Functions and Tasks
University library of TU Darmstadt with the locations ULB Stadtmitte, ULB Lichtwiese and ULB Schloss
The library provides members of the TU and the population of south Hesse with printed and digital literature and information for research, teaching and studying purposes. It promotes information literacy, provides publishing services and offers learning space for over 1,000 people.
Research library for issues concerning information transfer and infrastructural aspects of data science and digital humanities in cooperation with university research, based on the library's and rich historical holdings. In this context, digital collections , the retro-digitisation and digital edition are all of key significance. As a conservation centre, ULB researches and arranges general aspects of restoration and conservation and provides advisory functions, in particular for Hesse institutions. research data
State library for the population of Darmstadt and south Hesse as well as for training and research institutions, authorities, cultural institutes and companies located here. The library operates a diverse cultural programme. It organises exhibitions, lectures, readings and other events, and develops new participatory forms of digital cultural mediation.
Patent and Trademark Centre
As the central place for research, information management and knowledge transfer in the field of IP (Intellectual Property), the is an important contact for the TU and for small and medium-sized companies, major companies, universities and research institutions in the Rhine-Main region. Patent and Trademark Centre
Information and documentation on Europe and the EU.
In accordance with Articles 2 and 20 of the Hesse Archives Act (HArchG), the is responsible for the collection, transfer, appropriate storage, backup and provision of archival documents from every area of the Technical University of Darmstadt and its predecessor institutions. It can also accept documents from other origins if this is necessary for the extension, indexing and use of the official archive material and for researching the history of the university. Historical Archive