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German Studies: Books & E-books

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Summary of loan rules

Click & Collect

This semester, the Library will be offering a Click & Collect service only

How will this work?

1. Order your books through Summon and your Library Account Online (See our How to Use Library Services Guide for an instructional video on how to request books)

2. Wait for the library to email you that your book is ready for collection

3. Come to the Library Reception to collect your book

Borrowing Rules


1. Students can borrow up to 20 items

2. Loan periods will be for 2 weeks on all items (Loan period extended for Teaching Practice)

3. Items can be renewed

Postgraduates and Staff

1. Staff and postgraduate students can borrow up to 28 items

2. Loan periods will be for 2 weeks on all items with auto-renewal unless requested by another user

3. Staff and students can request and collect items at any time when the Library is open for click and collect

AV Items

Teaching Practice Items will not be loanable this semester as these items are considered high risk for bringing into schools. 

DVDs and CDs can be borrowed. However, these cannot be requested through Summon. If you would like to borrow DVDs or CDs please email your request to the Library email.


Shelf Location

Most books related to German Studies are located on the first floor of the Library.

Shelfmark Subject
430 German Language and grammar
431 Writing systems, phonology and phonetics
432 Etymology
433 Dictionaries
435 German grammar
830 German Literature
831 Poetry
832 Drama
833 Fiction
900 History and Geography
943 History of Germany

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