Departmental library

Kekulé Institute for Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (first floor)
Gerhard-Domagk-Strasse 1
53121 Bonn

The Chemistry Department Library is a joint library of the Chemistry Department. It consists of a collection of monographs, journals and series and is run as a reference library. A public photocopier is available in the library.

At present the chemistry library contains about 8750 monographs, 23570 journal volumes. The collection is systematically arranged.

Using the online search portal of the University of Bonn "bonnus" ( you can search for books, journals and articles in printed or electronic form either with your own laptop or mobile device or via the public computer in the library.
If you want to limit the search to the Chemistry Library, simply click on the "Chemistry" sign in the right column under "Bibliotheken Uni Bonn" on the search results page.
With the help of the signature you can quickly find the books in the library. If a book is not where it should be, the library assistants will be happy to help.

In addition, the journal holdings are listed in the Zeitschriftendatenbank (ZDB) (

The new acquisitions lists can be found here

The subject information pages can be found here

Opening hours
Monday - Thursday 09 - 17 h
Friday 09 - 13 o'clock

Héloïse Hora
Phone +49 (0)228 / 73-2706
(Tuesday and Thursday all day, Wednesday afternoon only)

Student assistants:
Isabel Schenk
Marvin Jacobi

Regulations for the Use of the Chemistry Library
Library rules

Library Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

Here you can navigate to the library Physical and Theoretical Chemistry.

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