Information & service enquiries

From Mondays to Fridays, we will be happy to help you with any catalogue-related or bibliographical questions at our Information and Service Desk or to refer you to the relevant contact person in our library. We also offer information and advice on questions beyond our library. Our information services are free of charge and available to all interested parties.

Naturally, you will also receive information and answers to your service enquiries at our desks in the Historical Building and in the Forestry, Physics, Cultural Studies and Economics & Social Sciences Divisional Libraries as well as in the Medical Library and the Waldweg Library.

Are you restricted in your personal mobility or visually impaired?

We will be glad to help answer your questions on the use of our facilities. Please find further information on our pages Services for individuals with restricted personal mobility and Services for the visually impaired.

Written Information

Do you have any bibliographical questions or need some information on our holdings?

Please contact Written Information, where we will be happy to help you. Please note that there are different contact persons for our modern and our historical holdings. 

We will assist you in preparing for your visit to the Göttingen State and University Library, help you with your questions about photocopy and scanning requests and advise you on the options that best suit your needs. Please consult our current price list for photocopy and scanning requests.

Do you need reproductions of entire works or of individual images from our holdings for printing purposes?

Please submit a simple request (email) for reproduction permission and state their proposed use. It is usually possible to grant your request by return mail.