Our services in times of Corona

Library access and contact

Books from our stack or interlibrary loans can be picked up at the library's entrance on:

    • Monday to Friday: 10 am - 3 pm

    If you need books from the stack, you can pre-order via http://bib.telegrafenberg.de/en/services/document-delivery/. You will be notified when you can pick up the reservations in the library entrance.

    We ask for individual entry and for the protection of all employees, we recommend the use of face masks.

    We offer library introductions in online format and online consultation hours on various topics: http://bib.telegrafenberg.de/en/services/library-introductions/ 

    To use our reading room, please sign in to the provided lists and keep care of health and hygiene measures.


    You can reach our help desk at bib(at)gfz-potsdam.de, you can also call -1673.

    GFZ staff can contact us personally via direct chat in Nextcloud https://nextcloud.gfz-potsdam.de  (login with domain password).

    Branch libraries

    PIK library is currently not accessible due to construction work.
    Contact us: Marcel Meistring: meistring(at)pik-potsdam.de  

    Appointments can be made for loans from the AWI library: Diana Otto: diana.otto(at)awi.de; Tel. -2121

    Self-borrowing from the IASS library (foyer bank building) is possible at any time. Please register the books in the provided list. Appointments can be made by e-mail library(at)iass-potsdam.de or by phone -22331.

    Our services are available online for all library users, for example:


    E-books & additional temporary resources

    Employees of GFZ, PIK, AWI and IASS can use our online resources with VPN access. Some publishers currently offer free access to additional resources:

    Help Desk

    You can reach us Mon-Fri

    Phone. - 1673

    Via Mail bib(at)gfz-potsdam.de  

    Contactless lending service in A17

    • Monday, 10 am - 3 pm