Administrative Library FAQ

  • The Administrative Library is open to the public during its standard opening hours.
  • Private individuals are not entitled to borrow from the library. However, they are permitted to make use of the library's collections upon presentation of an official photo ID.
  • Federal staff is entitled to borrow items from the library, as are employees of public bodies and institutions.
  • The standard loan period is 4 weeks. This period can be extended for a further 4 weeks provided that the item in question has not been otherwise reserved. If you wish to extend the loan beyond this maximum of 8 weeks, you must do so in person, and bring the borrowed item into the library for renewal.
  • In certain cases, loan periods may be shortened and borrowed works recalled prior to the expiry of the loan period.

The Administrative Library provides 8 workstations in the reading room. These workstations are publicly available to be used.

The following charges apply for copying and scanning:

Black-and-white copying

  • A4 copy: 15 cent
  • A3 copy: 30 cent

Colour copying

  • A4 copy: 1 euro
  • A3 copy: 2 euro

Additional fees for printing scanned documents

  • Black-and-white A4/A3: 1.50 euro per sheet
  • Colour A4/A3: 2 euro per sheet

Scans are delivered by email or as downloadable files.

The library is open to the public between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday.