Info und Support Desk

Info and support desk

There is the Information and Support Desk (IST) of the Information Centre on the ground floor of the library.
The Info and Support Desk Team will answer your questions and help you with issues around the library as well as IT-Services of the university.

Information on IT support

Glasfront der Bibliothek bei Tag

The library team of the Info and Support Desk

provides support with

library use

catalog search

database search

collection of information

is there for you

In the lecture-free period by arrangement / During the semester 11:00 a.m. – 02:30 p.m.  Mo – Fri

Phone: 0711 8926 2928

E-mail: ist(at)

Portal: Service and support portal of the Information Center

Jemand tippt auf einer Tastatur

The IT team of the Info and Support Desk

provides support with

setup of WLAN and VPN

unlocking your account

password reset


is there for you

During the lecture-free period:

5 August - 2 September closed

Please contact during this time:

E-mail: ist(at)

Portal: Service and support portal of the Information Center

Scan Copy Print

Scan images and texts free of charge

Book scanner on the 1st (ground) floor (DIN A3) and on the 3rd floor (DIN A2)
Save: to USB Drive

Flatbed scanner on the 3rd floor 

Save: to USB Drive or to your personal disk drive after login in the university net.
Copying machine with a scan and batch processing on the 3rd floor.

Attention: a student ID card with sufficient credit is needed for the activation of the photocopier.

Save: to USB Drive

Scanner in der Bibliothek
Copies for study

At our photocopier on the 3nd floor you can only pay with your student ID card. Prices:

Black and white A4 0,05 €
Black and white A3 0,10 €
Colour A4 0,30 €
Colour A3 0,60 €

Paper is refilled by the staff.

Bücherregale in der Bibliothek
Printing service

In the library, you can print at the copier device on the 3rd floor only:

  1. Sending a print job from the IZ pool computer: all file formats
  2. Printing from a USB drive: only PDF files

In order to use the copier device, you need a sufficient credit on your student ID card. The prices are the same as by “Copy”.

For more detailed information about printing at the HFT check the Hilfeseiten des Informationszentrums.



Studierende sitzen in der Bibliothek und lernen
Logo von Citavi


Organizing student research projects

The HFT library provides a free of cost team-campus licence for the reference management program Citavi for the HFT members.


We have compiled information on the installation and use of the program for you in this PDF.

IT-Manuals (RRZN)

From and for universities

These IT- Manuals is the result of the cooperation between over 180 state universities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. They have existed for over 30 years.



In Stuttgart

The HFT Stuttgart is co-supplied by the computer centre of the University of Stuttgart (RUS).

Acquisition suggestion

Can´t find a particular printed book or e-book in the media stock of our library via the HFT catalogue? In this way, you can make an acquisition suggestion.