Library Cards and Library Barcodes

Who may apply for a Library card?

All registered residents of Austria (above 14 years of age) may obtain a Library Card or Library barcode and borrow items from the Library.

How do I get my Library card?

TU staff and students:

TU students and staff holding a TU-Card

Login TISS

Click on Tab "Organisation", then on "Library" in the left menu. Screenshot

Accept Library Rules and Regulations and choose a library password. Screenshot

Your TU-Card is your library card, and is now valid and ready for use!

TU students and staff without a TU-Card

Login TISS

Click on Tab "Organisation", then on "Library" in the left menu. Screenshot

Accept Library Rules and Regulations and choose a library password. Screenshot

Come to the Main Library circulation desk, where you will be issued your library barcode.

Non-TU library patrons:

Fill in the online registration form. Screenshot

Come to the Main Library circulation desk on the ground floor, where you will be issued your library card or library barcode.

Check below if you need additional documents such as an ID document or your registration form (Meldezettel).

Documents and registration fees

To join the Library, you need the following documents:

Place of residence

Library cards may only be issued to persons with a registered residence in Austria.

Renewal of Library cards:

TU students and staff: your library account remains valid for the duration of your studies / your employment at TU.

Non-TU library patrons: Library cards/barcodes are issued for one year, and can be renewed if necessary.

My address or my name has changed: do I need to inform the Library?

TU students and staff: Any changes to your address or name will be made within TISS (for students: by the Department for Studies and Examinations; for staff: by the Staff Administration).

Non-TU library patrons: If your address or name changes, please contact the library.

How do I change my library password

How to change your library password

What should I do if I've lost my Library card?

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