News from the library

  • 2019/05/21

    Ascension Day and Pentecost 2019

    All departments of the ULB will be closed on Ascension Day, 30 May, and Pentecost, 09 to 10 June.

    During the exam periods from June to August the library remains open 24 hours a day – 7 days a week to give students more time to prepare for their exams. The opening hours will be reduced again in April and September.

  • 2019/05/20

    Europawahl – der Countdown läuft

    Wer sich jetzt noch schnell informieren möchte, kann das auf der EDZ-Webseite zur Europawahl tun. Besuchen Sie auch den EDZ-Stand im Foyer der ULB Stadtmitte. Hier können Sie sich viele interessante Publikationen – rund um die Europawahl – mit nach Hause nehmen.

  • 2019/05/20

    Relocation of Patent and Trademark Centre Rhein-Main

    From 20 May 2019 the Patent and Trademark Centre opens during usual office hours at its new location: TU building S4|14, Mornewegstraße 26-32, 64293 Darmstadt, 2. floor, rooms 2.3.07 – 2.3.21.

  • 2019/05/10

    & Booklets: Emil Siemeister's Artists' Books

    & Hefte, Ausstellung Siemeister

    Exhibition at ULB Stadtmitte from 14 May to 30 June 2019

    The Artist Emil Siemeister creates his works from various materials, techniques and genres whereby he always starts from a drawing as his elementary basis.

    Exhibition opening: Monday, 13 May, 6pm

  • 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.

  • 2019/04/16

    Events Summer Term

    You need tips and tricks in searching for literature? You need help in quoting properly? You want an introduction into literature management systems? Or assistance working with LaTeX? Starting this week our courses and workshops may help to facilitate your studies.

  • 2019/03/26

    New Opening Hours in Library for Humanities and Social Sciences (BGG)

    The departmental library for Humanities and Social Sciences (Bibliothek Gesellschafts- und Geschichtswissenschaften BGG) in Landwehrstr. 54 adjusts its opening hours as follows: Mo – Thur: 9am – 5pm and Fr: 9am – 1pm

  • 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.

  • 2019/02/28

    First Humboldt Fellow at ULB

    The library is looking forward to welcome Jonathan West from Newcastle as its first Humboldt Fellow. Jonathan West is an expert in German historical linguistics and will work at the ULB at his machine readable text corpus (more than 27 M different word forms) for three months, starting on 1 March.

  • 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:

  • 2018/12/20

    Darmstadt WiFi

    The project “Darmstadt WiFi”, supported by the city council of Darmstadt, the energy supplier ENTEGA and the transportation company HEAG mobile, promotes the “Digital City of Darmstadt” by installing public hotspots in the town centre. Since December the University Computer Centre (HRZ) and the ULB are participating in this project. “Darmstadt WiFi” can now be used in ULB Stadtmitte and ULB Lichtwiese via the local WLAN infrastructure.

  • 2018/12/10

    Cultural Hackathon „Coding Da Vinci Rhein-Main“ successfully completed

    After five weeks, on 1 December the first cultural hackathon “Coding Da Vinci” endet with a festive awards ceremony in the State Museum at Mainz. The ULB supplied the data and organized the competition.

  • 2018/11/27

    Vitrinen-Ausstellung in der ULB Lichtwiese

    Vitrinenausstellung ULB Lichtwiese

    Zu den Themen Entwicklung des Campus Lichtwiese und Bau der ULB Lichtwiese sind Bilder, Bücher und Texte in den Vitrinen ausgestellt, zu besichtigen im HMZ im Durchgang zum Maschinenbaugebäude.

  • 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.