The department library will be closed for the public until further notice. In urgent cases please contact our library staff: bibliothek @koreanistik.uni-tuebingen.de
If a book is needed urgently, we kindly request to send us an E-mail with the following information:
1. Wich books are to be borrowed (Maximum of 3 books). Please use the University library's OPAC.
2. Why do you require these books. (Thesis papers and other important works are regarded as urgent cases)
We remind you, that doing research in the library is not permitted due to the small space available at this time and apologize for the inconvenience.
We will process your requests as quickly as possible. We will let you know if the requested books are available and when they can be picked up. These books will be placed on a table in front of the library for pick-up.
In case the front door is closed, please call the following number: 07071-29 72723
Deadlines for returning books are void until further notice. Please refrain from returning books in person at this time.
Return deadlines will likely come back into effect after regular business is continued and the department is reopened for the public.
In special cases it is possible to return books to the library via mail.
Please contact the department library beforehand.
Via our separate book lending students can borrow
for up to two weeks
Please note that only books that are related to the thesis' topic can be borrowed for the B.A.- or M.A.-thesis via our separate book lending.
The department reserves the right to request the return of a borrowed book before the deadline for special reasons. The borrowing student has the legal responsibility to return these books ahead of the deadline.
As with regular book lending, the student can be fined for the belated return or loss of a borrowed book.
- The student fills out the contact form for the separate book lending.
- The student places a information card (given by the librarian) at the borrowed books place on the shelf, containing the following information:
author, title and signature of the book
separate book lending
return date (form and information card will be stamped simultaneously)
Information regarding the semester break
During the semester break up to 3 books can be borrowed due to the closing of the library. Please notice, that borrowed books have to be returned during the first two days of the new semester. Late returns will be fined with 1 Euro per book and day. We will provide further information on when the library will be open during the break and re-open after the new semester starts on our "news & events" page as well as our facebook page.
Using the Central library's OPAC (using title, author, etc.)
Using "Blauer Leihverkehr":
Focus areas of the collection (alphabetical order):
The Korean studies department library is a reference library. It comprises of the most extensive collection of journal articles of all european Korean studies seminars. Transcription of Korean titles is done using McCune-Reischauer. Enrolled students are able to borrow titles from the library.