University Library

 

Opening hours for members of the Angewandte only

Please enter the library with a FFP2 mask and a negative Covid test confirmation.

Mon - Fri  10:00 - 16:00
 
Service (information and library cards)
Mon - Fri  10:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:00

The Library is closed May, 14 2021.

New

Important notice: The library premises are only open to members of the University (students, researchers, and teaching staff). For non University users lending is possible via online order and postal delivery.

Special COVID-19 provisions as of 1 March 2021

From March 1 on, you are required to present a negative COVID-19 test result no older than 48 hours, and to put on an FFP2 face covering before entering the University Library's rooms.



 

Searching for literature and audiovisual media

All media (printed or online) can be researched on use of supA Search Portal Angewandte

New aquisitions (February issue)

Please note: Access to electronic library collections outside the university’s network is only available to students and staff of the Angewandte via VPN.  You can find guidance here (German only).

Please note that NO library card is required to access our electronic resources.
 

All media (printed or online) can be researched on use of supA [Suchportal Angewandte]

New databases

Ebook Central (ProQuest)
(only via VPN)

With Ebook Central you can quickly and easily search for relevant e-books and chapters, read texts online or search within e-books. You can easily mark, add notes and bookmarks in your online copy, which is stored for you in your own bookshelf. You can also share your research results with others, download e-books and chapters to your notebook or mobile device, and much more.
You can find instructions for researching in Ebook Central here. (German only)



PressReader
(only via VPN)
Subscribers get access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves.
 
Artfilms Digital
(only via VPN)
Video streaming service with videos from the fields of architecture, art, fashion, experimental film, photography, theatre, etc.
 

Terms of Use


 
Corona measures

Corona measures

For your protection and for our protection
(applies if the Library's rooms are accessible)


  • •Please keep a distance of at least 2 meters to other persons.
  • •Put on an FFP2 face covering before entering the University Library's rooms. It may be taken off when sitting at the reading tables.
  • •There are hand sanitisers in situ. Please use them at any time to disinfect your hands.
  • •The chair arrangements must not be altered!
  • •Working in groups is not permissible.
  • •Please disinfect your hands before using the copy machines or book scanner, or before touching books/media.
  • •Do not remove any books/media from the trolleys that are marked for returned items (quarantine rules)!
  • •Please use the disinfectants provided by the Library to disinfect your work area before use.
Opening hours
Equipment
Classification
Charges
Finalizing your studies
The University Library's collections
Documents and forms to download
Return of books/media
Separate reading desks
Artists' Books

Application for a library card and borrowing services

Opening hours
Please note: The library premises are only open to members of the University (students, researchers, and teaching staff). For non University members lending is possible via online order and postal delivery.

Opening hours:

Mon - Fri
10:00 - 16:00
 
Service: information and library cards
Mon - Fri
10:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:00

  • During service hours we will be available to assist you in person.
  • Please bear in mind that library cards can only be processed and picked up during our service hours!
  • A library card needs to be issued and you will be informed when it is ready for collection. 
  • Any fees that may arise in connection with the library card are to be paid by bank debit or credit card at the self-service terminals.
  • for general information about our services you can either visit us in person, or call us under +43 1 711 33- 2268, or send us an e-mail.
  • for in-depth literature research or individual advice, please contact Frau Mag. Irene Schwarz either in person, or by phone +43 1 711 33-2268, or by e-mail.
Who is entitled to use the library?
Which documents do I need to apply for a library card?
Which media can I borrow?
How many items can I order?
How can I get a library card?
My library card has expired!
Loan period
Extend loan period
How do I borrow items from an off-site stack?
How do I borrow items from other departments of the University?
Pre-booking of books/media
Reservation of books/media in the reading room
Interlibrary loans
Return of books/media
Course reading shelf
Artists' books

Training & training courses offered

Webinars
 
Due to COVID-19 measures, guided library tours and research workshops cannot take place in situ and will instead be carried out in form of a Webinar.
This semester, the Library offers interactive online seminars presented in a live format so that you can participate easily.

What do you need?

 
  • Computer or mobile terminal device (e.g. mobile phone) with internet access
  • Headset, or head phones and loudspeaker
  • VPN access on your device is a prerequisite for the webinars Research for Advanced Users and Research in Individual Databases.
  • Registration up to 2 days prior to the date of the webinar
  • Duration: depending on the webinar approx. 40 - 50 minutes

How do you register for a webinar?
 
Send an e-mail to Borrowing. You will subsequently receive an invitation to a Zoom meeting with the required password.

Which webinars are available?
 
Basics for Beginners and as a Refresher

After an introduction to the Library, its holdings, and the current borrowing modalities, the webinar focusses on research using the online catalogue supA, in particular on the research of electronic resources in the catalogue. In addition, there will be tips on how to research with success and participants can ask questions in connection with this topic. The objective is to demonstrate how efficient the use of this form of available information and media can be.
Duration: approx. 50 min.

Research for Advanced Users 

This webinar will explain essentials for research in Catalog+ and the database module of supA. Also, how to search in Catalog+ for licensed fulltext and freely available journal articles. You will find out how to set up Alert Services, and how to personalize or save searches. In addition, there will be demonstrations of research in the database module of supA. This will include interpretation and filtering of search results. Also, we shall go into further research options. 
Duration: approx. 50 min.

Research in Individual Databases

We present an overview of licensed databases available in the Library so that you know about the databases relevant to your study subject. After the overview of different types of database, we go through example researches in some individual databases. Specific research tools and features of the different types of database are looked at more closely. There will be an introduction to the reference databases of ProQuest (ABM, daai, ...…), the fulltext database Art & Architecture Complete, ebook Central and the new online lexicon Grove Art.
Duration: approx. 50 min.

Scientific Research
We present further options to search for scientific documents on the internet. First and foremost is the search for electronically available full texts. Besides the research in library networks and DBIS, the database information system, we introduce you to specialist portals for scientific research. In addition, we provide information about various scientific search engines that give you access to freely available fulltext. 
Duration: approx. 50 min. 


Dates
Scientific Research

Thu,  15.4. 10:00 (german)
Mon, 19.4. 11:00

Guided tours for groups and classes
Research Workshops for Institutes
Winter semester 2020/2021
Please go to German page, thank you.

Contact

  Name E-Mail Extension
Director Hentze, Sybille sybille.hentze@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2260
Deputy director Totschnig, Johanna johanna.totschnig@uni-ak.ac.at +43 171133-2262
       
General requests   bibliothek@uni-ak.ac.at +43 171133-2268
Information and user services
General requests
Guided tours/training courses
Viewing artist's books
  borrowing@uni-ak.ac.at +43 171133-2268
 
Teaching Library
Making an appointment for research Access to the University Library's electronic resources
Schwarz, Irene irene.schwarz@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2275
Exchange of publications Kandinger, Ramona ramona.kandinger@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133/2277
Repository (Phaidra) Bailoni, Maximilian maximilian.bailoni@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2274
Loan Requests Hentze, Sybille sybille.hentze@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2260

Team


Name Function E-Mail Extension
Aichberger, Tanja Information and user services, Interlibrary loans, Course shelf tanja.aichberger@uni-ak.ac.at                       +43 1 71133-2265
Baruwa, Rosa Apprentice rosa-medea.baruwa@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2268
Bosek, Alexander Acquisition print and electronic alexander.bosek@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2267
Edinger, Pol Information and user services pol.edinger@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2268
Gschlacht, Ursula Digital Library, Special projects,
Repository Phaidra, Journal processing, Apprentice trainer
ursula.gschlacht@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2267
Haslbeck, Anne Media processing print anne.haslbeck@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2266
Hentze, Sybille Director, Head of Aqusition, Loan requests sybille.hentze@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2260
Herzog, Renate Administration renate.herzog@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2261
Jäger, Martina Internal IT support, Alma system administrator,
special projects
martina.jaeger@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2911
Kandinger, Ramona Exchange of publications ramona.kandinger@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2277
Mädl, Eva Information and user services, media processing print, permanent loans eva.maedl@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2268
Pinter, Elisabeth Information and user services, Teaching Library, media processing print elisabeth.pinter@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2278
Sacluti, Rosa Bernadette Media processing rosa-bernadette.sacluti@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2276
Schwarz, Irene Head of information and user services, Head of Teaching Library irene.schwarz@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2275
Totschnig, Johanna Deputy library director, Head of media processing print and electronic, Head of Digital Library, Aleph system administrator johanna.totschnig@uni-ak.ac.at +43 1 71133-2262,
+43 664 60 713 2262



Über die Bibliothek

Die Universitätsbibliothek ist die zentrale Informationseinrichtung der Universität. Sie unterstützt Studium, Lehre und Forschung an der Universität durch Bereitstellung und Vermittlung von gedruckten, elektronischen und audiovisuellen Informationsträgern zu allen angebotenen Studienbereichen.
Sie stellt ihre Bestände für die berufliche und allgemeine Bildung der Öffentlichkeit zur Verfügung.
Sie fördert die Informationskompetenz ihrer BenutzerInnen, d.h. die Fähigkeit zur Auswahl, Nutzung und kritischen Bewertung von Informationsträgern, durch Schulungen und individuelle Beratung.
 
Sie ist allgemein (öffentlich) zugänglich. Die gesamten Bestände sind über supA Suchportal Angewandte recherchierbar und können an der Bibliothek benützt und zum überwiegenden Teil nach Hause entlehnt werden.