Virtual Tour

The entrance to the main library is located in the foyer of the main lecture hall. In front of the entrance there is a box for returning items during closing hours.

Lockers are available in the entrance area. please notice, that coats, jackets, bags and similar items are not allowed in the library. It is prohibited to take food or beverages into the library.

On the ground floor are open-access-shelves with a broad variety of monographies, digital media titles as well as the collection of the "Society for the History of Wine", long term loan titles, reference books and legal texts. All titles can be found using the electronic catalog search.

IT equipped work desks with internet access and an office suite are placed on ground and first floor. They can be found on the outer boundaries of the library. Access to computers requires a valid user-id and password. Two seperate, with multimedia computer, flatscreen, whiteboard, scanner and printer equipped study rooms for groups are located on ground floor. Due to high demand, reservation is required.

The front desk on ground floor is the central information point.  Any library service is offered here. Feel free to ask a member of staff about procedures on how to lend, reserve ar renew items.

Periodicals of the recent year are in open-access-shelves on the upper floor. The most recent issue covers the front of its very shelve section. Of some periodicals only the most recent issue is available. Older issues are on stuck in department libraries and can be made available there on a short notice. Periodicals cannot be lend > Library Usage.
Older volumes of periodicals ara bound and sorted by topic on the upper floor or in department libraries.
The site of periodicals can be looked up in the online-catalog. You will only get title information. Information on articles of a certain issue are not supplied, but citations of earlier and later titles. To research articles please use our Databases.

On the upper floor are further work and reading desks with internet access. A copy machine from the student body with unrestricted access is also located on the upper floor. Copy cards can be purchased at the front desk.

The basement houses, the stack-room (called "Magazin"), with a large variety of periodicals, monographies and graduate thesis. Access is restricted to library staff. Shelvemarks of items from stack room end with "Mg" as leading letters. To get access to items or borrow them please ask a librarian at the front desk.

Some items in the stack-room are of historic value and subject to certain restrictive terms of use. Especially copying and borrowing of these items can be restricted. Library officials make up modalities and keep them current.



Contact Library

Von-Lade-Straße 1
65366 - Geisenheim

Phone: +49 (0)6722 502 261
Fax: +49 (0)6722 502 260

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