Informationspult FB Philosophie und Psychologie. © Universität Wien / Joseph Krpelan

Using the Library

The inventory of the department of philosophy is mostly stored in an open-shelf library which means that you can take the books directly from the shelves.

The inventory of the department of psychology is stored in closed stacks. Therefore, you need to request the books via u:search. Items that are part of the reference library are in the reading room. You can take the books directly from the shelves.

Reading Room

  • Reference works
  • Dictionaries
  • Handbooks
  • Subject-didactic material box
  • Latest theses of the institute of Philosophy
  • Reserve collection for current semester Philosophy
  • Exam literature
  • Course literature

Open shelf stacks

  • Current book stock
  • Collected works editions
  • Theory of science

Cloak Room Regulations

Please note that in order to use the library it is mandatory to store jackets, bags and other items in the lockers (see Library Regulations for more information). Keys for the lockers can be borrowed at the information desk. The cloak room is located in the hallway between our information desk and reading room. Only water bottles are allowed in the reading room.

Lending services

The majority of our books may be borrowed for 28 days. See lending services for more information.

Psychological Tests

The use and loan of tests is regulated seperately.

Library Regulation

The Library Regulation (PDF) of the University Library applies.

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