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How do I access the library account?

You can access your library account via the link Sign in in the Primo Knowledge Portal

If you have successfully logged in to the knowledge portal Primo, your name will appear in the upper frame.
Please always remember to sign out when you have finished to ensure that your data is protected from access by others.

Login for TU Students

Sign in to the library account with your tubIT account (tubIT username and password).

Password to use the self-issue machines:

  • Students enrolled before mid-November 2016: your password is the postal code
  • Students enrolled after mid-November 2016: please create a password of your choice in your library account (under "My account" and there "Personal Settings")

Login for all other Users

Log in with your library card number (12 digits) and password.

  • Preset password for library cards issued until 31.12.2017: Your postal code
  • Preset password for library cards issued from 01.01.2018: First letter of the surname (as capital letter) plus date of birth (in the form: DDMMYY) plus #
    Example: Eva Mustermann M110891#

We recommend that you change your password after the first login!

Please note:

  • The password must be between 8 and 20 characters long.
  • It must contain at least one uppercase or lowercase letter, one number and one of the following special characters !"#0&'()*+,-./:;<=>?.
  • It may not contain any spaces, umlauts (ä, ö, ü) or an 'ß'.

If you have forgotten your password, library staff at the Central Library circulation desk or in a departmental library can reset it on presentation of your library card / identity card.

Use of the self-issue machines:
The default password is always your postal code (regardless of when your library card was created)!

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What does the library account offer you?

Here you will find:

  • your account overview

    • your current loans (incl. the option of extend loan periods)
    • your current requests and reserves (incl. the option to cancel 
    • reserves)
    • your current copy requests
    • your fees and fines account (current fees or credit if applicable)
    • your current interlibrary loan orders (if applicable)

  • the option to change your PIN
  • expiry date of your library card
  • blocking reasons (if applicable)
  • your address details, including the option to update your email address
  • the option to define personal settings for Primo

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Zusatzinformationen / Extras

Circulation Department

Tel.:  030 314-76001
Fax:  030 314-76028
Circulation Department
Location:Zentralbibliothek, Ground Floor

Further Information

Quick Info: Services and Fees (PDF, 764 KB)