Requesting resources

The University Library is the University's central institution for obtaining literature and media resources and supports the University of Oldenburg's academic staff in their teaching and research.

Procuring resources through the Library

Find out about options for procuring resources and the Library's request procedures:

Setting up a Course Reserve

To ensure that important material for your course is constantly available, you can set up a Course Reserve.

Setting up a Special Collection

Oldenburg University Library is a centralised library system and as such does not have branch libraries for each department or institute. If you need to have specific resources within easy reach of your workplace, you can apply to set up a Special Collection.

Interlibrary loans via your expense and transaction account

The University Library can assist you in obtaining resources through interlibrary loans. You can find out about interlibrary loans via your expense and transaction account numbers (Finanz- und Kostenstelle) here:

BIS-DOC - On-Campus Document Delivery Service

University employees with a University office address and a valid library card can order photocopies or scans of journal articles from the University Library's holdings. Click below for the order form:

  • BIS-DOC - On-Campus Document Delivery Service


Please contact your subject librarian: