News from the library

  • 2019/09/16

    Working and study rooms – ULB Stadtmitte and ULB Lichtwiese

    Reservations for the working and study rooms at the ULB Stadtmitte and ULB Lichtwiese will be available starting at 02:00 p.m. on Tuesday 24 september. Reservations are limited, once the capacity is reached the application form will no longer be available.

  • 2019/09/13

    New Open Access Policy at TU Darmstadt

    With the adoption of the Open Access Policy of TU Darmstadt in the Senate, the University reaffirms its commitment to free access to scientific information.

  • 2019/09/12

    Relocation of Books (BGG)

    During the relocation of the departmental Library for Social Sciences and Humanities (Bibliothek Gesellschafts- und Geschichtswissenschaften BGG) to ULB Stadtmitte books will be unavailable for three weeks. Therefore call numbers in TUfind starting with -003- cannot be ordered until further notice.

  • 2019/09/04

    Air Conditioning at ULB Lichtwiese

    The ventilation system at ULB Lichtwiese had to be closed down due to a defective air supply motor. Repair has been commissioned. However, it will take a few days till the temperature is cooled down again and the air quality is improved. Thank you for your understanding.

  • 2019/08/27

    Reduced opening hours at ULB Stadtmitte from 1 September

    Each term the ULB Stadtmitte changes its opening hours according to the exam periods. From 1 September to 31 December the library opens daily from 8 am to 1 am.

  • 2019/08/26

    PAUL MEISSNER. Ein Architekt zwischen Tradition und Aufbruch

    07.09.2019 – 19.01.2020 Ausstellung im Kunstforum der TU Darmstadt

    Die Ausstellung rückt den Darmstädter Hochschullehrer und Erbauer der ehemaligen Landeshypothekenbank erstmals umfassend in den Fokus. Paul Meißner (1868–1939) gehört zu jener Generation von Baukünstlern zwischen Späthistorismus und früher Moderne, die es neu zu entdecken gilt.

  • 2019/08/21

    „Open“ engineering science at TU Darmstadt – the OpenIng project

    A further method for the realisation and reinforcement of Open Access (OA) and Open Educational Resources (OER) at TU Darmstadt is the OpenIng project to intensify and make publications and teaching materials for the engineering sciences easier.

  • 2019/08/21

    Probebetrieb TUdatalib gestartet

    Logo TUdatalib

    Am 20.08.19 startete der TU-weite Probebetrieb des offiziellen Forschungsdaten-Repositoriums der TU. TUdatalib wird gemeinsam von ULB und HRZ angeboten, die Weboberfläche von TUdatalib ist erreichbar unter tudatalib.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de.

  • 2019/08/07

    Vitrinen-Ausstellung in der ULB Lichtwiese

    Vitrinenausstellung ULB Lichtwiese

    Zum Thema „Architektur im Spiel“ sind Kartenspiele, Brettspiele und Wissensspiele aus den Beständen unserer Spielesammlung in Vitrinen ausgestellt, zu besichtigen in der ULB Lichtwiese im Erdgeschoss.

  • 2019/07/01

    Alexander von Humboldt – Of Plants and Books

    Ausstellung Alexander von Humboldt - Von Pflanzen und Büchern

    Exhibition at ULB Stadtmitte from 09 July to 22 September 19

    On 14 September will be the 250th anniversary of the famous scientist and traveler Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859). While the TU Botanical Garden shows an exhibition about “Scientists, Collectors and Plant Hunters”, it suggests itself to present the original works by Alexander von Humboldt from the ULB’s collection.

  • 2019/06/14

    Update of Institutional Bibliography TUbiblio

    Since a comprehensive update on 4 June 2019 the institutional bibliography of the TU Darmstadt “TUbiblio“ has been modified to suit mobile needs. For more information see the FAQ on our website.

  • 2019/04/26

    TU Darmstadt participates in DEAL-Contract with Wiley

    The DEAL Project which has been started by the alliance of German science organizations aims to conclude license agreements covering all electronic journals of international academic publishers. A first nationwide contract has now been signed with the publisher Wiley.

  • 2019/03/04


    EDC provides information resources about current developments as well as questions and answers about the future of EU-UK relationship at its website.

  • 2019/01/04

    Omission of licenses for electronic resources

    Due to the reduction in the “Funds for improving the quality of teaching and study conditions” (QSL-funds) and the omission of extra funds the ULB is no longer able to finance and license the following electronic resources in 2019:

  • 2018/10/16

    International Open-Access-Week 2018

    From 22 to 25 October the TU Darmstadt participates again in the International Open Access Week. The President of the TU Darmstadt, ULB and HDA (Center for Educational Development) invite to a sequence of lectures about Open Access and look forward to an open discussion in order to promote the use and effectiveness of Open Access in the scientific community. All lectures conclude with refreshments and snacks. For more information: www.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/oawoche

  • 2018/05/29

    Open Access Publications Fund at TU Darmstadt in 2017

    In 2017 the TU Darmstadt in collaboration with the German Research Foundation (DFG) opened an Open Access Publications Fund. It was established to promote and support scientific publications in open access journals. more

  • 2018/02/06

    Open access publications of TU9 quick and easy

    A new interface on the joint website of the TU9-universities allows a targeted search for all open access publications of TU9: https://www.tu9.de/forschung/

  • 2018/01/19

    Federal Ministry of Education and Research supports project „OpenIng“

    OpenIng is a project to raise the awareness for open access publication models in the engineering sciences. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research supports the joint project between the TU Darmstadt and the universities of Braunschweig and Stuttgart with 300000 €.

  • 2017/08/01

    Guidelines for TUprints enhanced and updated

    The publication service of the TU Darmstadt “TUprints” has been updated and enhanced guidelines have been published. The open-access repository gives all members of the university the opportunity to publish academic papers electronically as a first or second publication.