TIB document delivery

Which options are available?

The Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) – German National Library for Science and Technology and University Library supplies the national and international research community and industry with specialist and research information. Any required literature can be provided to your workplace anywhere in the world – desired documents can either be accessed online or received by email, fax or post.

Search and order

Search and order specialist literature content direct from the TIB. Find journal articles, books, conference papers and more. After registration specialist literature can be ordered for a fee and be sent to you anywhere in the world.

Order without search

Would you like to order items without having to search for them yourself? TIB offers you this service without any extra charge. Proceed to the order form.

Full Service

Items that are not available at TIB can be ordered via our Full Service: TIB obtains the desired documents from other suppliers and passes them on to you.

Direct access to specialist literature

TIB offers you direct access to documents, including documents free of charge (including open access) as well as fee-based access (Pay-per-View).

Further information

Register for TIB document delivery

Would you like to use the TIB document delivery service for a fee and do not yet have a TIB customer number? In this video (in german) we explain how you can register as a customer.

Full text access to patents

How to find patents of the European Patent Office? This video (in german) will show you everything you need to know about searching for patents and how to download them.


Customer Service

Our Customer Service is available from Monday to Friday between 8:00 and 16:30.

Fax: +49 511 762-8998
Address: Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB) – German National Library of Science and Technology, Welfengarten 1 B, 30167 Hannover