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Legal basis

Overall legal regulations governing the University Library

The services provided by the University Library are subject to the provisions of a range of legal standards and guidelines. The following standards apply to the whole University Library:

General regulations governing the use of the Bavarian State Libraries (ABOB) (in German)

Provisional Regulation for the library system (218 kB) (in German)

University Library list of service fees (48 kB) (in German)

LMU Munich: Library regulations of the institute libraries (224 kB) (in German)

House rules and regulations of the LMU (14 KB) 

Terms of usage for lockers (117 KB)

In addition to the "Library regulations of the institute libraries" and the "Regulation for the library system" mentioned above supplementary rules are still in effect in the Fachbibliothek Historicum. The Fachbibliothek Historicum is governed by its own Library regulations, which include clauses related to special local circumstances.

Benutzungsordnung Fachbibliothek Historicum (92 kB)

Regulations governing the historic collections

The following conditions apply to the use of the historic collections of the University Library:

Historic collections certificate of the Bavarian State Library (72 kB) (in German)

Conditions governing the loan of materials from the Bavarian State Libraries for exhibition purposes (90 kB) (in German)

Bavarian archive law. Articles 10 and 11 of this law regulate the use of literary estates (in German)

Further regulations

The following additional regulations also apply to the University Library:

Bavarian law on fees and charges (in German)

Index of fees and charges relating to the Law on fees and charges (in particular the current No. 3.III.2 of the Supplement to the Index of fees and charges) (in German) 

Law on the submission of legal deposit copies (in German)