SLUB for Beginners

"Sharing knowledge - connecting people" - this is the motto at SLUB Dresden. Because: We are open for everyone! Special information offers for first-year students as well as for pupils and teachers make it easy to find your way around. Please feel free to come by and get to know the Central Library and our other locations.

You can either take part in our guided tours and beginners' courses in person or you can easily get to know us and what we have to offer online through various videos and courses. Many introductory offers are also available in English as well as in sign language.

Tour of the SLUB

From the lending machine to the textbook collection to the journals: our online tour will help you find your way around the Central Library. There are different language versions for this clip.

How to use our offer

Would you like to find out about the various options for a guided tour of the SLUB? Then simply send us an email at If you have general questions about our offers for beginners at the SLUB, please feel free to contact us - we look forward to helping you!