Searching for special books near your campus?

Do you need a special book that you can’t find in our library? freshpages MHMK Library gives you some advises on how to get it:

1. Step: Check, if it has to be exactly this book. If you need more information, use our databases and information services.
2. Step: Use the KVK (Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog) to find a Library that offers the book you want.

Explanation:
BVB = Bayerischer Bibliotheksverbund;
SWB = Südwestdeutscher Bibliotheksverbund (Baden-Württemberg, Saarland, Saxony and some others like freshpages MHMK Library);
HBZ = Hochschulbibliothekszentrum des Landes Nordrhein-Westfahlen;
Hebis = Hessisches BibliotheksInformationsSystem;
KOBV = Kooperativer Bibliotheksverbund Berlin-Brandenburg;
GBV = Gemeinsamer Bibliotheksverbund (Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thüringen und der Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz);
ZDB = Zeitschriftendatenbank

To save time, we advise you to apply for a library identity card at least of one of the big libraries in your campus city before writing your paper.

Furthermore we advise you to take part on a guided library information tour.

Advice for Campus Berlin

Berlin State Library
OPAC of the Berlin State Library

Advice for Campus Hamburg

State and University Library Hamburg
OPAC of the State and University Library Hamburg

Advice for Campus Cologne

University and City Library Cologne
OPAC of the University and City Library Cologne

Advice for Campus Munich

Bavarian State Library
OPAC of the Bavarian State Library

Advice for Campus Stuttgart

Württemberg State Library
OPAC of the Württemberg State Library