Coronavirus Safety Measures in Library Operations beg. April
 

We ask that you please observe protective measures, particularly maintaining the minimum amount of distance to others. In addition, please wear a FFP2-face-mask. Please adhere to all posted information and observe the floor markings. Keep your visit to the library as short as possible.

The Learning Center is open.
The Juridicum Law Library is open.

All other campus libraries remain closed.

Learning Center

The Learning Center is open.
Important: You may only use a library study space providing you have made a valid reservation in advance: Online reservation


Opening hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8.30 am - 12.00 pm and 1.00 - 4.00 pm
Friday: 8.30 am - 12.00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: closed


(If you would just like to check-out or return books and materials and do not require the use of a study space, an advance reservation is not required.)

Juridicum Law Library

The reading areas are open.
 

Important: You may only use a library study space providing you have made a valid reservation in advance: Online reservation
 

If you would just like to check-out or return books and materials and do not require the use of a study space, please proceed to the Circulation Desk located on the Ground Floor. In this case, an advance reservation is not required.


Please note the library hours and the pick-up times.

Checking out books and materials is possible.

Questions about checking out books & materials?

Ordering books

Due to the safety protocols in lieu of Covid-19, during Winter Semester 2020/2021 all books and materials located in the open access areas must also be ordered via lisss.jku.at. Please refer to the instructions (PDF) in order to reserve the books and materials you would like to check out.

Please note:
Employees at the Circulation Desk will do their best to process your order as quickly as possible. During the semester, however, we expect a high volume of book orders and we ask for your patience as retrieving and processing your request may take a certain amount of time. We will make every effort to process all orders promptly.

Notification

You will receive e-mail notification as soon as your order is ready to be picked up.
 

Special provision at the Juridicum Law Library:
Students will receive notification that their book order has been "cancelled". While books may not be checked out, students may still have access to the books and the sections needed may be scanned. Please bring a 2.0 flash drive for this purpose and we ask that copyright laws be observed.

Check-out and Library hours

The circulation desk of the main library is located on the ground floor.

Books ordered from the Juridicum library can be picked up from the Juridicum library during their opening hours.

Beginning November 17th Books ordered from the subject area libraries can be picked up from the main library (circulation desk on the ground floor).
except: Subject area library Society Policy can be picked up from the Juridicum library.

Opening Hours Circulation desk / Main library

   Monday - Thursday: 8.30 am - 4.00 pm
   Friday: 8.30 am - 12.00 pm
   Saturday, Sunday, holidays: closed

 

Opening Hours Learning Center

   Monday - Thursday: 8.30 am - 12.00 pm and 1.00 - 4.00 pm
   Friday: 8.30 am - 12.00 pm
   Saturday, Sunday, holidays: closed

 

Library Hours Juridicum library

   Monday - Thursday: 8.30 am - 12.00 pm and 1.00 - 5.00 pm
   Friday: 8.30 am - 12.00 pm
   Saturday, Sunday, holidays: closed

Order Processing Time

Books and materials will be ready for pick-up in 3 days.
(Please note that we can only extend the pick-up deadline for exceptional cases only)

Prepared by Ready for Pick-up, including
Monday Thursday
Tuesday Friday
Wednesday Monday
Thursday Tuesday
Friday Wednesday
Saturday Thursday

If you have ordered books & materials and then no longer need them, please notify the library by sending an e-mail to the processing team. This way, the books and materials can be quickly made available to other students.

Returning Books and late fees

Books and materials can be returned to the Main Campus Library and the Juridicum Library during posted library hours.


Please note that we will not charge late fees and overdue book fines between Nov. 18th and Dec. 8th.


The book return bin is located on the right in front of the main entrance to the library.


The library is also accepting returns vial postal mail service. Please use the following address: Johannes Kepler University Linz, Universitätsbibliothek/Leihstelle, Altenberger Straße 69, 4040 Linz

Issuing Library Cards

At the moment and until further notice, the library cannot issue library cards on site.
You can, however, complete and submit an online form for authorization to check out books and materials.
We ask for your patience and thank you for understanding that preparing and issuing library cards will take some time. When the card is ready to be picked up, you will be notified via e-mail.
You can pay the one-time library card fee of €10 when you pick the card up at the Circulation Desk located on the ground floor of the Main Campus Library.

Inter-Library Loans

Beginning immediately, we will once again start processing inter-library loan orders. Please be aware that due to measures pertaining to the Coronavirus pandemic, orders may take longer than usual and/or cancellations may occur.
Once you have been notified by the library that your order is ready for pick-up at the Circulation Desk located on the ground floor of the Main Campus Library.

Please note: InterLibrary Loan services will be closed between May 17 - 24, 2021. Please take this information into account when placing an order or extending a loan period.

Questions about Inter-Library Loans?


Ask a staff member at the Circulation Desk!

Scanners, Copy Machines, PCs

There are book scanners and photo copy machines available in the Learning Center and in the Juridicum Law Library.
Research PCs will not be available. Please use your own mobile device (notebook, mobile phone, etc.).
Print jobs can only be placed from your own notebook, see information.

Electronic Resources

The electronic resources licensed by the JKU continue to be available without any restrictions.
Take advantage of remote access options to our wide range of electronic media. Access is available via DBIS, EZB, LISSS.

 

Questions about eMedia?


Ask a staff member!