Free trial access to the e-book collection Very Short Introductions

Until 30.04.2024, you will receive trial access via the library to over 800 titles from the e-book collection Very Short Introductions published by Oxford Academic. The book series provides short introductions to various fields of knowledge and is available via Katalog PLUS.

Kamp-Lintfort: Maintenance work on 06 December 2023

On Wednesday, 06.12.2023, from 2 pm, it will not be possible to borrow or return media at the self-checkout machines due to maintenance work. It will also not be possible to borrow items or use other services at the information desk. You can return media at the information desk, these will be retroactively booked in the system the next day. Furthermore, the library computers and copy machines cannot be used during this time. Telephone availability in Kamp-Lintfort will also be limited.

For urgent matters, please contact us by telephone in Kleve (+49 2821 806 73 - 42215) or by e-mail at We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

New Service: One-to-One Support in Literature Search

Do you need help with research for a term paper? During a one-to-one consultation, we can take the time to focus on your request and will be happy to advise you on literature research and information gathering for your individual topic.

Individual advice sessions take place by prior appointment in the advising room in Kleve (18 01 011) or online via Webex. If you are interested, please make an appointment by e-mail to

Free Trial Access to fact database IBISWorld

Until 31.01.2024 you will have a trial access to the fact database IBISWorld via the library. The database contains industry reports, market analyses, industry statistics and five-year forecasts on industry development from the field of economics in mainly English, sometimes German language.

New e-resource Wiley ebook package Life Sciences

Until 31.10.2024 you will have access to the Wiley Life Sciences textbook package via the library. The ebook collection contains 34 German and English language textbooks published by Wiley and Wiley-VCH.

During use you can also proceed without user account. You need to accept the Terms Of Use. If you have any queries, please contact

Authentication via Shibboleth

With the changeover to the new, cloud-based library management system ALMA, the authentication procedure in Katalog PLUS is also changing. With Shibboleth, you now always log in with your university ID when you want to access your library account or electronic resources such as databases and e-books. The library card is now only required for checking out items at the self-service terminals. You can find more information here.


Library of Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

Kleve Campus
Phone: +49 2821 806 73 - 42215
Kamp-Lintfort Campus
Phone: +49 2842 908 25 - 9700