Costs and charges

Use of the Ohm library is free of charge. Costs are incurred for

library card (OHMcard as a guest card)

for external library users: 5.00 €

copies on the photocopiers

Payment via OHMcard (including guest card) or library card.

Copies through the interlibrary loans system

Interlibrary loans for books within Germany are free of charge at Nuremberg Tech. If the original cannot be loaned out, photocopies can be ordered for a fee.

A photocopy of an article can be obtained for a nominal fee of EUR 1.50. This fee shall not apply if a direct delivery to the user is permitted under the copyright reform bill (“Gesetz zum Urheberrecht für die Wissenschaft - UrhWissG”).
In exceptional cases, higher fees may also be charged.

Replacement costs, fees, and fines

Replacement of a lost library card:  5.00 €
Replacement of a lost student ID card:  10.00 € (Issued at Central IT)
Replacement of a lost interlibrary data carrier: 1.50 €
Replacement of lost or damaged media Valuation by the library
Replacement of a lost locker key: 15.00 €

Requests to return books

First request to return books:     7.50 €
Second request to return books:   10.00 €
Third request to return books:    20.00 € + expenses

All other measures will also be subject to charges.

Payment of charges

Most charges can be paid at one of the OHM service terminals using your OHMcard/library card. The receipt generated by the terminal must be presented as proof of payment in the library.
A station where you can add credit to your OHMcard/canteen card is in the KI/KL building complex. 

Payment cannot be made using your OHMcard/canteen card for:

  • Charges for the third request to return books, including the charges that have been incurred up to this point for the first and second request(s)
  • Invoices for compensation for lost or damaged media

In these cases, a remittance slip will be handed out or sent by the library.