Opening hours during the lecture period
Monday to Friday
9:00 to 17:00

Infor­ma­tion library and archive
Phone: 07171 602637

Library of the Univer­sity of Applied Sciences
Rektor-Klaus-Straße 98
73525 Schwä­bisch Gmünd

  • Click & Collect

    Save time – e.g. order recom­mended titles to borrow from the library directly after your reading:

    • search in the library catalogue
    • click on the order/​bookmark button in the full display of the desired title
    • log in via My account”
    • confirm your order
    • done

    After proces­sing your order, you will receive an e‑mail to the address.

  • Digital library

    An exten­sive range of digital resources is available to univer­sity members in the campus network and from outside via VPN:

    • Over 80.000 e‑books, many for PDF down­load, can be found in our online cata­logue or via the links in the Online Resources“ section (scroll down)
    • Online tuto­rials on the LinkedIn platform
    • Data­bases
    • Rese­arch in the univer­sity archive (final theses)

    VPN access is curr­ently rest­ricted for secu­rity reasons: Mondays to fridays from 8:00 to 18:00

  • Order sugges­tions and inter­li­brary loan
    • Order requests – suggest books that we do not have in stock for acqui­si­tion by e‑mail with the subject Order request“ to ed.dneumg-gfh@kehtoilbib or via the Acqui­si­tion request“ button in the menu bar of our OPACs/On­line-Kata­logs
    • Inter­li­brary loan request – only for univer­sity members
      Books that are too specia­lised for our coll­ec­tion, out-of-print media and journal articles can be ordered by univer­sity members via inter­li­brary loan from other library coll­ec­tions:

      – via the inter­li­brary loan button in our online cata­logue or via the library team
      – costs for an inter­li­brary loan request: 1.50 euros upon receipt
      – noti­fi­ca­tion by e‑mail
      – coll­ec­tion from the library or, on request in justi­fied excep­tional cases, dispatch by post

    • E‑book purchase – please suggest exis­ting analogue books for purchase as e‑books – if an acqui­si­tion is possible (DMR – Digital Right Manage­ment, costs), this will be carried out
  • Returns and return containers

    Returns and return containers

    Return in the library or usually around the clock via our media return container.

    Loca­tion of the return container:
    In the cour­tyard of the library building
    Access via Erhard­strasse through the large white fence gate

    Items will be returned on the next opening day. Please return items in good time to avoid reminder fees.

    Return by post:
    Library of the Univer­sity of Applied Sciences – Library
    Rektor-Klaus-Straße 98 | 73525 Schwä­bisch Gmünd

Library search

Here you will find a selec­tion of library cata­lo­gues, subject data­bases and internet portals.

Search and find media


  1. Important infor­ma­tion in brief

    Univer­sity students are auto­ma­ti­cally regis­tered as users of the library. Other univer­sity members are welcome to register when they visit the library in person. The campus card also serves as a library card. External inte­rested parties can register on presen­ta­tion of their iden­tity card.

  2. Loan Periods Service

    All media can usually be borrowed. The stan­dard loan period is 4 weeks, 6 rene­wals are possible (if there is no reser­va­tion on the medium). Fees are charged if the loan period is exceeded. These are curr­ently suspended until further notice.

    Email reminder service: You will receive an email reminder three days before the end of the loan period – you can renew online to avoid fees.

  3. Not found what you are looking for?

    We look forward to recei­ving your sugges­tions for acqui­si­tions – via the button in the library cata­logue, in person or by email to ed.dneumg-gfh@kehtoilbib.

Contact us

University of Applied Sciences Library

Hanna Heer

Library manager

Birgit Rometsch