Welcome to the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Library

Reading room library

The reading room in the library in building 27. [Photo: HZG/Christian Schmid]

The library collects for the staff of Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht relevant specialized literature according to the present research themes.

Information desk

Service times: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Max-Planck-Straße 1, building no. 27, D-21502 Geesthacht

Phone: +49 (0) 4152 87-1690

Fax: +49 (0) 4152 87-41717

E-mail contact

Collections and Equipment

The library collection includes approximately 44.000 volumes (monographs, reports, bound volumes of periodicals and standard specifications). We subscribe to 110 print-journals. Additional periodicals are available online. The library catalogue can be reached from throughout the campus. The library management program Alephino encompasses retrieval, title recording and loan management. Web of Science and Journal Citation Reports are available as an intranet solution (Web of Knowledge). In addition we offer the databases Scopus and SciFinder.
A reflective scanner (Bookeyescanner colour), copier, colour printer and a coffee lounge are available.

To the library pages in the Intranet (only possible for HZG employees via VPN)