Medizinische Hauptbibliothek (MedHB)
Welcome to the Medical Library!
The Medical Library (Medizinische Hauptbibliothek - MedHB) is the medical department of the University Library Frankfurt am Main and functions as the main library for the University clinics.
From 23 November 2019 to 1 March 2020 the MedHB will also be open on weekends:
Saturday + Sunday: 9:00 - 18:00
Lending and return of media is not possible on weekends.
Christmas holidays 2019/20
The library is closed from 24.12.2019 to 1.1.2020.
Loans can be returned to the Central Library on 27.12.2019, 28.12.2019 and 30.12.2019.
Reading rooms, Loans/Returns:
Monday - Friday 9:00 - 22:00
Monday - Friday 9:00 - 18:00
Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, House 10
60596 Frankfurt am Main
Tel. 069 6301-5058
Take tram 21 from »Hauptbahnhof« or tram 12 from the tram stop at »Hauptbahnhof/ Münchenerstraße« or from »Südbahnhof« with tram 15 and get off at the »Vogelweidstraße« tram stop. Map
A car park (with charges) is located in front of the main clinic building. Site map of the clinic
You need a Library user card or GoetheCard to take materials out on loan. The text book collection and open stacks at the Medical Library are for self-service only.
The loans period is 4 weeks for books. You can extend the loans period yourself, but only online and only within the loans period. Extension period is 4 weeks. Textbooks cannot be extended!
Books and other material from the Central Library can be ordered for pick up at the MedHB as long as this option is given in the Frankfurt portal. Orders take 2-3 days to be processed.
Fines and charges
Please refer to the Kostenordnung for the extent of fines. Charges are due as soon as the reminder is issued and is not dependent on when it is received.
180 workplaces are available at ground and basement level, 28 of which are fitted with computers and may be used by members of the Goethe University. Group rooms are situated on the elevated platform.
Can only be used with a GoetheCard or a library user card. A money loading machine that takes ec-cards only is located in the basement.
There are 28 places and these are exclusively for use by members of the University who possess a valid GoetheCard. Log-in is the number on the GoetheCard plus password. There are no restrictions for use of the online catalogues.
All online journals are in the Electronic Journals Database
Any questions about the databases ?
Please contact Dr. Roland Wagner.
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