The media library

The offerings of the media library are a service only available for students and lecturers at the Institute for Education. For students and lecturers of other faculties, we recommend the Medienausleihe des CIT.

Office hours

Information about sudden changes can be found under "news".

Opening hours for Febuary:

Monday: 10:00 a.m. - 13:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 09:30 a.m. - 13:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 13:00 p.m.
Thursday: 09:30 a.m. - 13:30 p.m.
Friday: 09:30 a.m.- 13:30 p.m.

Closed on public holidays.


Please take notice of the fact that we can only answer mails during office hours.
Thank you for your understanding and your patience.

Further changes will be announced here in due time.

Lending informations

Our media library provides lecturers and students at the Institute of Education at the University Münster various technical devices to borrow free of charge.

  • The devices should be reserved in time, as needed. This can be accomplished via telephone, e-mail or in person by visiting us in room C311.
  • Please take notice of the respective lending deadlines. The deadlines noted below become active during times of high demand. We are glad to enable longer lending periods, if the stock allows for it.
  • Lecturers can apply for a "permanent lending" during the semester. This is valid as a reservation of certain technical devices for a weekly, recurring time period (e.g. for the duration of a seminar)
  • Permanent lendings over multiple days or longer are not possible.

Please note that we can not take legal responsibility for things left in the rooms of the media library.
Mrs. Ziegler ( is responsible for roomplanning in the B- and C-Buildings. The staff can not give out rooms!

Stand: 18.10.2022


Adapters and cables (loan period 3 days)

You can borrow the following adaptors from us:

MiniDisplayPort to HDMI
MiniDisplayPort to VGA
USB-C/ Thunderbolt 3 ro USB-A
USB-C/ Thunderbolt 3 to HDMI
Apple 30-pin to VGA
MiniDVI to VGA


The following cables can be borrowed:

AUX-cable (3.5mm-jack-to-jack)
VGA-expansion cable
USB-expansion cable
USB-A to USB-B-cable
USB-A to MicroUSB-cable
USB-A to FireWire-cable
Cable drum
multiple power outlet thingies

Beamers (loan period 1 day)

12 Beamers (2 x HD-Ready, 1 x Full-HD)

Cameras (loan period 1 week)

4 Videocameras
4 digitale photocameras
record to DV-cassette oder SD-card, some of the are HD-ready

3 webcams (2 wide angle)

equipment: tripods, SD-cards

Dictaphones + gadgets (loan period 1 week)

15 dictaphones
integrated memory with plug-and-play, USB-connection to copy data directly to a PC
USB 2.0 sticks with portable, recent, officially licensed F4 versions (2 for Mac, 4 for Windows)
10 footswitches to start and stop the recording during a transcription (4 for Mac, 6 for Windows)

Drive (loan period 2 days)

2 external CD/DVD drives (USB port)

ELMOs (loan period 2 days)

4 ELMO visual presenter with USB connection

EPOSs (loan period 2 days)

4 EPOS conference speakers via USB-A dongle

Headphones (loan period 1 Week)

2 Headsets, 3 pairs of In-Ear-Headphones und 1 pair of On-Ear-Headphones.


We have keys for the 3. floor, C-building, Georgskommende 33 (GC 307, GC 313, group rooms GC 301, GC 308, GC 309). These can also be borrowed for certain events (e.g. weekend sessions).

Laptops (loan period 3 days)

15 Laptops (Windows)
Windows-OS with preinstalled software like PowerPoint, Word, Excel, SPSS, VLC Media Player etc.
Internetaccess via WLAN or LAN, some with a CD-drive
VPN possible


For workshops and events certain materials like flipchart-paper, moderation cards, OHP-foils, foil markers, whiteboard-markers, scissors, gluesticks, adhesive tape and more can be borrowed from us.

Microphones (loan period 7 days)

handheld mics to plug into dictaphones, videocameras or speakers, 1 wireless clip-on mic
2 large membraned condensator microphones, 1 mic holding device

4 lavalier microphones

Moderation suitcases (loan period 3 days)

4 Moderation suitcases including material for group moderations (colorful cards, scissors, glue, magnets, pencils, foils etc.)

OHP (loan period 3 days)

3 portable OHPs

Presenter (loan period 3 days)

12 USB-presenter sticks with integrated laserpointers
plug and play functionality

Smartboard-peripherals (loan period per session)

The peripherals for the smartboard (with integrated PC) for the rooms GC 307/GC 313 (keyboard, mous, pencils, etc.) can be borrowed for each respective seminary sitting.

Speakers (loan period 1 week)

AUX-IN jack to plug in a laptop, tablet oder smartphone or the likes
smaller USB speakers for laptops