All technical devices are only for research.
The library staff has to be informed about defects that are recognized before and while working.

The following equipping is available in the library:


Using the book scanner is free of charge. It is allowed to scan journal and book articles only. Detailed instructions can be found next to the scanner.
Please pay attention to the copyright law.


The usage of the printer is free of charge. It is allowed to print articles and other important information for work only.
Please pay attention to the copyright law.


For GEOMAR-Employees copying is free of charge (you need a copycode which is available from the secretary of your department).

External user have to pay for copies:
1 black and white copy: 5 Cent
1 color copy: 50 Cent

Please pay attention to the copyright law.

Computer workstation

The usage of the research computers is free of charge. The computers are only for scientific research. 


⇒ Please contact the library staff!

Contact and Opening hours

Library Leadership Team:
Tel: +49 431 600-1562
Tel: +49 431 600-2508

Library West Shore:
Tel: +49 431 600-1562
Düsternbrooker Weg 20
24105 Kiel

Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 18:00 h

Library East Shore:
Tel: +49 431 600-2505/08
Wischhofstr. 1-3, Geb. 8a
24148 Kiel

Opening Hours:

Mon - Thu: 9:00-12:30 + 13:00-16:00 h
Fri: 09:00-12:30 + 13:00-15:00 h

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(Neil Gaiman)