Information Center



Information Center

Central Library, 2nd Floor


+49 241 80 94459


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Individual Consultation

Ask us about:

  • searching for literature
  • databases, electronic journals and interlibrary loan
  • our document delivery service
  • getting oriented in the library
  • loan periods and lending conditions


Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Special opening hours are currently in effect: Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



+49 241 80 94459

online consultation hours

The IZ team offers regular online consultation hours for your questions in a ZOOM meeting room.

By clicking on the ZOOM link you can dial into our consultation hours. A registration is not necessary.

IZ consultation hours:

Fridays from 11 to 12

No software installation on your part is necessary to participate. You only need a loudspeaker (or headphones or a headset).

If several people want to visit the consultation hour at the same time, you will first be placed in a waiting room and called one after the other.


Chat Service via the RWTHApp

You can also communicate with us through the University Library Channel on the RWTHApp. Just send your questions and comments to us directly. We are online Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 4pm.

Guide to scientific literature research

The Information Center of the University Library provides RWTH students with a guide to scientific literature research tailored to their topic.

Research support for school pupils

The Information Center staff are happy to provide assistance to school pupils who are researching for written assignments. Contact Form.