BIS - Library and Information System
Multimedia Centre (Mediathek)

Phone:0441 - 798 3194

Using and borrowing materials in the Multimedia Center (Mediathek)

The Multimedia Center (Mediathek) has several rooms for using its audiovisual materials and technical equipment.

Audio carrels

In the audio carrels you can play CDs, records, audio cassettes and tapes and mini discs. You can also transfer these formats to CD, mini disc or audio cassette.

Video carrels

In the video carrels you can play DVDs, video cassettes and Blu-ray discs. Printers are available to print screen shots on photo paper (video prints).


The Multimedia Center is equipped with several microfilm and microfiche viewers. You can also make paper copies and/or digital scans of microfilms and microfiches. We charge 10 cents per A4 printed sheet and 20 cents per A3 printed sheet (cash only). Self-service scanning is free of charge.

Terms for borrowing

With a few exceptions, Multimedia Center resources may be borrowed by all library users.<

  • To borrow TV recordings you must be a member of Oldenburg University (members are: students, teaching staff and administrative staff of Oldenburg University). All you need is a valid library card and confirmation of your status in the library account.
  • Records may not be borrowed but can be transferred to CD in the Multimedia Center's audio carrels.

To borrow materials you need a valid library card. Audiovisual materials may be borrowed for 14 days, and loans can be renewed for another 14 days up to six times unless the item has been placed on hold. Audiovisual materials may be borrowed from the Multimedia Center and must also be returned there.

[BIS intern]   (Changed: 2021-04-30)