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Below is the information required by law about the Internet web site of the Head Office of the Union Library Network (GBV) as well as important legal points.


The host of this Internet web site is the Verbundzentrale des Gemeinsamen Bibliotheksverbundes to be rendered in English as the "Head Office of the Union Library Network (GBV)".

Head Office of the Union Library Network (GBV)
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 1
37073 Göttingen
Tel.: +49(0)551/39-5207
Fax: +49(0)551/39-13980



The Head Office of the Union Library Network (GBV) is officially represented by its director Reiner Diedrichs.


The editor responsible for the content of this Internet web site of Head Office of the Union Library Network (GBV) is:

Dr. Ute Sandholzer
Public Relations and Marketing
Head Office of the Union Library Network (GBV)
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 1
37073 Göttingen
Tel.: +49(0)551/39-22421


The layout, graphics, and other contents of this home page are protected by copyright law.


  1. Content

    The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed, or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.

  2. Referrals and links

    The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages - unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks, or mailing lists provided on his page.

  3. Copyright

    The author has not intended to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if was not possible to avoid using copyrighted material, the author has endeavoured to indicate the copyright of the respective object. The copyright for any material created by the author is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author's agreement.

  4. Privacy policy

    If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted - if and so far as is technically possible and reasonable - without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymized data or an alias.

    Data protection officer
    Data protection officer of the Union Library Network (GBV) is in accordance with § 8a Nds. Datenschutzgesetz since 11.01.2018 represented by Marc-Josef Tegethoff (

  5. Legal validity of this disclaimer

    This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.

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