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Technical Equipment


We offer PC workstations in all of the libraries with the following kinds of software:

  • Word processing
  • Image, audio and video processing
  • Statistics, modeling, data analysis

The Golm Departmental Library also offers an audio and video workstation.


All library locations offer self-service borrowing devices during opening hours. You will need your library card.


You can use the return machines in the Golm Departmental Library (outside foyer, side closest to the train station), which are typically accessible one hour before the library opens.

Paying Fees

University of Potsdam students pay their fees at the machines located at all library locations.

PUCK (student ID)

Eine Aufladestation für die Geldbörsenfunktion finden Sie in der Bereichsbibliothek Golm.
Validierungsstationen stehen in der Bereichsbibliothek Babelsberg.

More information about PUCK


The Golm and Neues Palais Departmental Libraries have devices (reader-printers) for viewing microfilm and microfiche.

There is a fee for printing (see the fee schedule).