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Visiting the libraries

Access from 27 September 2021 onwards

Patrons holding a library account and LU-Card may freely access the libraries and use library study places without a computer, outside of exam periods. Please note that some general UBL access restrictions and restrictions regarding the use of study places apply.

There are no options for library group viewings or teacher and students tours.

For the time being, we ask you to please keep to the indicated one way walking routes in the libraries.

Borrowing and consultation

An annual fee card or a free library card allows you to borrow materials from the various UBL library locations. 

Visitors not eligible for a free library card, who wish to consult library materials for up to 7 days, can buy a day/week pass for €10.

Open shelving

Reading room books and other materials in open shelving are accessible to visitors. 

Loanable items can also be requested using the catalogue.

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