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ATTENTION: Due to the Corona crisis, the individual UB locations currently offer only limited services. Working on site is only possible for members of the HU. Lending and returning media is possible for all library users. 


The library is closed from 24.12.2020 to 03.01.2021.


The following services are currently available at Grimm-Zentrum:

  • Reading room use (access to the inner area/open access holdings):
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30 h, only with a place card handed out by the service staff;
    if you are interested in a computer working place, please inform the service staff when you register

  • Service desk in the foyer:
    Mo - Fr 09:00 - 17:00 h issueing of place cards
    Mo - Fr 09:00 - 17:30 h issueing of passage cards
    Mo - Fr 09:00 - 18:00 h
    new registrations and library card extensions

  • Service desk inside on the ground floor:
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 h for the borrowing of media that cannot be borrowed from the self-issue machines and for the return of place cards

  • Information desk inside on the ground floor:
    Mon - Fri 09:30 - 17:30 h

  • Return of books at the self-return machine in the foyer:
    Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00 h
  • Research Reading Room (only by appointment):
    Mon - Wed, Fri 10:00 - 14:00 h, Thu 14:00 - 18:00 h
  • Computer and Media Service (CMS) (service desk on the 1st floor):
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00 h
  • Use of research computers:
    the research computers at the counters (on the individual floors) and on the north side are available, but the use of your own mobile devices is recommended
  • Copy, print, scan:
    see the corresponding services of Ricoh. The MensaCard recharging devices are available again.
  • Stack orders/On-site use:
    Media from the stacks for home use can still be ordered via Primus. Media from the stacks for on-site use can be ordered and used in the research reading room. We kindly ask you to make a reservation in advance, see the website of the Research Reading Room.

Please note that entering the reading room (access to the inner area/open access holdings) is generally only possible with a place card handed out by the service staff.

Further information on the services of the University Library during the Corona Pandemic.


--> Please note our service times and special opening times during holidays and semester breaks!

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Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum Link to the Spatial Information System
Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 1/3
10117 Berlin
+49 30 2093-99370
Security Attendants: +49 30 2093-4120

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