The library of the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut, which is open to the public, is one of the most important specialist libraries on the topic of media, media research in North Germany, and contains holdings of more than 32,500 volumes and a large journal collection.
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The library of the HBI is open again on Tuesdays since 1 September 2020. After registering at [email protected], time slots will be allocated during which the library can be used in compliance with the distance regulations. Please cover your mouth and nose during your stay at our institute.
Borrowing is possible either with a Hamburg student ID plus library card of the University (Stabi-Karte) or with a personal ID with a Hamburg address. Please bring your personal ID and your student ID/library card when registering for the first time. You may borrow up to 8 books. The general lending period is 2 weeks.
EXTENSION OF LENDING PERIOD
The general lending period may be extended once by telephone at due date. An additional extension of the general lending period can only be made at the issue desk. Bring the books for scanning.
Reservations of borrowed books can be made by telephone or at the issue desk. No fee! From the date due (+/- a few days) the book will be reserved for a timeframe of 8 days. The current status of a book can be seen by checking "Verfügbarkeit" [availability] at the online search.