Borrowing from DTU Library printed collection

 - Lending policy

For urgent delivery, at a fee, please call 45 25 72 50 (weekdays 9.00-16.00).

Books may be borrowed from Library Service during opening hours. Both in Ballerup and Lyngby, we also offer a self-service terminal.

Lending period
The lending period is 4 weeks for most books/materials. Renewals are possible if the material has not been requested by another user.

Library card
The Danish health insurance card (sundhedskort) is usually used as a library card. A library card can be issued to users for industry (as private users), private users and DTU staff on request. DTU students may use their DTU student card or the Danish health insurance card as a library card. 

DTU staff with an address at a DTU facility can choose to receive books by internal DTU mail at no cost.

Staying abroad
Books from DTU Library collections may be taken aboard only by special agreement.

Closed stacks (Lyngby)

Books published before 1968 and journals published before 2010 are placed in closed stacks.

These materials can be ordered by contacting Library Service. Material from the closed stacks are collected 6 times a day, at the following times:

11.00 12.00 13.00 14.00 15.00

The material will be available within half an hour at the latest from the above times and for the rest of the day. The next day, the material will be returned to the closed stacks.



DTU Library
+45 45 25 72 50