Library

Area of responsibility

Acquisition of literature

  • Research and selection of appropriate literature for our library stock
  • handling book requests from students and staff members
  • checking unit
  • ordering literature for the entire University
  •  applying for funds for the acquisition of literature
  • control and processing of invoices
  •  license negotiations
  •  license management
  •  national and international passive inter-library loan
  •  receiving and adding literature donations to the library stock

Service

  • continuous information service on our loans desk
  • consultation, both in person and via telephone or email
  • library tours for a single person as well as for groups
  • research training
  • Citavi training for small and big groups
  • upkeep of our website
  • building and maintaining of databases
  • providing the opportunity to print or scan
  • working on research commissions
  • providing workplaces and rooms
  • distributing the contents of journals
  • free reservation of books that are borrowed
  • providing free lockers for your stay in/at the library
  • return box for returning books outside the opening time
  • apprenticeships in the field of librarianship
  • providing youth hostel cards for members of the University
  • shipping of “Geisenheimer Berichte”
  • lost and found office
  • providing a children’s play corner
  • borrowing portable playsets for University staff/members

Literature provision

  • cataloguing of literature
  • providing different catalogues for research
  • media loan
  • constant maintenance and revision of our stock
  • conservation and provision of our historical stock
  • technical revision of books
  • Receiving and adding donation
  • creation and management of user accounts
  • national and international active inter-library loan
  • processing and providing of databases
  • processing and providing E-books
  • bookbinding of journal issues
  • organization of periodical circulations
  • cataloguing, archiving and providing Bachelor/Master thesis of the university graduates
  • providing the media of the “Gesellschaft der Geschichte des Weines” which is also for loan

Projects

  • FIS – Forschungssinformationssystem
  • HeFDI - Hessische Forschungsdateninfrastrukturen

Opening hours

lecture period

Mon. - Thu.: 9:00 am - 07:00 pm
Fri.: 9:00 am - 04:00 pm

Semester break

Mon. + Wed.: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Tue. + Thu.: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Fri.: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Exams

Mon. - Fri.: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm

Contact persons

Head of the library

Sabine Muth
Sabine Muth
Building 5911
Room 2.10/2.11
Phone +49 6722 502 262
Sabine.Muth(at)hs-gm.de Details

Acquisition

Christine Neumer
Christine Neumer
Building 5911
Room 1.08/1.10
Phone +49 6722 502 263
Christine.Neumer(at)hs-gm.de Details

Licensing

Stefanie Blum
Dipl.-Online-Journalistin (FH) Stefanie Blum
Building 5911
Room 1.08/1.10
Phone +49 6722 502 269
Stefanie.Blum(at)hs-gm.de Details

Loan counter, catalog, inter-library loan

Ivonne Pfeiffer
Ivonne Pfeiffer
Building 5911
Room 1.06
Phone +49 6722 502 265
Ivonne.Pfeiffer(at)hs-gm.de Details

Library-IT

Marion Elzner
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Marion Elzner
Building 5911
Room 2.08
Phone +49 6722 502 268
Marion.Elzner(at)hs-gm.de Details
Rhabanus Freimuth
Rhabanus Freimuth
Building 5911
Room 2.08
Phone +49 6722 502 264
Rhabanus.Freimuth(at)hs-gm.de Details

periodicals, lost and found office

Stefanie Zschiesche
Stefanie Zschiesche
Building 5911
Room 2.09
Phone +49 6722 502 266
Stefanie.Zschiesche(at)hs-gm.de Details

Analog-to-digital conversion

Melanie Rubröder
Melanie Rubröder
Building 5911
Room 2.09
Phone +49 6722 502 261
Melanie.Rubroeder(at)hs-gm.de Details

Trainee

Dominik Petry
Dominik Petry
Building 5911
Room 1.08/1.10
Phone +49 6722 502 89269
Dominik.Petry(at)hs-gm.de Details