Get to know the library

Göttingen State and University Library offers introductions to the library, its use and its history to students, university staff and interested citizens.

Central Library and Divisional Libraries

As initial orientation, we recommend all new users to attend the tour Get to know the Central Library of Göttingen State and University Library (in German). You can also participate in guided tours through the Divisional Libraries and the Waldweg Library, which take place mostly at the beginning of new semesters.
We offer you an introduction to our catalogues, databases and other research services in our course on how to find literature and in our Coffee Lectures. There are more courses and guided library tours available.

Historical Building

For those interested in the history of our library, we recommend the tour Get to know the Historical Building of Göttingen State and University Library (in German).