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Bielefeld University Library

Central Lending Department (ZL)

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Contact +49 521 106-4036 (Mon-Fri, 8-16)
+49 521 106-4052
Opening hours
Mon - Fri 08.00 - 18.00
Sat, Sun, public holidays closed

Contact Persons

Contact Person (during absence of supervisor)

The Central Lending Department is responsible for:

User Administration

  • registration for library usage (external users only)
  • handing out library cards
  • assigning passwords for loan accounts (for trouble-shooting and assistance please contact the Reference Department)
  • Withdrawal and restorage of borrowing privileges

Interlibrary Loan

  • Provision of interlibrary loan orders (books and journal copies)
  • Order tracking and complaints
  • Foreign orders

Fees and Charges


  • Administration of lockers (key loss etc.)
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