Central Library

The Central Library is located on campus of the Dresden University of Technology.

Use our virtual services to explore the Central Library:

Arrangment of the Open Stack Holdings:

The following subject areas are predominantly represented in the freely accessible open stack holdings (distributed over 3 levels).
These items are sorted by their subject areas (systematic sorting based on the Regensburger Verbundklassifikation).

Level 0 - Miscellaneous, Sociology, General Science and Technology

Level -1 - Media library
Level -1 - Newspapers/Journals

Level -2 - Linguistics and Literary Studies

The following can also be found in-house:

Cafeteria, Klemperer-Saal, Corty GallerySaxony State Preservation Office as well as special collections such as: Saxonicamusik, mapsmanuscriptsDeutsche Fotothek, textbook collections, stenographic collection and more.

Service und Information

If you have any questions about using the library, obtaining information or subject-specific questions, please ask a member of staff at one of our service desks.
For subject-specific or topic-specific questions, experts are also available to advise you in our Knowledge Bar.
We will be happy to answer your questions in writing or by telephone during service hours. Please use our contact form for written enquiries, suggestions or criticism.
The SLUB Dresden offers a wide range of open science services in interconnected subsections.

Exhibitions and Events

The SLUB offers you a diverse programme of exhibitions and events with regular courses.
Permanent or special exhibitions on changing themes, e.g. precious books and manuscripts, are presented by the SLUB in the Treasure Room and the Corty Gallery surrounding the Treasure Room.

Study Spaces and Rooms

The Central Reading Room forms the core of the Central Library with its 200 study spaces/desks. If you would like to discuss and work undisturbed in a small group, find suitable locations for your events and lectures or if you are travelling with a child, we offer a wide variety of room solutions according to your requirements.

You will find further individual or group study spaces/desks in our modern SLUB Forum.

Internet und WiFi

You can access the internet at either one of our PC workstations or use our WiFI with your own portable devices.