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Opening Hours

Mo – Fr 8.00 – 24.00
Sat, Sun 10.00 – 22.00
Holidays 10.00 – 22.00
Arcisstraße 21
80333 München

Stammgelände der TUM
Hauptgebäude, 1. OG

Tel. 089-189-659-220

TUM University Library News

About the Library

With over 1.55 million electronic and printed items, 530,000 loans, 3.5 million full-text downloads and 1.6 million library visitors each year, the university library is the academic information centre of the Technische Universität München (TUM). Our services support students, scientists and university staff in their studies, research, teaching, further education and advanced training.

Statista database is again accessible

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The Statista database is again accessible for all TUM members. The platform offers statistical data on 60,000 topics from 20 different branches - from agricultural sciences to administration and social sciences.

Online Access

Start Statista via our database platform (Datenbank-Infosystem DBIS). Free access is available on computers within the TUM network (on-campus access via proxy configuration) or with your TUM ID (off-campus access via eAccess).

Access Information and Terms of Use

Ticking, Learning, Looking-up - New Training Programme for Medical Students


TUM now offers AMBOSS, a training programme for medical students during the clinical part of their studies. AMBOSS combines multiple choice tests for the state examination with feedback and reference material which helps you to prepare for the second part of the medical exam.

Online Access

You can access AMBOSS via the university library's database platform DBIS. Please note: free access is only available for medical students, staff members and lecturers at TUM Medicial Faculty. Additionally, personal registration is required - either from a computer within the TUM network (on-campus access via proxy) or externally with your TUM ID (off-campus access via eAccess). As soon as registration is approved, you will have access to AMBOSS from any computer, tablet or smartphone.

New Service: Drop-in Session for Search Strategies

Grafik Unser TippOn Friday afternoons, we are offering Search Strategy Drop-in Sessions for researchers and PhD candidates at TUM. We are happy to help you developing retrieval strategies and citing correctly. Just come to the drop-in session from 2.30 to 3.30 p.m. at Barer Strasse 21, room S2519 or arrange an individual half-hour appointment. This can take place either at our office, via video conferencing, or on the phone.

Upcoming Dates for the Search Strategy Drop-in Session

Digital Course Reserves in Moodle

Icon Digitale SemesterapparateDiscover our new service for instructors and teaching staff: Provide journal articles and individual book chapters for your students in a convenient way in Moodle.

In co-operation with the TUM Medienzentrum the University Library offers now digital course reserves. Just search the TUM Online Catalogue OPAC for relevant titles and transfer the bibliographic data of the required material with a mouse click to Moodle. We will take care of the scanning. Thereafter the scans will automatically be available in Moodle for you and your students registered for your course.

More information on digital course reserves

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