ESO Libraries Catalog
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Information on how to use the library can be found at The ESO Libraries homepage is located at

The catalog contains records of all library items, including electronic books and journals. For online resources, direct access is provided from within the catalog. Most e-journals can also be reached from our e-journals page. If you would like to consult specific books or articles which are currently not included in our holdings, please send us a note.

Borrowing library material is easy: just use the Self Checkout button next to the search field. Use your email address (without as user ID and password and enter the ID (barcode number on the back of the cover page of books, e.g., ML 1994 123456) of the item you want to borrow. We are not applying strict loan periods; you can lend items until another user needs them, provided you keep them in your office. Please do not take library items home or on trips.

The main features of the new catalog are summarized in a flyer.

In order to locate books in the libraries (currently only Library Garching), please refer to the floor plans below.

Library Garching Upper Floor

Library Garching Lower Floor

Library Santiago Upper Floor

Library Santiago Lower Floor

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Library Garching
library [at]
Uta Grothkopf (+49-89-320 06-280)
Silvia Meakins (+49-89-320 06-775)

Library Santiago
mgomez [at]
Maria Eugenia Gomez (+56-2-463 3153)

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