Intramural (Internal) Loan

General information on internal loan

As a registered user of the Campus Library, you can use the internal or intramural loan system of the three campus libraries of Trier University of Applied Sciences and have media from Birkenfeld or Idar-Oberstein delivered to the Main Campus. Possible are:

  • lending books,
  • ordering article copies (journals).

The loan is free. Ordering an article copy is also free to a certain extent.

The following overview contains the most important information about internal lending.

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Research Environmental Campus & Idar-Oberstein
  • In order to research the stock of the Environmental Campus Library, the eBib is at your disposal. It covers only the stock of the ECB Library.

    Link to the catalogue: eBib (Environmental Campus)

  • Media from the stock of the library in Idar-Oberstein are listed in the online catalogue of the Main Campus. You will recognize them in the hit display by the note "A copy for loan is available in another branch". In the detailed display of the hit, you will find the information "different branch (free)".
Order Requirements

Media can only be ordered by intramural (internal) loan from the Environmental Campus or Idar-Oberstein, if they:

  • do not belong to the non-lending stock or to the special collection of the libraries there,
  • are not included in the stock of the Main Campus Library.

To request a book or an article copy via the intramural (internal) loan service, please send an e-mail with the desired title and the respective call number (shelf number, shelfmark) to bibliothek[at]

Delivery Time

To give a reliable delivery time is not possible. Experience shows that your order arrives at the Umwelt-Campus within seven days.

Notification & Pick Up

As soon as your order has arrived at the library of the Main Campus, you will be notified by the inter-library loaning team via e-mail. You can then pick up the medium at the service desk of the library.

Loan Periods & Renewal

As a rule, you can use books borrowed via intramural (internal) loan for six weeks. To extend the loan period, send us an e-mail one to three days before the loan period expires with the request for extension.

Copies of articles become your property.


Books borrowed via internal loan can be returned at the service desk of the Main Campus Library. Important: Under no circumstances should you return the books to another location, as your library account will continue to be debited and fees may be incurred.

Article copies do not have to be returned, they remain in your possession.

Overdue Fee

Overdue fees are charged for all books that you have borrowed via intramural (internal) loan and returned or extended too late (Fee regulations from 2015-08-01):

  • per medium and per day: 2,00 EUR


Contact our service team:

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