Central Library of the University of Mainz
Universitätsbibliothek Mainz
JGU’s library has 11 different locations (see spread out through various departments all over the Mainz campus, the Medical School and the campus in Germersheim. The Central Library (at Jakob-Welder-Weg 6) serves as the central hub and administrative center.
Opening times vary and are subject to the current Corona regulations. Updated times for all locations can always be found under
IWL participants receive a general JGU guest account, which gives access to the university’s wifi (“eduroam” network) and the library catalogues and collections but no borrowing rights. Where required, a guest library account might be applied for and would be used through an app.
USA Library (former Camp Lindsay Library from Wiesbaden, gifted to JGU Mainz in 1993, now extended to a collection of 80,000 works, including e-books, online magazines, and online licenses for leading US newspapers)