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Library Services in November

News from Nov 06, 2020

Services Provided by Freie Universität Libraries During Period of Coronavirus-Related Restrictions

Update from November 2, 2020: The libraries at Freie Universität Berlin resumed lending services for members of Freie Universität! External users also have the opportunity to lend media at some library locations!

Our services for you:

  • Members of Freie Universität Berlin and external users have the opportunity to borrow media in individual libraries. Please refer to our information page.
  • A limited number of workspaces is available to FU members and external users after prior booking.
  • Because of physical distancing and hygiene rules not all libraries offer the usual copy services. An overview (German PDF file) of the offers at the various locations can be found here.

  • All licensed electronic texts as well as other reference and information sources – which can be searched on the library portal Primo – are remotely accessible for Freie Universität members. More details here.
  • Interlibrary loan orders are now available again.
  • We have extended digitization services.
  • We are offering courses in digital format.
  • In order to facilitate the digital winter semester, we have increased the scale of our acquisition of literature in electronic format. Please continue to submit your suggestions through the purchase suggestion form.
  • Electronic thesis submisson is still available.
  • You can still submit applications for funding towards APCs for publications in open-access journals and books. Please check out the advice on online publishing on Refubium, the Freie Universität repository.
  • Click here for information on the United Nations and European Union Documentation Center.
  • The book-drops for returns next to the University Library main entrance will remain open.
  • Returns by post are also possible.
  • We may be working from home, but we are at your service:
    E-mail: auskunft@ub.fu-berlin.de (Central Information Desk)
    E-mail: ausleihe@ub.fu-berlin.de (Circulation Desk)
    E-mail: uneu-dok@ub.fu-berlin (United Nations and European Union Documentation Center)
  • Questions concerning the Philological Library: info@philbib.fu-berlin.de

Please take note of the information provided by Freie Universität concerning everyday teaching, learning, and working matters with respect to the coronavirus situation, including information and advice, which is regularly being updated.

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