Use of the ULB

The following legal and management regulations apply to the use of the University and State Library as well as its services:

  • Terms of use
    Information: The applicable smoking ban for the University and State Library also includes so-called E-cigarettes, since the smoking of these E-cigarettes is likely to disturb legitimate interests of other users as well as to cause damages to the media, equipment and building, particularly an accidental triggering of the fire and smoke detectors (§ 8, Par. 1, Terms of Use of the ULB).
  • Interlibrary loan code
  • Fees regulation
  • Copyright law

State Library Collection Mandate

The "Kulturgesetzbuch NRW" (Cultural Code of North Rhine-Westphalia) comprises the legal basis of the mandate of the ULB as State Library for Westphalia to collect all physical and non-physical media publications falling within the collection mandate.
Kulturgesetzbuch NRW