The library at the Department of Science and Technology Studies (NIG, Universitäts-straße 7/II/6h floor, 1010 Vienna) is part of the Sociology and Political Sciences Library of the University of Vienna. You can only find books with WF-... signatories here.

In general, our library is a reference library. The books can be read and copied at the Department.


Opening Hours

during the semester

Mon-Thu: 10:00 - 16:00
Fri: 10:00 - 14:00

Please check the mainpage for opening hours during holiday breaks.

Lending Service

Students can only borrow books for the weekend on the following conditions:

  • books have to be fetched on Friday (between 10:00 and 14:00) and have to be returned on Monday (before 16:00) [please note the office hours during holiday breaks! - therefore resp. pickup on Thu, return on Tue]
  • deposit of a valid photo ID
  • no loaning of journals or encyclopedias!

If the books are not returned on time, the student is blocked from borrowing any other books for a month.