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Media centre

You will find the media center with the associated reproduction service in the departmental library 3 on floor 9. The media center collects and makes available the non-book material of the University Library, which is not freely accessible. Symbol for microfilm

  • Literature on microfiche or -film
  • Electronic or audiovisuell media like CD-ROMs, CDs, DVDs etc.

You will find “Medienstelle” in our catalogue as indication of the location. The call numbers begin with the digits 06 and 07, e. g. 07 TZA6071-M.

On-site use

Microfilms and microfiche can be viewed on our technical equipment. The use of the devices is exclusively subject to consultation with the staff of the media office.

Symbol für CDs, DVDsCDs and DVDs can be used on the computers of the PC reading room, which is also located in Departmental Library 3. This is particularly advantageous for media that cannot be borrowed. Please note that the installation of software is not possible.


CDs, DVDs, etc. will be handed out during the opening hours of the media centre by the staff in the departmental library 3. Outside these opening hours, you can contact the staff members of the Main Information Desk who will provide you with access to or borrowing from the media. This applies only to DVDs/CDs with call numbers for books. You can borrow lendable CDs, DVDs, etc. with the ordinary loan period (30 days). You cannot lend these media at the self-service-units. Please contact the staff at the lending desk on level 7.

Pre-orders for loan or collection of unborrowed CDs/DVDs can be made by e-mail or by phone during the opening hours of the media centre. The media are stored for you at the Main Information Desk. Please contact us for more information.

Reproduction service

After filling in an order form, we will produce digital copies (PDF) of microfilms or microfiches from the Wuppertal University Library's stock or interlibrary loan collections in accordance with copyright law. If legally permissible, we transfer them to your storage media or send them to you by e-mail.

This service is only available to users of the UB Wuppertal.

Printouts of the files are subject to a fee. We would like to point out that the copyright must be observed when using the files. With regard to the new Copyright Act (UrhWissG), we reserve the right to make changes in the execution of reproduction orders and, in individual cases, to examine the possibility of completion.

Costs per printout

  • for university members: 0,25 Euro
  • for external users: 1,00 Euro


Departmental Library 3, floor 9
Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
E-mail: Media Centre
Telephone: (0202) 439-2729 or 439-2730