Order literature

Purchase proposal

Are you are missing a particular book in the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences Library? Then you have the possibility to let us know your acquisition recommendation here.

Simply complete the online form and submit it. Generally, your acquisition recommendation can be implemented. If you have requested that a title should be reserved for you, you will be notified as soon as the book is available.


Internal delivery service - a service only for university members

If the desired books or journal articles are only in the collection of other locations of the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences Library, you can have them sent free of charge to your library location and borrow them there. The delivery period of the ordered media can vary up to 10 business days depending on the location distance. The order can be placed directly using a form. As soon as the book or the journal article is ready for you, you will be notified by e-mail.

Please note that journal articles or copies from reference copies may only be delivered up to a scope of 30 pages. An order is not possible if the desired document is available as an online resource (e-book, e-journal).

Order your book or essay order via our form.

Interlibrary loan

In the framework of interlibrary loans, the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences Library will obtain the desired literature (book or paper copy) from another library and will then provide it for pickup at the circulation desk for you. First set up an interlibrary account at the circulation desk of your library.

The desired literature can then be researched in the Gemeinsamen Verbundkatalog (GVK plus). If you have found the desired literature, you can automatically copy the bibliographic data using the "Loan request" or "Copy order" on the order form. Now you must only add your personal address details and enter your library card number and your password. If you want to pick up your interlibrary loan request in the Haste or Lingen Branch Libraries, please indicate this in the "Remarks" box. If you are registered with the e-mail service, you will be notified once your interlibrary loan request is received.
Interlibrary loan books will be available for pick up in five days. Copies are kept for about four weeks; then they are disposed of.

Interlibrary loan cost: €1.50 per order (payment in advance at one of our cash machines)
Delivery time: about two to four weeks

The Interlibrary Load Regulation (document only available in German)in its respective amended version applies (pdf document). 

Direct delivery service subito

Subito is the document delivery service of academic libraries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Articles and books can be researched online after prior registration. The ordered literature will be sent against invoice directly by e-mail, post or fax to the address you want. More information can be found on the website of the subito delivery service.

Costs: from €5.00

Processing time withing 72 hours/rush orders in around 24 hours