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Library fees and fines

Loans    
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
Reservations Processing fee €0,50

Overdue fees

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

 

Interlibrary loans    
German interlibrary loans Processing fee per order (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.
€1,50
International interlibrary loans Fees of the foreign library
NB: International interlibrary loans usually cost considerably more than German interlibrary loans.
TBC

 

Reproduction/copy costs
Commissioned work Reproduction services (scans up to A1 size)  
Basic fee (max. 10 scans)

€42,00

Each additional scan

€5,00

CD

€3,50

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.

€0,05

  Digital copies
Copies of microfilms and microfiches can be made for free on a microfilm scanner (please bring a flash drive with you).
Free

See the fee regulations and locker regulations for details.

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