) or passport and confirmation of registration (Meldebescheinigung) or residence title (Aufenthaltstitel)

We will send you an email when the library card is ready for you to pick up.

Other services

You can use the computers on the first, second and third floor of the library to research books. Please try to do this at home to keep you stay in the library short.

The computers in the computer lab (for word processing, internet ...) and the printing station are not available.

In general, journals cannot be borrowed.

Print journals up to volume 2015 can be found on the 3rd floor. You can copy or scan articles. Current journals are not available right now. However, a lot of journals are available online. Please check the Electronic Journals Library or the  library catalog for e-journals.

For journals that are not available in the library we offer to scan articles for you. This service is only offered for for students and staff. You can request up to 2 articles per order. Please make sure to provide the necessary bibliographic information including the pages you need.

Order form journal article (in German only)

For further questions please contact:  zeitschriften(at)bibl.fra-uas.remove-this.de

Copying

There is ony copy machine on the 3rd floor. Please be aware that the copy card for this machine can only used until August.

For journal articles that are not available right now (main reading room closed) we offer a scan service. You can order up to 2 articles if you are member for the Frankfurt UAS. The order form is available in Germen only.

Scanning

There are two scanners in the computer lab. Please bring your own USB drive. It is not possible to borrow USB drives in the library right now. Please keep you stay short.

The computers in the computer lab and and printing station cannot be used.

The printing station is not available right now. Therefore, printing is not possible.

Library

We offer 20 study spaces in the main reading room for students writing their bachelor or master thesis. There is no reservation nessesary.

  • Please show a confirmation of the admission office that you registered for your bachelor or master thesis
  • Study spaces can be used during opening times: Mon, Tues, Thurs,  Fri 10 am - 3 pm, Wed 10am  - 6 pm
  • You need to fill out a form and leave your contact information so that the municipal health service can contact you in case of an outbreak of COVID-19
  • When sitting you can take of your mask. For coming and leaving your study space you are required to wear a face mask.
  • Study spaces are for single use only, no group study

Learning Center

The learning Center (Selbstlernzentrum) offers a number of study places for student. Please check their homepage for more linformation.

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last updated on: 10.21.2020