Urban Design Library

Address: 1040 Wien, Karlsplatz 13, stairwell III, 4th floor
Tel: +43-1-58801-26060
Fax: +43-1-58801-26099
Email: staedtebau@ub.tuwien.ac.at
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Workshops Publishing and Open Science [07.02.2019]

In the summer semester 2019, TU Wien Bibliothek is offering short workshops for researchers on the topic of "pubishing and open access".

All workshops take place in the Main Library lecture room, 1040 Wien, Resselgasse 4, 5. floor. Registration is possible up to two weeks before the workshop date.

Data management and research ethics (03 April 2019 | 09:00-12:00 | English language)

This workshop focusses on successful data management, for example by means of a data management plan: topics are the requirements of funding agencies, and tools and services at TU Wien.

Target audience: researchers

Registration: TU Wien staff members  |  Doctoral students not employed by TU Wien

Open-Access-Publizieren: Ein Überblick (06 May 2019 | 13:00-14:30 | German language)

This 90 minute workshop gives an overview of open access publishing, explaining the concepts of "green road" (secondary publication on an open access platform) and "golden road" (first publication as an open access publication). Other topics are services of TU Wien Bibliothek, such as counselling and financing, and infrastructures such as reposiTUm and advice on authors' contracts with publishers, as well as requirements of funding agencies.

Target group: Authors of scientific publications and interested members of TU Wien

Registration: TU Wien staff members  |  Doctoral students not employed by TU Wien

Kostenfreies Open-Access-Publizieren durch Selbstarchivierung (08 May 2019 | 14:00-15:00 | German language)

This 60 minute workshop presents the most important cornerstones of open access publishing, followed by a hands-on section where participants are given concrete examples of open access secondary publishing by means of self-archiving, and your questions are answered.

Target group: Authors of scientific publications

Registration: TU Wien staff members  |  Doctoral students not employed by TU Wien


The Urban Design Library is situated within the Institute of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, Department of Urban Design.

Opening hours may sometimes have to be changed at short notice. We regret any inconvenience.


The collection consists of around 37.000 items. The urban design department's current journals are also included in the collection, as well as a selection of theses written at the institute.

Around 7000 items (including journals) are available at the Urban Design Library's Karlsplatz reading room.

Part of the collection is housed in closed stack rooms at other addresses. Items from the stacks can be requested on CatalogPlus or on the Aleph online catalogue . Requested items from the closed stacks can be collected at the Main Library.

TU staff members can also request books by email to the Urban Design Library, and collect them at the Urban Design Library during opening hours.

Borrowed books from the Urban Design Library can also be returned at the Main Library circulation desk during staffed opening hours.


Tel: +43-1-58801-26060
Email: staedtebau@ub.tuwien.ac.at

Opening hours

Tuesday - Thursday 11:00 - 13:00

The Library is closed from 24. December - 6. January.

Search CatalogPlus for books and journals of the Urban Design Library

1. Enter your search term in the search field and filter the result by Library > Urban Design Library in the left menu

2. Alternatively you can enter your search term in the "Advanced Search" search field and choose "Urban Design Library" from the "Library" dropdown list to the right.

Please note that by restricting your search to "Urban Design Library" holdings you exclude most electronic resources (ebooks, e-journals, articles) that may also fit your query.

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