Reserved Collections

University Library service for Kiel University's teaching staff.

Printed Works

The Central Library lends your items from reserved collections in the departmental libraries. Please note the following regulations:

The applicant:

  • is a professor
  • has a personal Central Library card
  • is prepared to bear the cost of a repurchase if any item is lost


Apply for the provision of a reserved collection  and send to the relevant Subject Librarian of the Central Library.

Subject Librarians check

  • the general loan conditions
  • the condition of the items
  • the repurchase conditions
  • the relevance for the university course versus availability for use at the library
  • journals and textbooks. They are not loaned for reserved collections

and, if approved, initiate the establishment of a reserved collection.

by e-mail if all items are present.

at the circulation desk

Electronic Items

Please use the e-learning platform OpenOLAT for an electronic reserved collection.