Using other Libraries

Free registration for students

There are many other public university libraries in North Rhine Westphalia which may provide useful material to support your research and studies. Registration for their services is generally free of charge to students of public universities in North Rhine Westphalia. Familiarise yourself with the library’s individual access arrangements via the respective library websites.

In addition, the services of Radboud University Library, located in Nijmegen, Netherlands, are available to students and staff of Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences free of charge. More information on Radboud Library’s registration arrangements can be found here.


Research the catalogues of other libraries in Germany

A good place to start your search through the networks of German libraries from a single interface are Katalog PLUS or the Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog (KVK) .

In addition, you can find material around a specific topic by browsing the many special collections of German specialised libraries. A helpful overview of their collection focuses can be found here (available only in German).