Current Corona rules for library visits

  • 3G: Library customers may enter the university if they have been vaccinated, recovered or tested. Appropriate proof must be carried and shown on request.
  • OP or FFP2 masks are compulsory.
    Masks are not required at reserved seats, provided that a minimum distance of 1.5 m from other persons is reliably maintained.
  • Please disinfect your hands when entering the library.
  • When entering, the online check-in with your smartphone is required by the QR code. Please check out again on leaving.
  • Keep a distance of 1.5 metres to other persons, even if they are waiting in front of the library.
  • Should you have flu-like symptoms, please do not visit the library.
  • To all corona hygiene regulations of the HNU (including instructions on how to enter contact details via QR code)

Library introduction and account activation for freshmen

To make it easier for you to start your studies, you will find the following information on the e-learning platform of the course 'HNU service points: Library; Computer Centre; Study and Examination' (only in German): HNU-Servicestellen: Bibliothek; Rechenzentrum; Studium und Prüfung (opens in a new window).

You can open a library account by sending us the web form or by showing your Campus Card in person at the service desk.

New database: IEEE Electronic Library (IEL)

The IEEE Electronic Library (IEL) database can now also be searched.

  • Subjects: Electrical engineering, communications, and computing.
  • Contains: Journal articles and conference papers of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).
  • Language: English
  • Access: Not all content is licensed, for full texts only please limit hit list to "Subscribed Content".
  • Additional information: User Guide and Video Tutorials

Access is via the HNU network (also via EZproxy) and is limited until the end of the year.

Us­ing the lib­rary off-cam­pus

Us­ing the lib­rary off-cam­pus

HNU members can access all of our e-books and most of the databases off-campus (opens in a new window) via EZproxy.