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Information for New Library Users

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Our departmental libraries at the three locations Neues Palais, Golm and Babelsberg/Griebnitzsee

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Opening Hours

Opening hours of our library locations

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Course Calendar

Current courses and consultations

Subjects and Locations

Searching Literature

Literature and media for your academic work can be found in our Online Catalogue.

The guidepost in the catalogue shows you which library holds the book or medium you are looking for.

There are special technical requirements for accessing e-books and e-journals.

Please bring along a USB stick if you want to save your research results.

Lending Service

Students at the University of Potsdam are already registered; your PUCK student ID is also your library card.

All other users please register with one of the libraries. You will receive an identification card that allows you to check out books and access your user account online.

More information is available under Borrowing and Ordering.


We have reading spaces and computer workstations for you in our reading rooms.

Students and staff at the University of Potsdam can use their own devices to access the University's ubiquitous wireless network.

Printers, scanners and copiers are available.

For more information, see Studying and Working.


Visit one of our introductory courses or choose a special course.

Self Learning Materials

Get to know our libraries, e.g. by watching our virtual tours or using one of our tutorials.

Flyer for New Students

Everything you need to know for your first visit to the UP Library in a nutshell.