Online Interlibrary Loans

The fastest way to access literature that is not availabel at Greifswald's libraries is to use online interlibrary loans. In this case the literature is made available from other libraries.

When using online interlibrary loans, the user independently orders literature via the internet. The access details for online interlibrary loans are available from the service desk at the Central University Library. During registration for online interlibray loans, a password and credit account will be created.

Information about interlibrary loan accounts

Password for online interlibrary loans

The online interlibrary loans make it possible to order the required literature (books or essay copies) from any internet connection.

Please note:
Before submitting any online order, the following catalogues must be searched to make sure that the literature is not available at one of Greifswald's libraries:

Online Catalogue OPAC

Electronic Image Catalogue

OPAC at Greifswald's Public Library Hans Fallada

Keeping to these search principles will save unnecessary delays and costs.

Accounting Units

  • can be obtained from the service desk
  • also available for members of academic staff via email to
  • In accordance with University Library Greifswald's Gebührenordnung (Fee Regulations) one unit costs €1.50.
  • One unit is equivalent to one piece of ordered literature (monograph/essay).

K10plus Union Catalogue
K10puls Union Catalogue of the GBV and SWB (Library Networks of the northern and southwestern federal states)

A notification will be sent via email or by post when the literature has arrived at the library.
The processing status of an online order can be viewed in the interlibrary loan account of the Union Catalogue. Orders that were unsuccessful, will be further processed by the staff members of the Interlibrary Loans Office. An email notification will also be sent out.

If no hits were made in the K10plus Union Catalogue, you can search for and order literature from other networks.

Cross-Network Interlibrary Loans

Central University Library
Interlibrary Loans

Berthold-Beitz-Platz Campus

Postal Address:
Felix-Hausdorff-Straße 10
17489 Greifswald
Tel.: +49 3834 420 1523
Fax: +49 3834 420 1510



OPAC lists the literature available at the Central University Library, the Old University Library, the Departmental Library and the external locations.
Please note
Essays are not displayed in OPAC. If you are searching for an essay, you must enter the respective journal or monograph in which the essay was published.