Overview Corona (as of July 15, 2020)

Due to maintenance work on the electricity network, the library on the Lingen campus will be closed on Friday, 24.07., including Saturday, 25.07.2020.
You are welcome to use our book return box in the parking lot for your returns. Please note that media can be returned on the next opening day at the earliest.


  • All locations of the university library will be open to the public again from 04.05.2020 under certain conditions to protect against the corona pandemic (Mon - Fri from 9.00 - 16.00).
  • 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: 50 visitors
    Campus Haste and Lingen: 25 visitors
  • Please allow for waiting times or switch to other days and times.
  • As of 02.06.20 the library offers workstations and workrooms in limited numbers for university members (only one person per workroom/workstation, no group work !). The length of stay will then no longer be limited.
  • 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.
  • As of 20 July 2020, all external users (city users and members of other universities) will again be 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 uste workstations. The length of stay should not exceed 30 minutes.
  • In addition to returning and borrowing media, copying, scanning and printing are possible.
  • As of 04 May 2020 the normal loan periods will apply again (4 weeks with the possibility to extend the loan period 5 times). Reminders will also be sent out again.
  • 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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