Faculty of Design: Literature and Specialist Information

This page provides you with support in searching for literature in our University Library, detailed information on interlibrary lending, and a list of useful online databases for searching for suitable articles for your degree programme.

  • Books
    The following shelfmark system is used for materials related to design:
    AM              Fonts
    AN               Bibliology
    AP               Communication design and photography
    LH-LO            Art history
    ZN 6000 ff.   Communications engineering
    SQ-SU        Computer science
  • Journals
    Volumes of art and design journals from the current year are kept near the design collections in room G207a, all other journals are kept in the periodical shelves in the library. The shelfmarks of the periodicals are labelled on the flaps [Z + running number]. Bound volumes are in the library’s stacks and can be ordered in OPAC .
  • General information about the shelving
  • Opening hours

Search for and order literature


  • Search for content in Nuremberg Tech’s Library, the Bavarian Library Network, other national and international catalogues, and various literature databases [see "Database Selection”]
  • More detailed information about Interlibrary lending
  • Borrowing procedures

access regulations for our licenced materials!

An overview of the entire digital collection of the library with detailed explanations is available under Electronic services.

Any questions?

You can reach our hotline at: 0911/5880-4000

or by email at bibliothek(at)th-nuernberg(dot)de