Not found anything?
The University Library offers you access to a comprehensive collection of high-quality printed and electronic subject literature. Nevertheless it is possible that a particular title may not available in the University Library.
If this is the case, you should first check to see if the required medium is held by any other library in Munich. Should you not be able to locate a copy, you can order the item from another academic library using the interlibrary loans service.
You are also welcome to request us to purchase the required item.
Munich is extremely well-endowed with academic libraries. Should the literature you require not be available from the University Library, it is well worth searching the catalogues of other Munich libraries.
Bavarian State Library
The Bavarian State Library's broad-based scholarly collections make it one of the most important libraries in Europe. Your University Library card also entitles you to use the Bavarian State Library. With your library card you can access the State Library's complete holdings free of charge.
Library of the Technische Universität München (Munich Technical University)
The holdings of the University Library of the TU Munich focus on the natural sciences and are open to all members of the LMU. Please contact the TU Library directly for more details.
Library of the University of Applied Sciences Munich
The Library of the University of Applied Sciences Munich is also open to non-members of the university. Please contact the MUAS Library directly for more details.
Munich City Library
The Munich City Library is one of the largest public libraries in Germany and is responsible for serving the literature needs of Munich's citizens. The Central Library at the Gasteig site, the Law Library and the Music Library all have collections of interest to scholars.
Should you not be able to find a required title in the Munich libraries listed above, you can search the catalogues of the regional library networks and then order the item via the interlibrary loans service.
Gateway Bayern is a service provided by the Bavarian Library Network (BVB) and the Cooperative Library Network Berlin-Brandenburg (KOBV) The union catalogue contains records of over 23 million titles in the holdings of over 150 academic libraries. It also lists more than 55 million articles from over 23,000 journals.
Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog
The Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog (KVK) is a meta-search engine with records of over 500 million media in library and book trade catalogues from all over the world. You can use the interface to search in several of the listed catalogues simultaneously.
Zeitschriftendatenbank (German Journals Database)
The German Journals Database (ZDB) is the largest journals and newspaper location register in the world. It contains records of printed and electronic journals. Use the tab "Holdings" to display exact details of the volumes of a particular journal or newspaper held by the listed libraries.