- Registration form "Projects"
Application for a library card for a project at the University of Münster by the head of project
- Declaration of consent from the legal guardians
Minors only receive a library card of the ULB with the consent from the legal guardians.
- Authority – collection of an ULB library card
Persons authorised to collect another person's library card must present a written authority.
- Request for the transfer of the loan authorisation
As a researcher at Münster University, you would like to instruct a student assistant or a member of staff to borrow books from the ULB for you? Then fill out this form and send it to the lending desk of the Central Library. A prerequisite for the transfer of the loan authorisation is that the authorised person has their own library account.
- Authority – borrowing of books and media
You would like to authorise someone to borrow books from the ULB for you? Then fill out this authorisation; the authorised person must show the authorisation every time he/she borrows a book from the ULB. This authorisation is also valid if the authorised person does not have their own library account.
- Search request
If a book is marked as loanable in the catalogue, but is not on the shelf at the location over a period of at least 3 days, you can initiate a search request. You can also use this form when you have received a stack request back for the second time without result.
This form can be filled in electronically. Please save the completed form and send it as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Loss and damage report for books/media
Please fill out this form completely and submit it to the University and State Library either
- by personal delivery at the loan desk of the library where you borrowed the book/medium, or
- by post, fax or e-mail to
Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek
Zentralbibliothek/ Leihstelle der Bibliothek
Fax: +49 (0)251 83-28398
- Form for international interlibrary loan
Please enter the details of the required document and the declaration of cost coverage. (The entered data is automatically transferred to the following page.) Then print the document and sign it in the appropriate fields on the pages 2 and 3. Please do not enter any handwritten comments or additions in the form! Please hand in both pages (2 and 3) at the information desk of the ULB Münster together with the interlibrary loan ticket of the national interlibrary loan (does not apply when ordering academic theses from Austria and France).
- Confirmation of loss events for interlibrary loans
In order to place an interlibrary loan for a book or a journal issue that is – contrary to the information provided in the DigiBib – no longer available in the institute (exclusive possession), please hand in the loss statement of the institute at the information desk of the Central Library. The corresponding form must be fully completed. The interlibrary loan will then be carried out for you on the basis of the usual conditions.
Fact sheets: Using the ULB
Found quickly – Floor Plans
ULB floor plans will help you find out what is where.
Exploring the University Library
A short instruction on how to use the University and State Library of Münster with a link overview of the ULB offers
Barrier-free access to the ULB (accessible PDF)
Training and support
Initial orientation, searching & finding, writing of theses, personal advice
Idea – Research – Doctorate
ULB offers for doctoral students
Knowledge for scientists
Offers of the ULB for teaching, research and publication especially for scientists of the University of Münster
Deliveries for university institutes outside the city centre
Literature for the research paper
Here you will find help for literature search for your research paper in the library system of the University of Münster.
Interlibrary loan and document delivery
Ordering books and articles from other libraries
Journals and newspapers
Locations, search options, access to e-journals
The manuscript reading room
In the manuscript reading room, the valuable collections that should be well protected are made available for use.
Lockers in the reading room
Guidelines for the use of lockers in the reading room
Accepted credentials for students of law
Instruction: Copiers & PCs in the ULB
Multifunctional Copiers: Copying, Scanning & Printing
Quick Start Guide
Instructions for the PCs in the ULB
You can convert Word files into pdf format and save search results, websites and other files directly to a USB stick or send them by email.
Fact sheets: Digital Publishing
Idea – Research – Doctorate
ULB offers for doctoral candidates
Checklist for authors of digital theses
Declaration for filing a digital theses
WWU Münster Academic Publications
Your publication online & in print
Open Access: idea, possibilities, use
Open access publication fund
Fact sheets: Using the Soc. Sci. Branch Library
Material for decentralised libraries
Resources for your work in a decentralised library can be found on the page of the Alma Services.