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Information on current library use and moving
From September 21, 2020 until September 30, 2020 the University Library is entirely closed.
The Library of the University of Technology will open on October 01, 2020 at its new location, Straße der Nationen 33.
The regulations on the second stage of selective and limited presence operation of the Chemnitz University of Technology still apply. The Library of the University of Technology will be open from Monday until Friday, 10:00 am - 05:00 pm.
During the opening hours:
- pre-ordered media can be collected.
- borrowed media can be returned.
- fees can be paid.
A visit to the new library is currently not possible.
It is not possible to work in the library or use the PC and copying technology.
All public events, training courses, workshops, guided tours and consulting appointments are cancelled.
Please use the online consulting services.
Under email@example.com the library staff can be reached for your enquiries.
Newly enrolled students and new employees of the TUC can arrange for the TUC Card to be activated for library use by emailail-
All media ordered can be borrowed from October 01, 2020 in the new building of the University Library, Straße der Nationen 33.
Media can only be borrowed by reservation via the catalogue. A direct selection on the shelf is not possible.
You will receive information by e-mail when the media can be collected.
Pickup is only possible if you observe the rules of hygiene (minimum distance and wearing of mouth/nose masks).
Books from the reading room collection can be borrowed for one week.
Requests are possible as usual via the interlibrary loan form as usual.
The collection of already delivered inter-library loans is possible from October 01, 2020 in the new University Library, Straße der Nationen 33.
Interlibrary loans that were available for collection but could no longer be borrowed before the closing of the library are no longer available. If you need them, please send an information to firstname.lastname@example.org. The library will reorder the interlibrary loan again. There are no new costs.
Can still be ordered online from members of the Chemnitz University of Technology via https://www.tu-chemnitz.de/ub/service/anmelden-ausleihe/dokulief/dokuliefformular.php
Reservations will be held for seven opening days each from October 01, 2020 provided in the new library building, Straße der Nationen 33.
Returns are possible from October 01, 2020 in the new library, Straßeder Nationen 33.
Returned media can be sent to the University Library by mail in exceptional case:Technische Universität
The loan period of all borrowed media will be automatically extended by the University Library until further notice.
Fees can be paid from October 01, 2020 in the new library, Straße der Nationen 33 or transferred to the following account:
Bank account:Hauptkasse des Freistaates Sachsen
IBAN: DE22 8600 0000 0086 0015 22
BIC: MARK DEF1 860
Please enter this number as inteded use in ANY CASE
and your name and user number.
Freely available electronic media are accessible to everyone, the licensed electronic media can be used by members of Chemnitz University of Technology outside the library via VPN.
Explanations can be found under: https://www.tu-chemnitz.de/ub/kurse-und-e-learning/tutorials/tutorials.html#medien
Many publishers are responding to the global corona pandemic by temporarily making articles, magazines and e-books available on their platforms free of charge. Here you find a complete list: https://www.tu-chemnitz.de/ub/angebote.html.en
Opening hours today
The university library is closed form September 21, 2020 until September 30, 2020.
For 2020, the University Library was able to license additional databases and e-journal packages, as well as further expand the e-book offering.
In context of the nationwide DEAL negotations the University Library Chemnitz has only limited access to Elsevier journals since January 1, 2019.
If you would like to order journal articles from Elsevier, not beeing offered by the University Library Chemnitz, you can use the interlibrary loan service – the publisher field is mandatory.
You can find the interlibrary loan form in your library account.
For members of the TU Chemnitz, no additional costs arrise.
Please check if the University Library has licenced the article before ordering.