General Information

1. Address

DESY Library
Platanenallee 6
D-15738 Zeuthen

Phone: 033762/77253
Fax: 033762/77330


    1.1 People in the Library

Evelin Fieder  
Carola Guse  


2. Subjects of Collection

The library collects material on

  • high energy physics and particle physics
  • accelerator and detector technology
  • quantum field theory
  • astrophysics
  • related fields like
computer science
technical sciences
nuclear physics
mathematics and general physics

3. Acquisition of new literature

Every DESY member can make suggestions for the acquisition of new literature.

To buy books for your group please do not use e.biss yet. Instead please fill out our forms for book or magazine order and send it via email to

4. Library hours and access


Monday - Thursday


Opening hours

24 hours

24 hours

Circulation desk service

8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

8:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

5. Circulation policies

Books can be borrowed for four weeks, preprints or reports for two weeks.

Reference books (yellow signature) and new acquisitions are not for loan.
For reserving a book please enter your name into the loan ship.

Place the cards (or loan slip) in the circulation box near the circulation desk.

Returned material should be dropped into the box for returned literature near the desk.