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Borrower’s account and password

Borrower’s account

For getting access to the functions of your personal library account via the online-catalogue, please click the button "borrower information".  Register by entering the number of your library card and your password.

  • loans: all media lent or ordered are listed. Unless media are reserved or the loan period has been exceeded renewals can be made here twice.
  • reservations: all reservations made are listed, it is possible to cancel reservations
  • costs: all outstanding debts are listed (e.g. overdue charges, reservation fees, etc.)
  • password: change of password
  • details: current address, notifications by the library

Password

Your library card is protected by a password, which matches the day, month and year of your birthday.

  • first registration before  01/01/2013: DDMMYYYY
  • first registration after 01/01/2013: DDMMYY

For safety reasons and to avoid abuse please change your password via your personal library account. Your new password should have at least four signs.

Forgot your password? You can request (at the login window of the borrower's account) a temporary password which will be sent to you via email. 

Password Inter-library lending

The standard password for inter-library lending is your date of birth. Here:
•    while setting up the inter-library lending account, before 01.01.2013 : eight digits in the format, DDMMYYYY
•    while setting up the inter-library lending account, after 01.01.2013 : six digits in the format, DDMMYY
The password cannot be changed.

Validity of library card

  • students of Erfurt University: 13 months
  • users who are not members of Erfurt University: 2 years

After that period no borrowing of media, renewals, reservations, etc. is possible. To have your library card validated again please refer to the issue desk and bring your passport or identity card. You can check the validity of your card on your borrower's account.

Borrower’s account blocked

If your borrower’s account has been blocked by the library, your library card can no longer be used. Reasons may be

  • outstanding fees amount to  € 10 or more
  • a third overdue notice has been sent
  • the validity date of your library card has expired
  • for your own safety if your library card has been lost or stolen

In this case please contact the loan desk during service hours.

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