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.
The following measures and regulations apply until further notice:
At the moment, we only 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Access to the Library is granted to all staff, students, researchers and guest users in possession of a valid library card, which may be presented to any of the Library staff members if so required.
Personal data of all persons accessing the library premises may be collected according to CoronaVO regulations in oder to allow backtracing if necessary.
A maximum of 150 persons per stay may be granted access to the library by one of our staff members.
Social distancing regulations, route guidance as well as the wearing of masks may be complied with at all times.
Book loans may occur exclusively via self-service machines on account of the valid library card. There will be no staff member to assist with book loans at the information desk on the ground level of the library.
Library items may be returned via the self-return machine within the library or sent by mail. Reserved items may also be collected from our pick-station.
Access to the physical book collection within the Library on the Bildungscampus between 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
From now, access to the physical book collection is only possible after prior registration.
Book your access slot with an E-Mail to email@example.com containing the following:
Library e-mail confirmation: the timeslot will be assigned to you via e-mail. Make sure to present your confirmation to our staff member
Please note: on-site booking is not possible.
Our learning environments remain still out of reach for our customers. Library access is permitted as follows:
Tuesday 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Customers are requested to restrain their presence within the premises of the Library to a maximum of 30 minutes per visit.
Which study desks and rooms may be booked?
How to book one of the study desks or rooms?
Study desks and rooms may be reserved:
On-site rules and regulations:
Designated study-desks: each study desk may be assigned to one single person. Social distancing may be practiced at all times.
We are working hard behind the scenes planning the safest way to return normal library services. This will happen in several phases starting with a partial opening schedule of the LIV Library located on the Bildungs Campus in the week commencing 15th July.
The other three Libraries located in Sontheim, Künzelsau and Schwäbisch Hall WILL REMAIN TEMPORARILY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Our customers may still benefit from the following services: „Reserve and Collect“; one-on-one counseling support.
All Universities on the Bildungs Campus apply restrictions to help limit personal contact in order to reduce the risk of infection at a minimum.
The Library promotes the usage of the vast digital collection of ejournals, ebooks and specialist online resources which can be accessed remotely via VPN-Client or Shibboleth.
Please check back for more details.
Contact us with any queries at: firstname.lastname@example.org.