Library fees and fines
|Library card||For members and affiliates of HHU and other state higher education institutions||Free|
|All other persons (annual fee per calendar year)||€15|
|Replacement card in case of loss, damage, etc. – for all persons||€10|
Period ovedue (per loan)
|Up to 10 calendar days||€2|
|Up to 20 calendar days||€5|
|Up to 30 calendar days||€10|
|Up to 40 calendar days||€20|
|Short-term loans (per loan and calendar day)||€2|
|Admin fee |
(plus overdue fees)
|If the loan period is exceeded by more than 40 calendar days (or by 10 calendar days for short-term loans).||€25|
|Loss, damage or non-return||An admin fee is payable in addition to the costs for repair, replacement or compensation and any overdue fees.||€25|
|German interlibrary loans||Processing fee per request (book/essay); also payable if the loan cannot be delivered. |
The fee is waived for lecturers and academic staff of Heinrich Heine University, who require interlibrary loans for work purposes.
|International interlibrary loans||Fees of the foreign library |
NB: International interlibrary loans usually cost considerably more than German interlibrary loans.
|Commissioned work||Reproduction services (scans up to A1 size)|
|Basic fee (max. 10 scans)|| |
|Each additional scan|| |
|The fees are waived for lecturers and academic staff of Heinrich Heine University, who require reproductions/copies for work purposes, provided these do not exceed the normal reasonable quantities.|
|Self-service||Copies and printouts |
A contractor’s equipment may be used – these are exclusively coin-operated photocopiers.
|Digital copies |
Copies of microfilms and microfiches can be made for free on a microfilm scanner (please bring a flash drive with you).
See the fee regulations and locker regulations for details.