LIV library’s operations under restrictions

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8 am - 10 pm (9am - 6pm with specialised staff)

Saturday 9am - 8 pm (without specialised staff)

HN-Sontheim & Künzelsau

Monday - Thursday, 9 am - 6 pm (with specialised staff)

Friday 9 am - 2 pm (with specialised staff)

Schwäbisch Hall

Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 2 pm (with specialised staff)

Please note: Reduced opening hours may occur at any time.

Rules for Pick-up of Media (Pre-Order via Online-Catalogue)
  • Bildungscampus: Pick-up of media on campus is possible 24/7 via the pick-up station of the LIV Library
  • HN-Sontheim, Künzelsau, Schwäbisch Hall: Pick-up of media on campus is possible by appointment
  • Please pre-order your pick-up media via E-Mail
Rules for Mailing of Media (Pre-Order via E-Mail)

The mailing of media is possible if there are valid reasons (e.g. quarantine order, symptoms of illness).

Requirements for an order:

  1. The requested medium is NOT electronically available, please check the Online-Catalogue of your institution (HHN, DHBW: LIV Online Catalogue). Please note: For members of TUM Heilbronn, media from TUM UB in Munich is not available through our mailing service, for electronic media see: TUM UB Online Catalogue)
  2. Complete the user information: Last name, first name, student / staff ID, postal address and valid reason for postage
  3. Include the following data in you order: Title (full), author, ISBN, signature (all information is provided in the LIV Online Catalogue)
  4. Pre-Order the print media by sending an email to
  5. You have no possibility to visit the library yourself.

Opening Hours

Please note: 

We have different opening hours from August 1st, 2022 to September 23rd, 2022.

Further information can be found here for HN-Sontheim, Künzelsau, Schwäbisch Hall.


August 8th, 2022 to August 26th, 2022

Monday - Friday 9 am - 10 pm (9am - 6pm with specialised staff)

Saturday 9am - 8 pm (without specialised staff)

General Rules
  • The wearing of an FFP2 mask is obligatory if

    a) the recommended minimum distance of 1.5 meters cannot be reliably maintained, or
    b) more than 25 persons participate in a (teaching) event or meeting.

  • A minimum distance of 1.5 metres between two persons must be maintained at all time.

  • Access is not permitted if the mentioned regulations above are not followed as well as in case of a confirmed infection, knowingly unprotected contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient, officially ordered domestic quarantine or symptoms of respiratory diseases.
Registration for use of LIV Library

Registration takes place upon personal application on campus in the library building (Bildungscampus 15) or by requesting the registration form Staff ID or Student ID are required to register. Students of HHN, DHBW Heilbronn and DHBW CAS will be automatically registered during the matriculation process.

Members of HHN (Heilbronn University of Applied Science), DHBW (Corporate State University of Baden-Württemberg) and TUM Campus Heilbronn (Technical University of Munich Campus Heilbronn) can register free of charge.

Members of the institutions located on the Bildungscampus can register as external users of the LIV Library, also free of charge:

  • Akademie für Innovative Bildung und Management (AIM)
  • experimenta Science Center
  • Erzieherakademie Heilbronn (phorms education)
  • Fraunhofer-Institut (IAO, Standort Heilbronn)
  • Campus Founders
  • Ferdinand-Steinbeis-Institut (FSTI)
  • 42Heilbronn
  • Josef-Schwarz-Schule
  • Dieter-Schwarz-Stiftung (DSS)
  • Schwarz Campus Service (SCS)
  • Wissensstadt Heilbronn e.V.

If you don’t belong to any of the institutions / universities above, please seek further information from

Terms of use

Applicants from TUM Campus Heilbronn and external users are assigned to Heilbronn University. For further information: Usage regulations and fee regulations.

  • Max. Number of loans (at the same time): 10 media
  • Loan period for books: 21 days, renewable up to 6 times
  • Period of loan for magazines: 3 days, no extension possible
  • Reference holdings (e.g. semester collections, loose-leaf collections) cannot be borrowed
  • Interlibrary loan fee: 1.50 € per order and medium
  • The use of electronic media is only possible on site within the library building
Rules for the Use of Media from the Library Shelves

  • Borrowing is only possible via the self-check-out, the student / staff / library card is mandatory for the check-out process.
  • At the shelves, the distance of 1.5 m must be observed.

For further questions and information about introductory events, please contact the LIV team by email or by phone at 07131 1237 277.

Rules for Returning of Media
  • Bildungscampus, HN-Sontheim: 24/7 automated returning machine
  • Künzelsau, Schwäbisch Hall: 24/7 non-automated returning box
  • Books can be returned on all sites of LIV Library regardless of where you originally checked them out.
  • Return by post / DHL to Heilbronn University, Library LIV, Max-Planck-Str. 39, 74081 Heilbronn or Bibliothek LIV, Bildungscampus 15, 74076 Heilbronn. We recommend a return as a small parcel (trackable and insured).
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