Overview Corona (as of September 23, 2020)

  • All locations of the university library are open to the public under certain conditions to protect against the corona pandemic
    Campus Westerberg: Mo - Fri 09.00 - 18.00 h, Sat closed
    Campus Haste and Lingen: Mo - Fri 09.00 - 18.00, Sat 10.00 - 14.00 h
    Admission to all libraries until 15 minutes before closing.
  • New opening hours from 01 October 2020 for all libraries (Westerberg, Haste, Lingen):
    Mon - Fri 09.00 - 20.00 h, Sat 10.00 - 14.00 h
    Please note that the libraries will be closed on Saturday, October 03 and Saturday, October 31.
  • As of winter semester 2020/2021, students of the Hochschule Osnabrück will automatically be activated for library use after enrolment and mailing of the CampusCard.
  • Also from winter semester 2020/2021 on, students of the university will automatically be registered with the university e-mail address for the library's e-mail service. Students who had already registered for the e-mail service with a different e-mail address will be overwritten with the university e-mail address. This means that from WS 2020/2021 on, all students of the university will communicate exclusively via the university e-mail address.
  • The libraries may only be entered individually in accordance with the applicable hygiene regulations.
  • It is necessary to wear a mouth-and-nose protection.
  • The number of simultaneous visitors* is limited:
    Campus Westerberg: 100 visitors
    Campus Haste: 40 visitors
    Campus Lingen 30 visitors
  • Please allow for: waiting times or switch to other days and times.
  • The library offers a limited number of workplaces and workrooms for members of the Hochschule Osnabrück. The maximum number of persons is shown on the notice board at the door of each room. The length of stay is not limited. A reservation will be possible from 01.10.20-
  • In accordance with the Lower Saxony regulation to combat the Corona Pandemic (of 8 May 2020 according to § 10 c), the contact details of each visitor are collected and kept for 3 weeks: first and last name, full address and a telephone number. Only after submitting the form may the user enter the library.
  • All external users (city users and members of other universities) are permitted to use the library in addition to members of the University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück. All external users can only borrow media. Unfortunately it is not possible to use workstations. The length of stay should not exceed 30 minutes.
  • In addition to returning and borrowing media, copying, scanning and printing are possible.
  • Your health is important to us: our hygienic concept
  • Return of media
  • Special features for the libraries Campus Westerberg, Haste and Lingen
  • Notes on interlibrary loan
  • Recommendation: Use of electronic resources (as of now also Beck and Juris)
  • We are available for you Monday to Friday (09 - 16 o'clock) personally, by telephone and by mail.



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