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What is happening at the TU Graz Library? Click through the current news items and find the events you won’t want to miss!

 

February

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New online journals licensed: VDI Verlag- eLibrary

VDI Verlag is the leading publisher for engineers in German-speaking countries. The library of TU Graz is licensing the electronic library of the renowned publisher, making their journals accessible for researchers at TU Graz.

With “VDI Verlag-eLibrary”, researchers gain online access to the high-quality technical content of VDI Verlag and VDI Fachmedien for the first time. This content includes eleven renowned specialist media from the fields of construction, production, logistics, energy and environment, as well as the weekly newspaper “VDI nachrichten”.

You can access the portal on the campus area of ​​TU Graz as well as from home via VPN client: https://elibrary.vdi-verlag.de/

December

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Library closed from December 24

All library branches will be closed from December 24 to January 3.

To pick up books at our pick-up station during closing times, please reserve them via TU Graz LibrarySearch until 2 p.m. on December 23. They remain available until January 8. All reservations during our closing times will be deposited on January 4.

You can return books at any time using the return boxes in front of the entrance to the main library and the subject libraries.

All library branches reopen on Monday, January 4.

We wish you happy holidays!

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Update: Interlibrary-loan service

From now on you will be able to order media from other libraries via the TU Graz LibrarySearch and manage them via your personal account.

To order books or journal articles, please go to TU Graz LibrarySearch and login with your TU Graz online username and password. The button "Interlibrary Loan" will then be displayed at the top of the website. This button leads you to the new online form. To view and manage your orders, take a look into your personal account under “requests”.

Please note that inter-library loans are subject to fees (PDF in German only).

To get you started, please watch the tutorial on inter-library loans on our YouTube channel. (German only) If you have further questions, please contact us via 0316 873 4176 or fernleihe.bibliotheknoSpam@tugraz.at. The inter-library loans team will be happy to answer your questions.

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Library open to a limited extent 

Due to the new measures against COVID19, TU Graz Library will offer reduced opening hours from November 17, 2020:

Main Library
Mon - Fri, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Subject Libraries NAWI & Inffeld
Mon - Fri, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

We extend loan periods automatically to January 11, 2021. There are no overdue fines during this period - this also applies to already overdue resources.

All learning and reading areas remain closed. However, you can use the reserved books collection at the main library.

Please use our pick-up service, if you want to borrow resources of the Main Library contactless. Find all information about this service here.

External users still have no access to the library buildings. If you have a library card, you can however pick up resources from our holdings and inter-library loans via our pick-up station. If you do not have a library card, please contact us by phone. We will try to find a solution for you!

November

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New database: Compendex

With Compendex, staff and students of TU Graz now have access to an extensive bibliographic database in the field of engineering and technology.

The database lists over 27 million articles and abstracts from over 6,000 journals, congress reports and technical reports across 190 engineering disciplines. It is the broadest and most complete engineering literature database available in the world.

If you use the database from home, please connect to the network of TU Graz via VPN-client or simply log into Compendex with your TUGRAZonline username and password via the option “Sign in via your institution”.

If you are not yet familiar with the database, Compendex offers useful tutorials to get you started. For further questions please contact your library: service.bibliotheknoSpam@tugraz.at

Click here to go to Compendex.

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Scan service for journal articles

From November 17, our scan servcie for print journals is available again.

Please note, that we only scan journal articles that are available in print at the main library or subject libraries. The scan service is free of charge for all TU Graz researchers and students.

Please send your requests to zeitschriften.bibliotheknoSpam@tugraz.at.

October

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Special opening hours on November 2nd

Main Library
8 am - 4 pm

Subject Libraries Inffeld and NAWI
8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Due to the Corona traffic light status Orange, a valid TU Graz card is needed to enter the library buildings until further notice.

You can return books at any time to the return boxes in front of the entrance to the main library and subject libraries.

From November 3, TU Graz Library is are open to limited hours.

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Access to library via TU Graz card from October 28

Due to the Corona traffic light status Orange a valid TU Graz card is needed to enter the library buildings from October 28 until further notice.

As a member of staff or TU Graz student, please remember to take your TU Graz card with you when you visit the library. NAWI students with no TU Graz card can obtain one free of charge at the TU Graz Registrar’s Office.

External users can unfortunately not enter the library buildings due to measures taken against Covid-19 from 28.10. until further notice. If you have a library card, you can however pick up resources from our holdings and inter-library loans via our pick-up station. If you want to use this service, please send us your mobile phone number via email to ausleihe.bibliothek@tugraz.at or call us at 0316 873 6176. If you do not have a library card, please contact us by phone. We will try to find a solution for you!

Thank you for your understanding!