1. SLUB Dresden
  2. Service
  3. Registration
  4. Library for you

Welcome at SLUB Dresden!

Welcome to the SLUB - the Saxon State and University Library Dresden! You are a novice to our library? We are pleased to introduce you to using it.

Please be aware that we offer a number of free-of-charge services for registered users.

Register with Us

Please register as a user. If you are a non-EU resident registration will enable you:

  • to gain internet access via the library WiFi VPN/Web or via our public computer terminals during our opening hours

  • to use our licensed electronic resources (journal articles, databases, e-books etc.)

  • to use our physical resources (printed books and journals, films, CDs etc.) within the library buildings

Getting help and advice from library staff, participating in courses and workshops as well as using group study rooms in the library buildings is not dependent on registration.

Please note that you must be at least 16 years of age to register. Library rules and regulations must be followed. Eating and drinking (except bottled water) is not allowed in the common user area.

Services, Media and Information

We offer:

A Place for Study and Research

The SLUB offers various workplaces and workspaces. You are welcome to use our reading rooms or group rooms. They provide ideal environments for studying and working – you can book rooms via the online booking calender.

Workplaces include:

  • Workplaces for language learning
  • PC work stations

For more information:


Use our SLUB catalog to search for titles in our collections.

We Appreciate Dialogue

Feel free to contact us, we are here for you. Use the our website, the slublog, Twitter, book a date in our Knowledge Bar or contact our staff at the Service Center. Your feedback will help us to further improve our services.

Library Rules and Regulations

Please consider these rules for using our library.

For further information click here.