Adjusted library services

For security reasons the number of simultaneous visitors is limited to 15.

  • The scanning service will be continued. At the central library catalogue lib.ugent.be you can submit a scan request for a magazine article or a chapter from a book.
  • You can submit an online request to borrow a book (Architecture collection, TW01) at lib.ugent.be ('have it ready for loan/prepare for loan'). We prepare the book for you on the book trolley in the entrance hall of the library. You can pick it up during opening hours.
  • ibl requests are handled (articles and books).
  • Consultation of the collection:
    • Take a label with the serial number in the entrance area and report to the library desk. When you leave the library, please return the label.
    • The number of simultaneous visitors admitted to the library is limited to 15. We would like to give everyone the opportunity to come and borrow books, which is why a visit is limited to the duration of 1 hour.
    • There is no PC available for consultation of the catalogue.
    • You will have access to the shelves. Books and magazines can be consulted at a predestined location at the reading room tables.
    • There are 12 reading areas in the Large Reading Room and 3 reading areas in the Silent Reading Room.
    • Before entering the library it is compulsory to disinfect your hands.
    • During your visit you should keep a distance of 1.5m to other visitors and staff and it is compulsory to wear a mouth mask.
  • Books can be borrowed at the desk (for those not directly requested through the catalogue, if on loan, exclusive of the Bekaert collection).
  • Books can be returned without entering the library. During the opening a box is available in the entrance hall in which you can deposit your books.
  • The use of the reading room as block location remains suspended.
  • Opening hours:  Monday, Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m
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