LIV library’s operations under restrictions

LIV library's operations under restrictions

In order to slow the spread of the coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 disease, our library's operations have been placed under restrictions to help to limit personal contacts to what is absolutely necessary and to reduce the risk of infection.

Borrowing and Returning

  • Loans and returns are still possible
  • Orderings can be placed via E-Mail:
  • Please provide necessary information with your order such as name, registration number, title, author and signature of the book
  • Ordered books can be picked up at the LIV library on campus (Bildungscampus) via the automated loan station using the CampusCard
  • On request, loans can also be sent by postal mail to a desired address
  • The LIV building (Bildungscampus) is accessible for loans and returns via the 24-hour area (access is to the right of the main entrance).

Measures and regulations

The following measures and regulations apply until further notice:

  • The LIV library will remain closed to the public until further notice
  • Loan periods are extended until April 30th, 2020
  • During the shutdown, we will not reclaim any borrowed items and charge reclaim costs
  • The service of national interlibrary loan will be discontinued until further notice
  • It is not possible to pre-reserve books during the shutdown
  • All study areas in the LIV building are currently not accessible

Ordering and Searching

At the moment, we onliy ask you to make use of purchase suggestions and the ordering service for new print titles in case of an emergency; due to the current situation, we cannot guarantee prompt delivery

However, orders and purchase suggestions are still possible, please contact

Electronic media can be searched via the online catalog or BOSS. For access to licensed electronic media you need to be connected via VPN or authenticate yourself to Shibboleth, further information is provided on the LIV-Website.