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Hygiene rules

Hygiene rules

  • It is possible to have a corona quick test performed on the campus of Münster University of Applied Sciences.
  • Masks are compulsory on the entire FH campus and in all buildings. Persons with cold symptoms are not allowed to enter the campus of the FH (s. Regeln zum Betrieb an der FH Münster)
  • When entering the library, visitors must disinfect their hands.
  • According to the new Corona Protection Ordinance, a medical mask (surgical mask or FFP2) must also be worn by all persons present in the libraries. Entering only with a so-called everyday mask as mouth-nose covering is not permitted.
  • When entering and exiting the library, you must check in and out using a mobile device or your library card.

Working in the library

Working in the library

You can contactless pick up your pre-ordered media in FINDEX and borrow them at the self-checkout.
. Furthermore, a limited number of people can independently search for media on the shelves after check-in via QR code or copy them, for example.
. In addition, individual workstations are available. The use of these places is only possible with prior booking and in compliance with the regulations of the current Corona Protection Ordinance.
Please refer to the opening hours overview of the respective departmental library.

BEFORE

  • You book a workstation using the form linked below (only possible for members of the FH Münster und der Kunstakademie).
  • You can find the available times on the booking form or in the opening hours overview of the respective departmental library
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  • The booking is possible max. three days in advance.
  • Should it not be possible for you to keep the booked appointment, please send an email to dv-biblfh-muensterde so that we can cancel your booking.
ON THE DAY OF YOUR BOOKING
  • You will wear a medical mask and come to the library at the beginning of your booking time.
  • You must check in and out using a mobile device or your library card as you enter and exit the library.
  • You will present confirmation of your workstation reservation printed out or on a mobile device.

Access to final theses

Bibliothek für Architektur, Design und Kunst
In order to view the final theses, please book a workstation. For more information, see the section "Working in the library".

Departmental Library Hüfferstiftung (Sozialwesen).
In order to view the final theses, please book a workstation. For more information, see the section "Working in the library".

Borrowing items

How can I borrow items?

The media should be ordered in advance via the FINDEX, as only a limited number of people can access the library

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Loans are only possible via the self-booker.
In order to be able to check out items at the self-check-machine, you must know your FH identifier and your associated password! It is not possible to check out through library staff. The self-checkout machine is operated by a touch screen and is cleaned regularly. However, if you do not want to touch the touch screen, please bring disposable gloves yourself

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It is not possible to return books via the self-check-machine or at the counter during circulation hours

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Please refer to the pages of the respective departmental library for the current opening hours.

Is it possible to borrow electrical devices (VR equipment)?

Yes, it's possible. However, borrowing is generally only possible for members of Münster University of Applied Sciences and Münster Academy of Art. The equipment must be ordered in advance using the order form on one of the websites listed below and will be loaned to your library account after the order has been processed. You will receive a loan receipt by e-mail and then have the possibility to pick up the equipment during Lending hours in the Departmental Library of your choice up to 4 days after the loan date. Afterwards the equipment will be returned. The devices can only be borrowed if the loan receipt can be shown as a printout or on the smartphone.
The end of the loan period is the date on the loan receipt.

For current opening hours, please refer to the pages of the respective Department Library.

Returning items

The loan period for my books expires. What should I do?

A: You have the following options:

1. you return the book via the return machine in the bistro courtyard of the FHZ (Corrensstr. 25, 48149 Münster) or via the return boxes at the other locations
- Library for Architecture, Design and Art outside at the door to the library foyer (Leonardo-Campus 10, 48149 Münster).
- Hüfferstiftung Departmental Library behind the building (inner courtyard) at the rear entrance door (Johann-Krane-Weg 23, 48149 Münster).
- Steinfurt Departmental Library in front of building part A, (Stegerwaldstraße 39, 48565 Steinfurt).
When using the return boxes, the return posting will be made at a later date for organisational reasons. This does not result in any late fees.

2. Use the online extension. In principle, all borrowed media can be extended several times. The renewal is valid from the day it was carried out.
Therefore: Please renew only once at first! There is no point in immediately renewing a second time, you are "giving away" another loan period.

How can I return electronic equipment (VR glasses, dictation machines, boards, etc.)?

A: You can deposit these items on a marked book trolley during the loan periods in the Departmental Library from which they were borrowed.
For organisational reasons, a return posting will be made at a later date. This will not result in any late fees.

For current opening hours, please refer to the pages of the respective Department Library.

I would like to have a discharge confirmation of the library for exmatriculation during the period of closure. Is it possible?

A: Yes, we can issue a discharge confirmation for exmatriculation by email, provided that you have returned all items and paid any outstanding fees. If you still have borrowed items in your possession, please return them first using the self-return machine at the FHZ building (Corrensstr. 25, 48149 Münster).

Interlibrary loan

Can I place interlibrary loans?

A:Interlibrary loan of books and ordering of journal articles is possible. From the order date 25.1.2021, orders for articles will be delivered in electronic form (PDF) due to an exception by VG Wort. This service is initially limited until 31.3.2021. After positive processing of the order, you will receive a download link to the ordered article in your notification e-mail.
Further information can be found here:

Can I return interlibrary loans media?

A: Interlibrary loan media can be deposited on a marked book trolley during the lending hours of the Departmental Libraries. Please make sure that you hand in your media in due time. For organisational reasons, a return posting will be made at a later date. This will not result in any late fees.

The current opening hours can be found on the pages of the respective departmental library.

E-Books

How can I access electronic books from home?

A:

Use FINDEX to search for the electronic book you need. You will find a link to the full-text version of your university (FH Münster or Kunstakademie Münster) in the e-book details. You must identify yourself with your FH ID.
This is only possible for members of the FH Münster or Kunstakademie Münster.

If you have problems using e-books, please contact us by e-mail: findexfh-muensterde.

Paying fees

How can I pay my fees?

Multifunctional device (copier, printer and scanner)

You can pay your fees at the library or request payment information for a wire transfer.

Multifunctional device (copier, printer and scanner)

Is it possible to obtain copies from journals?

Copying from journals and loose-leaf collections is possible in compliance with the regulations of the current Corona-Schutzverordnung.
To note:

  • The opening hours of the respective department library.
  • A medical mask must be worn.
  • When entering and leaving the library, you must check in and out using a mobile device or your library card.

New library cards for external users

Copying from journals and loose-leaf collections is permitted, subject to the regulations of the current Corona Protection Ordinance.
To note:

  • The opening hours of the respective department library.
  • A medical mask must be worn.
  • When entering and leaving the library, you must check in and out using a mobile device or your library card.

I am not a member of FH Münster and have never borrowed any items from there before. Can I have a new library card issued so that I can borrow books?

A: Members of the WWU and students at other universities in Münster can have an ID card issued. To do so, please contact us by mail at: bbleofh-muensterde. For all other externals, an ID card is currently not possible.

Purchase requests

Can I still suggest a book?

A: Yes, it is still possible to make requests for orders, which will be processed.
The newly purchased media will be reserved for you. You will receive an e-mail as soon as they are ready for pick-up. The media can be picked up during the lending hours.

The current opening hours can be found on the pages of the respective departmental library.

ILIAS and Panopto

Who can help me with questions about ILIAS or Panopto?

A: If you have any questions about ILIAS or Panopto, please contact elearningfh-muensterde. Alternatively, check out the following pages:

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