PC and terminals

Terminals for all library users

Terminals for all library users are located on each floor and can be used without any special requirements for access. The following functions are provided:

  • Access to the online catalogue, the Discovery search portal and online interlibrary loan
  • Access to the intranet (homepage of the library and Erfurt University, e-mail of the university)
  • Access to the electronic resources of the library
  • Select access to the Internet  (for research, teaching, learning, school, further education, general scientific work and information)
  • MS Office, Libre Office, Adobe Reader
  • Citavi
  • Geogebra

Terminals for members of Erfurt University

Terminals for members of Erfurt University are located on each floor. Unlimited access to the Internet, Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader, Libre Office, Citavi, Endnote, SPSS and other functions is possible.

Students and staff get access by their personal login and password. In case of any problems please contact the IT-Centre/URMZ.

Other special applications (mathematics, statistics and transliteration) can be used as well: Eviews11, f4transcript, Mangold Interact, MATLAB R2020a, Mplus, Stata, Geogebra



PC in the multi-media-centre

PC with high performance equipment and multi-media applications are available in the multi-media centre. Students and staff of Erfurt University get access with their personal login and password.

The software packages include:

  • MS Office (spreadsheet, word processing, creation of presentations and databases)
  • Citavi
  • Adobe Acrobat to create PDF documents
  • Various multimedia players (e.g. Windows Media Player, VLC Media Player)
  • SPSS

Portable devices and WLAN

You can use all private laptops and other mobile devices (e.g. netbook, tablet PC, smartphone, e-book reader) in the library. Sockets for power supply are available at most working places.

Members of Erfurt University as well as members of other institutions participating in eduroam get access to the Internet by WLAN.

It is available throughout the library.
For more information and help please contact the IT-Centre/URMZ.

Saving data

USB sticks
You can use USB sticks on all terminals and PC workstations. Before starting please note:

Activation and display:
Connect to terminal or PC. In Windows Explorer the "Removable Disk" drive is displayed in the "Computer" area. Open and manage files here or in the respective application.

Safe removal:
For safe removal please close session first before removing stick. Otherwise data may be lost.

Personal directory
Members of Erfurt University with their own login may save files in a personal directory.

Mail dispatch of search results
From all terminals and PC workstations search results can be sent to a personal e-mail address.

Data can be saved at the PCs in the multi-media centre on your own CD-ROM/DVD.