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Borrowing Books & Materials.

Check-Out Policies for JKU Students

Your JKU Card is automatically your library card and allows you to check out books and materials.
 

Check-Out Policies for JKU Employees

Your JKU Card is automatically your library card and allows you to check out books and materials.

Your account will be created with pre-defined settings; the library is happy to check if you qualify for improved terms and conditions, such as longer loan periods.
If you are an employee and also enrolled as a student, please inform the library either by calling: 0732/2468/4848 or sending an e-mail to: bibliothek@jku.at.

NON-JKU Students and Employees

Those not associated or affiliated with the university may also check out books at the Main Campus Library. You must be over the age of 18. You can register online.
After submitting the online registration form, we will send a message to the e-mail address you provide with the application form attached. This will allow you to check out books and materials.

 

Bücherstapel

Please print out and complete the application below, sign it, and bring it to the Circulation Desk at the Main Campus Library.
If you are under the age of 18, the application must also be signed by a parent / legal guardian in the space provided.
You will receive your own personal library card at the Circulation Desk.
There is fee of € 10 to issue the card. If you lose the card, a duplicate will cost € 10.
When registering, please bring a valid photo ID with you. A photo of you will be taken on-site for your library card.

 

Please Note:

You can access the JKU's electronic media on campus using one of the PCs at the Main Campus Library.
You cannot log in from off campus (i.e. from home).

Borrowing Policies

The loan period at the Main Campus Library is 1 month.

Students may borrow a maximum of 25 books at a time.

"General Library Users" (those not affiliated with the unviersity) may borrow a maximum of 20 books at a time at the Main Campus Library.
JKU students writing a thesis or dissertation can borrow a maximum of 50 books at a time. This special status is valid for a one-year period. To receive this special status, please present a letter of confirmation issued by your thesis or dissertation supervisor.