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Library users can contact the information desk at the Central Library (ZB) on weekdays from 08:00 to 18:00, either by visiting the reading room, via telephone, or via email. We will be happy to advise you on literature searches, borrowing procedures, and item locations.

You are also welcome to approach us with general questions, for example on finding your way around the library, or more specific requests, and where necessary we will put you in touch with our colleagues in the various teams at ZB.


Opening hours

Reading room, Central Library
Building 04.7

Access to ZB’s entire range of services
Monday to Friday: 08:00–18:00


Tel: +49 2461 61-6110

ZB Contact Box


All employees of Forschungszentrum Jülich are welcome to register as library users.
Visiting scientists need the signature of their contact person for the registration form.
Once you have registered, you will be able to borrow items and use the library’s electronic services.
You can fill in the registration form online and then print it out, sign it, and return it to the ZB information desk.
For employees of Forschungszentrum Jülich, more information is available on the Intranet.

All registered employees of Forschungszentrum Jülich can also apply for permission to use the library at night and weekends. For more information, please contact the staff at the information desk in the reading room.

Registered users receive an account with individual access.
You can access your account in the JuLib eXtended Information Portal

You can continue to use the library even after you have left your employment at Forschungszentrum Jülich. To do so, you must be a member of Jülich’s alumni network. JuLumni-Net