Structure and Regulations
Hochschule Offenburg has two major libraries:
The library at the Offenburg campus serves the Departments of Electrical Engineering, Medical Engineering and Computer Science (EMI), Media (M), and Mechanical and Process Engineering (M+V). It has a stock of approx. 60,000 books, films and university publications. Its reference collection is freely accessible in the Lesesaal hall. Books for loan are available through a stack system.
The library at the Gengenbach campus serves the Department of Business Administration and Industrial Engineering (B+W). The entire stock of approx. 20,000 media is openly accessible, and most of it can be checked out.
A considerable stock of electronic books (accessible via OPAC) and literature databases (accessible via DBIS) further extends the libraries' offerings.
The libraries are oriented towards the needs of the staff and students of Hochschule Offenburg. They are also open to users from outside the University, however; please present a valid identity card upon your first visit.