The university library, having its administration in Hagen, comprises four branch libraries located at the campuses of South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences. It serves students, lecturers, staff, and other interested people as a media and learning centre.
According to the currently valid Corona Protection Regulations, the branch libraries at all campuses of the university once again offer extended services from monday, 20.09.2021.
The open stacks as well as the research workstations, lounge areas, magazines and newspapers can be used. Some individual workstations are accessible, but working in groups is still noch possible. Please follow the distance and hygiene regulations of the South Westphalia University during your visit. Please make sure to wear a FFP2 mask in the entire university building.
The central access for literature research is our . Printed and electronic media are listed there, the same applies for databases. Many databases are searched directly or can be accessed individually via the subject guides. You will find further information on the respective portal there. Under Search Tips you will find general information on the media offered as well as details on how to use e-media. Advice on e-media and research is provided via the electronic information service " ".
Hygiene regulationsWhen visiting the library, we kindly ask you to observe the distance and hygiene regulations of the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences for your own and our staff's health.
- Do not enter the library with any illness symptoms.
- Please wear a FFP2 mouth/nose protection.
- Follow the established sneezing and coughing etiquette and use your arm crook and if necessary disposable tissues.
- Please follow the signs and instructions of the library staff.