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Locations, catalogues, bibliographies and reference works on civil engineering and architecture at the University Library

Locations of Books in Dortmund University Library

Departmental Library of Architecture and Civil Engineering

  • Books (Short-term loan over-night or weekend)
    Shelf classification
    Self marks: Xn, Y, Ya
  • Journals (not borrowable)
    Alphabetical shelving
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Catalogues in Dortmund University Library


  • Catalogue plus
    Our catalogue contains the holdings of the Central Library and the Departmental Libraries of Dortmund University Library with information on locations and status (available for loan, on loan, reservations). You can reserve or renew books and have a look at your library account.
  • Digital Library: user profile Engineering sciences
    Simultaneous search in catalogues and data bases
  • NRW: HBZ Collective Catalogue
    Library catalogue for North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Karlsruhe Virtual Catalogue (KVK)
    KVK is a meta-search interface for library and book trade catalogues throughout the world. It contains more than 75,000,000 book titles


University Publications

  • Eldorado  Open access symbol
    Catalogue of Dortmund University electronic publications (mainly theses). Full texts available.

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  • Materialarchiv
    Database concerning various materials for architecture and design
  • BauNetzWissen
    Architecture and civil engineering. Enterprises and products
  • Architizer
    International platform for architectural projects
  • baukunst-nrw
    Guide to architecture and works of civil engineering in North Rhine-Westphalia. Responsible: Architektenkammer NRW, Ingenieurkammer-Bau NRW (see below)
  • Architektur der 50er, 60er und 70er
    Information on buildings, architects and architectural projects from the fifites untils the seventies in North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Architekturmuseum
    Drawings, prints and photos from the DIGIPLAN of TU Berlin University
    Civil engineering. Enterprises, specimen texts, tenders, advertisements
  • Baulinks
    Construction technique. Products, software, institutions, legal texts, research