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The University Library of Salzburg is the knowledge and information center of the University of Salzburg. Students, faculty members and the interested public enjoy its services and locations for reading and research. The library provides its analog and digital media for free.

The University Library of Salzburg is the leading library of the Salzburg region, offering more than 2.4 million media to its users. The Main Library and all affiliated faculty, departmental and specialized libraries provide books, e-books, journals and e-journals, electronic databases, audiovisual material and all kinds of media including microfiche. Our holdings can be searched worldwide through our online catalogue. Moreover, the library offers reading areas, PC workplaces and Wi-Fi access.

Guided tours, training courses and workshops explain how to successfully use the university library. Our experienced and qualified staff gladly supports your „search for knowledge.” Study and read in the inspiring atmosphere of our beautiful reading rooms, lounge areas, carrels and study tables.

The University Library of Salzburg initiated the book series uni:bibliothek. Four publications on the University of Salzburg and its history have appeared so far.

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    Never before have so many forensic patients been accommodated in Austria as of the effective date of 1st October 2020. Relief from the enforcement of the measures and also the treatment of seriously abnormal lawbreakers, is urgently required and unavoidable.
    The Chinese Studies Center is organizing an online symposium on this topic on the 12th and 13th November 2020. People with visible Asian origins are being exposed to increased discrimination in Europe and the USA - especially since COVID19. But what is behind this fear and how can this form of racism be combated effectively?
    Digitization has led to an enormous spread of different forms of mobile working. Corona has brought an additional boost and has introduced home office in areas and for activities that were previously unimaginable.
    The virtual international conference „The Mediality of the Letter – diplomatic Correspondence in the Context of Early Modern Letter Culture ” will take place via Webex on 29th/30th/31st October.
    In social pedagogical practice employees (agents) are confronted with a variety of challenges in complex, open social problem situations that have to be dealt with "professionally“ and with „ qualitatively“.
    As part of a six year long laser scan-monitoring in the Hohen Tauern geoscientists from Austria, Germany and Switzerland (GEORESEARCH, University of Salzburg, TU Munich, University of Bonn, University of Lausanne) examined the connection between the current glacier retreat and rockfall activity.
    The Faculty of Slavic Studies, the cultural centre DAS KINO and the Russian Centre invite you to the fifth series of cinema films from Eastern and Central Europe. As part of the film club „Slawistyka, Slavistika, Cлавистика“ award winning current Polish, Russian and Czech films with political and social themes will be shown.
    Applications for two dissertation prizes (worth 2,000 euros each) can be made until the 31st October.
    During the time of Corona, in particular, it became clear just how important it is to support students digitally in their every day university life. The project „On Track“ – stay on track combines digital and social worlds. It is starting at the right time!
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