News from the library

  • 2017/04/28

    Europe Day and European Week

    Each Year on May 9th the European Union (EU) celebrates its Europe Day. From 05 to 14 May various institutions in Germany organize events and activities relating to European politics and culture.

    For more information about what is being planned check the webpage of the European Documentation Centre (EDC)

  • 2017/04/27

    Opening times at May 1st

    The Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Darmstadt including all locations and departments (PIZ, Historical Archive, EDC) will be closed on Monday, May 1st 2017.

  • 2017/04/17

    Exhibition “Who was Emmanuel Bove?”

    Gestaltung © 2017, Polynox – Büro für Gestaltung, www.polynox.de Foto: Emmanuel Bove mit Hund, ca. 1928

    The exhibition documents for the first time the live, work and literary influence of Emmanuel Bove. It shows a selection of documents which have never been exhibited before, among them two newly discovered, unknown short stories.

  • 2017/04/17

    Emmanuel Bove and Hans Schiebelhuth

    On May 7, the Hessian Day of Literature, the journalist and „detective“ in the field of literature opens the exhibition “Who was Emmauel Bove”. In his opening lecture he will comment on new discoveries about Emmanuel Bove, his connection to Germany and his friendship with Hans Schiebelhuth (1895-1944), laureate of the Büchner-Prize for literature.

  • 2017/04/01

    New opening hours and service time from April 1st, 2017

    As of April 1st, 2017 the ULB Stadtmitte will open daily at 08:00 a.m. and close at 01:00 a.m., the Research Reading Rooms will reduce the opening hours and will close daily at 9 p.m. The ULB Lichtwiese will reduce opening hours on Saturdays and will open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

  • 2017/03/20

    New e-book packages

    The ULB purchased the Morgan & Claypool “Synthesis” e-books collection and also the e-book collection „Mathematics and Statistics“ by Springer.

  • 2017/03/01

    Exhibition of archive records of Architect Otto Bartning

    Otto Bartning, Konstanzer Kirche, Entwurf Außenansicht, Kohle auf Transparentpapier, Format 77 x 66 cm (Foto: Till Ottinger)

    In cooperation with the Academy of Arts in Berlin and the Communal Gallery of Arts in Karlsruhe the TU Darmstadt conceived a large retrospective of the Architect Otto Bartning (1883 – 1959).

  • 2017/01/24

    Open access publishing fund

    Since January 1st 2017 the TU Darmstadt finances the publication of current research results of its members in fee-based open access journals. For detailed information see www.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/oa-fonds.

  • 2017/01/18

    EndNote-Version X8 now available

    The ULB has licensed the new version X8 of EndNote for Windows and Macintosh. TU members can download the new version of the reference management software from the ULB website. The ULB offers also regular workshops for using EndNote. For questions please contact .

  • 2017/01/09

    EDC provides information about the current Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union

    Malta will hold the rotating EU Council presidency from January to July 2017. Its presidency will conclude the current trio presidency composed of the Netherlands, Slovakia and Malta. For more information please visit the website of the European Documentation Centre.

  • 2017/01/09

    Scopus, Reaxys and Springer Materials available

    Starting from now three new databases are available in TUfind and DBIS, the local database information system. All electronic resources are accessible within the IP range of the TU Darmstadt (including wi-fi via Eduroam) and for TU-members via VPN from outside.

  • 2016/12/12

    Loeb Classic Library now available

    The ULB has licenced the digital Version of Loeb Classical Library. The database offers more than 520 classical works in Greek and Latin: epics and lyrics, tragedies and comedies, historical and travel literature, medical and mathematical classics.

  • 2016/12/12

    ASTM Compass now available

    The ULB has licenced the database „ASTM Compass“ published by the American Society for Testing and Materials, the leading provider for standards in technical and natural sciences.