Current Library Services

Using the library in the 2020 summer semester

Due to prevention measures (Coronavirus) the services of the University Library are only available to a limited extent until further notice. The University Library is gradually resuming its services and is currently offering the following services for students and researchers of the University of Potsdam.

1. Pick-up and return media

2. Non-lending collections and journals

3. How to order media

4. Opening hours of the Golm (IKMZ) and Babelsberg/Grienitzsee libraries

5. When you come to the library to pick up media

6. Information service

7. Loan periods and late fees

8. Further important notes

Electronic Resources

Take advantage of our extensive digital offerings!
Please note our information on searching and using Electronic Resources (e-books, e-journals and databases) as well as our self-learning materials for literature research. If you need help with literature research or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Selected e-resources at a glance
Please also note our selected licensed electronic resources and current additional offers (sorted by faculty).

Interlibrary Loan possible again

As of now, copies and books can be ordered again via interlibrary loan. For more information, see Interlibrary Loan.

Literature Supply for Teaching

Further information on the (digital) supply of literature for teaching in the summer semester can be found under Notes on Online Teaching 2020.


All events of the library are cancelled for the time being. New appointments will only be made under reserve.

Validation stations in Babelsberg/Griebnitzsee
The validation station in Babelsberg/Griebnitzsee is accessible again from Tuesday, 19 May 2020.


Please contact us if you have any questions:
Ask a Librarian

Current information from the University Library can always be found on this page. Please also note the current information of the University of Potsdam.