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Library account

Log on | Password | Change of address | Library account disabled

Your library account lets you

  • get information on the media you currently have on loan, or have ordered or reserved
  • renew your media
  • cancel reservations
  • display outstanding charges
  • change your street and e-mail address
  • customize your search preferences in the online catalogue
  • save your search results

Log on

You will find the link to your library account next to the search box at the top left of the University Library's web page.

You will need your library card number and password to log on. Your card number is the twelve-digit number beneath the bar code on your library card. top


The default password is your date of birth as a six-digit number in the form ddmmyy. For example, if your birthday is June 9 1991 then your password will be 090691.

We strongly recommend that you change the default password to something more secure.

Your password is required for the following services of the University Library:

  • Logging on to the online catalogue
  • Accessing your online account
  • Borrowing media via our self-service checkout kiosks

Your password is also valid for the services of the Bavarian State Library!


Change password

Go to "My details" and select "User Details" from the menu, then click on the tab "Change Password". Enter your new password and confirm.

Forgotten your password?

Choose "Log On" and enter your library card number, then click on the button "Forgot your password?". A new password will be sent to you automatically by e-mail.

Alternatively, you can go to the Information Desk or the Service Counter in the Zentralbibliothek (Main Library), where the library staff will re-set your password. Please bring your identity card or

Change your street and e-mail address

You will find the menu item "User details" just under the tab "My details" in the online catalogue. Your personal details will be displayed as entered in the University Library's database. You can easily change these by simply overwriting them. top

Library account disabled

Reasons why your account may have been disabled:

  • Outstanding charges
    Your library account will be disabled if you have outstanding charges of more than 5 Euro.
    You can settle outstanding charges at the pay station.
  • Message undeliverable
    Your address has changed and you have not yet informed us of your new address.
    Please contact the Information Desk or the Service Counter in the Zentralbibliothek (Main Library).
  • De-registration
    As a student, your library card will expire automatically if you are de-registered from the University. If you join the staff of the LMU or transfer to the TU following de-registration you can obtain a new library card at the Service Counter in the Zentralbibliothek (Main Library) or at the Subject Library appropriate to your academic discipline. All other individuals should apply to the Bavarian State Library for their library card.
  • Students of the TU and the HfP
    Your library card is valid until the end of the current term. Please renew your card for the next term.
  • Inactivity
    If you have not borrowed anything for a long time your account will be disabled as inactive. Please contact the Information Desk or the Service Counter in the Zentralbibliothek (Main Library).