Seat booking system of Leipzig University Library

The mea­su­res to con­tain Covid-19 in March 2020 for­ced us to clo­se all our sites to the public for a limi­ted time. In order to be able to reopen our libra­ry sites to users, it was necessa­ry to signi­fi­cant­ly redu­ce the amount of space avail­ab­le to us due to distance regu­la­ti­ons and to regu­la­te this via a boo­king sys­tem. Read more
The Leip­zig Uni­ver­si­ty Libra­ry publis­hes biblio­gra­phic data and digi­ti­sed copies of public domain works under open licen­ces or marks them as public domain. Access is pos­si­ble via various inter­faces. Read more

Leip­zig Uni­ver­si­ty Libra­ry pre­fers to deve­lop its own ser­vices and infra­st­ruc­tu­re as open source soft­ware or par­ti­ci­pa­tes in open source soft­ware pro­jects. Read more

Software development at Leipzig University Library

Here you get an over­view of all soft­ware deve­lo­p­ment pro­jects at the Leip­zig Uni­ver­si­ty Library. 

Using the Open Source tool IIIF-pro­du­cer, on the com­mand line data mani­fests are gene­ra­ted for the IIIF Pre­sen­ta­ti­on API from METS/MODS data.

Metha is an open source com­mand line tool for down­loading meta­da­ta via the OAI-PMH protocol.

APIs for Leipzig University Library data

Here you get an over­view of all avail­ab­le APIs to the data of Leip­zig Uni­ver­si­ty Library.


IIIF are APIs for the fle­xi­ble access to digi­ti­zed public domain hol­dings of Leip­zig Uni­ver­si­ty Library.


The descrip­ti­on of the SRU inter­face for the access to the cata­lo­gue data of Leip­zig Uni­ver­si­ty Library