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Our services during Corona

Limited access to the library

In view of the current Corona situation, the Help Desk in building A17 will be closed as of Wednesday, 16 December 2020.

The use of the reading room is also not be possible at the moment.

Book loans

Books can be picked up in the foyer of building A17, if you have received a pick-up notice. We kindly ask you to enter the foyer of the library individually and with mouth-nose-protection.

For book orders from our own stocks and interlibrary loans, please use the document delivery form.

Please keep in mind that we are bound by deadlines for interlibrary loans and ensure that they are returned to us in time by internal mail.

Contact, help desk and library introductions

You can reach our help desk at bib@gfz-potsdam.de.

You are welcome to make an appointment for a personal meeting with us via video chat. Simply send us an e-mail or contact the contact person directly.

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

Library introductions and consultations are offered regularly and on request in online format. More here.

Branch libraries

PIK

The library is staffed from Tuesday to Thursday. Due to construction work in the eastern wing the library has limited access at the moment. Please make an appointment if you wish to borrow a book from the library.
Contact Marcel Meistring: meistring@pik-potsdam.de, Tel.: 2542

AWI

Please make an appointment if you wish to borrow a book from the library.
Contact Diana Otto: diana.otto@awi.de; Tel.: -2121

IASS

Self-borrowing (foyer bank building) is possible at any time. Please register the books in the provided list.
Contact Friederike Richter library@iass-potsdam.de, Tel.: -22331

Online services

Databases and E-Books