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Seat Booking

Book a seat in our libraries and use the Mannheim reservation system MARS to manage your seat bookings.

The subject libraries are expected to remain closed until 14.02.2021.
The Central Lending Library is open on a limited basis for picking up pre-ordered media.

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  • To book a seat in our libraries, you must hold an ecUM or a library card. Please log in with your Uni-ID and password. First-year studends need to unlock their ecUM to have access to the library.
  • You can only book a seat for yourself, not for others.
  • Seat bookings for the same day are only considered until 7:30 a.m.
  • For members of the University of Mannheim, seat bookings are limited to three active bookings in one or more subject libraries within the next 14 days.
  • For members of cooperating institutions or users with a library card, seat bookings are limited to one active booking in a subject library.
  • As soon as one of the days for which you had a seat booking has passed, you can make another booking for a day within the next 14 days.
  • In order to change a seat booking, please confirm your cancellation before continuing to make another booking.

Please inform yourself about the hygiene regulations (PDF, 70 KB) in the libraries.

If you have any questions, please write to info(at)