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Information on how to request items

Monographs

Please follow the instructions given below:

Open the OPAC of the University Library of the European University and click on pfeil_orangeSign in.
Enter your user number and password.
Then type the title of the item you wish to request.

Search advice (see also FAQ):

  • Best search strategy: family name of the author and keyword from the title.
  • Don’t use any punctuation marks, quotation marks or articles.
  • Take care when using abbreviations.
  • Use truncation (wildcards) with "?" (for one unknown character) or "*" (for any number of unknown characters).
  • Year of publication (books only).

Click on pfeil_orange Search.

  1. Click on Automatically extend database selection.
  2. Select the required item from the hit list then click on pfeil_orangeHow do I obtain the item?
  3. Click on pfeil_orangeSelect in the line "Interlibrary loans". Your user information will automatically be forwarded to the Central Interlibrary Loans Server.
  4. Please enter the form in which the item is to be supplied. If you wish to order a copy of an article, please enter the details of the article.
    Please note the lending charges and delivery time. Click on pfeil_orangeContinue.
  5. Click on pfeil_orangeSubmit request. You will receive confirmation that your request for the interlibrary loan has been accepted. The request will automatically appear in the “Requests” sub-account of your user account.

 

Articles in periodicals

Please follow the instructions given below:

  1. Log onto the German Journal Database (ZDB).
  2. Enter the required title of the periodical (if you do not know the title article databases may be of help).
  3. Click on pfeil_orangeSearch.
  4. Select the required item from the hit list. It is only possible to request printed versions. It is not possible to request electronic resources.
  5. Click on the first entry in the left-hand column:pfeil_orangeRequest.
  6. Click on the icon of the kobv-illu-logo ©KOBV .
  7. Enter your user number and password and then select the EUV as your home library.
  8. Enter the details of the article, taking care to give all the information required and taking note of the lending charges.
  9. Click on pfeil_orangeContinue.
  10. Click on pfeil_orangeSubmit request.

No hits?

If there are no hits when you have selected pfeil_orangeAutomatically extend database selection in the OPAC you can also select other databases by clicking on pfeil_orangeChange database selection and repeating your search. If this search does not deliver any results either, please proceed as follows:

  1. Click on KOBV.
  2. After a search, click on pfeil_orangeNo results.
  3. Click on pfeil_orangeSign in for online interlibrary loans. Enter your user number and password and then select the EUV as your home library.
  4. A request form will open. Enter the bibliographic data in this form, taking care to give all the information required.