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Limited library services starting May

Starting in May it will be possible to borrow physical books again. Here are all the rules regarding the library.

We will be at the library on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 12. The reading areas will still be closed.
Outside those hours, the library will be closed, but you can reach use via e-mail or MS Teams (Julijana Wieser, Elisabeth Lechner).


Book Pick Up

Please, send an e-mail to bibliothek@fh-wels.at with information about the books you need. We will inform you, when your books are ready.
You can pick up your books during the buildings opening hours at the pickup station on the ground floor of building A (between HS 007 and HS 008). Here are instructions for the pickup station.

Following information must be included in your e-mail: author, title, ISBN, year, classmark (e.g. WE-660-HEMM-Ver)


Returning books

During the buildings opening hours, you can return books using our return box in front of the library. You can also return them by post. Please send your books to the following address:

FH Oberösterreich
Campus Wels
Stelzhamerstraße 23
4600 Wels


Mailing you books

In case of a well-founded request (e.g. too long a journey) and according to available capacities of the library staff, media will be sent to you, free of charge by post.

Following information must be included in your e-mail: author, title, ISBN, year, classmark (e.g. WE-660-HEMM-Ver), your mailing address



Individual chapters/articles/pages will be scanned and made available for you. According to the available capacity of the library staff and within the framework of copyright law, individual chapters (approx. 25 pages) will be scanned and made available to the respective person.

Following information must be included in your e-mail: author, title, year, classmark (e.g. WE-660-HEMM-Ver), exact page numbers


Library access outside opening hours

Students whose student card has been activated for the library will not have access to the library with their card until further notice.


Further information

The lending period has been extended until June 12th, 2020.
Please, return reserved books by post or our return box.
The guidelines will be continuously adapted to updated circumstances.


Our online resources (~40.000 eBooks and ~17.000 eJournals) are still available for university affiliated persons.
You can search and download our online resources using the search field „Katalog Plus“ in our online catalogue (https://search-fho.obvsg.at/).
Most of our databases have remote access.

You can find more information about it on our databases site. We are trying to expand this list of available databases regularly.


Media stock

The media stock at the Wels Campus library is classified according to the programmes and departments.
Our online catalogue contains the library stock of all four campuses and includes approximately 120,000 media as well as 40,000 e-books.
It is possible to borrow books from other FH Upper Austria campuses through internal inter-library loan.
Furthermore, the library offers free access to numerous literature databases. E-books as well as most databases can also be accessed via remote access.


University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Wels Campus
Stelzhamerstraße 23
4600 Wels

+43 5 0804 43150

The library is located on the third floor.

Library team

Julijana Wieser BA

Office:     Head of
Phone:    +43 5 0804 43152
Email:      julijana.wieser@fh-wels.at

Elisabeth Guadalupe Lechner

Office:     Archive-, Library- and Information assistant
Phone:    +43 5 0804 43150
Email:     elisabeth.lechner@fh-wels.at