Library closure till April 19
Due to the guidelines and recommendations of the Bavarian State Ministry for Science and Arts all state-run libraries will close from Saturday, March 14, until Sunday, April 19.
The library continues to offer access to E-books, E-journals and academic databases. Further information can be found under https://ub.fau.de/en/searching/access-to-electronic-resources/
Unfortunately it is not possible to collect, return, order oder reserve books during the time of closure. In case your books are due while the library is closed, please use the possibility of extending the loan period via the catalogue.
If there are any questions please don‘t hesitate to contact our online inquiry, which is still available.
The library card number is an 11-digit number. You will find the library card number on your FAUcard or your library card starting with 028 … or 056 … (for library users who have registered with their OHMcard).
The password is preset to the day, month and year of your birthday, for example 17051982, which is an identification feature to protect your personal data from unauthorized access.
Please change this password in the catalogue via the function Account / Renewal – Personal Data – Change Password to a personal password. This password must have at least 8 and at most 12 characters. You can use letters, numbers, umlauts and special characters – with the exception of backslash \ and asterisk = star *. Please note that the password is case-sensitive.
We recommend that you change your password regularly.
Borrowed books cannot be returned while the University Library is closed. Please renew your loans via the catalogue.
While the University Library is closed, you can continue to renew borrowed media online.
Log in to the catalogue with your library card number and password on the Account / Renewal tab. The account balance shows all borrowed media. You now have the possibility to extend the loan period of individual items or to renew the entire account. Please note that you can only renew media ten working days before the loan period ends.
Please follow the news on the homepage regularly. After reopening, borrowed media can be returned within three days.
It is not possible to pay fees during the closing time.
Media that you have ordered and that are provided for you can be borrowed within three days after reopening.
The “Reservation” function is switched off during the closing time.
Since 14.3. no more orders are possible for the time being
The University Library has suspended the chargeable return claims during closing time.
Please use the extended renewal option. If you are unable to renew your loans, please check the homepage regularly and return the media within three days after re-opening.
Books cannot be ordered during the closing time. This also applies to orders from other libraries