TIB Technik/Naturwissenschaften (Science/Technology)

Please note that the current opening hours are different from the times listed on these pages.

Current opening hours at the sites TIB Technik/Naturwissenschaften (Science/Technology),
TIB Conti-Campus and TIB Sozialwissenschaften (Social Sciences):

Circulation Desks: Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 15:00
Registration Desks: Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 12:00

Limited use of the reading rooms at these three sites for members of Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH). 
The other TIB sites and their reading rooms will remain closed to the public.

Here you will find items of relevance for studying technical or science subjects. In the reading rooms, propadeutic literature is shelved by classification; virtually all books may be borrowed. The remaining collections are kept in closed stacks. Orders for items can be placed via the TIB Portal.

What can be found where?


Information Desk

The Information Desk provides support in the search for literature and on how to use our technical infrastructure.
If you require subject-specific information, do not hesitate to contact the specialised departments. They will provide advice on the in-depth search for scientific literature and on searching databases.

Barrier-free accessibility at the site

An automatic door that can be opened at the touch of a button is located to the left of the main entrance. The facilities on the ground floor are accessible to users with restricted mobility. A height-adjustable computer workstation is also available for use there. In order to visit the upper floors, please ask a member of staff at the information desk to give you a transponder for accessing the internal lifts. Doors to the respective floors can be opened electromechanically at the touch of a button. A barrier-free WC is located on the ground floor. Two disabled parking spaces are available on the library’s staff car park, accessible via the approach from Wilhelm-Busch-Straße.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 08:00-22:00
Saturday 09:00-20:00

Patents and Standards reading room: Monday to Friday 09:00-16:30

Information Desk and Registration Desk are manned Monday to Friday 9:00-20:00 and on Saturday 9:00-14:00.

Orders from the Closed Stacks until 19:30 (Saturday: 17:00) will be provided the same day.

All library sites remain closed on public holidays in Lower Saxony, on Christmas Eve (24 December) and New Year's Eve (31 December).

Address and how to reach us

TIB Technik/Naturwissenschaften (Science/Technology) site, Welfengarten 1 B, 30167 Hannover
Postal deliveries: Postfach 60 80, 30060 Hannover