Joining the Library

Reader registration

You may register with the Library online. Just complete the registration form: Reader Registration. The mandatory fields are marked with red asterisks. Remember to provide correct email address as the confirmation email with user account number will be sent to that email address. By submitting the form you confirm that you have read and accepted Wroclaw Medical University Library Policy.

Notice! If you forgot your library account password, do not open a new account. Reset your password using the “Forgot your password?” option.

Activating your account

After submitting the registration form you have 14 days to activate your account. You can do that at the circulation desk on the first floor of the Library at 2-6 Marcinkowskiego  St.  

Bring one of the following forms of identification:

Wroclaw universities participating in the agreement:

  1. Karol Lipiński Academy of Music,
  2. Academy of Art and Design,
  3. National Academy of Theatre Arts,
  4. Military Academy of Land Forces,
  5. University School of Physical Education,
  6. Pontifical Faculty of Theology with Metropolitan Theological Seminary
  7. Wroclaw University of Science and Technology
  8. Wroclaw University of Economics
  9. Wroclaw Medical University
  10. Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences
  11. Wroclaw University.

Library Card

Upon activation of library account, WMU student and staff eCard  will serve as a Library Card. Other users will receive library cards for a fee. Check current fee list.

Notice! No other person can use your card on your behalf.

General Data Protection Regulation

In accord with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, we inform that:

  1. The administrator of  personal data of users is the Main Library of Wroclaw Medical University, Wybrzeże Pasteura 1, 50-367 Wrocław, called the “Administrator”.
  2. The Administrator has appointed Data Protection Officer whom you can contact with any questions regarding data processing at the following email address:
  3. Personal data collected in the process of user registration and library use is processed only to provide users with library services such as user registration, account activation and use of account. The use of data is limited to the Main Library of Wroclaw Medical University.
  4. The data processing right is granted by the Higher Education Act 2005 ( 27 July 2005), Higher Education Act (Official Journal 2017, item 2182 with amendments), Libraries Act 27 June 1997   (OJ 2018, item 574), the Administrator’s status and the Library regulations.
  5.  You may refrain from providing your personal data but in such case the use of WMU Library services will not be possible.
  6. The Administrator will not share your data with any third parties except when it is required by law.
  7. The Administrator may share your personal data with a third party with which the Library has signed a contract to process personal data on its behalf (for example web hosting service providers).
  8. In accord with the provisions of articles 15-21 and 77 of GDPR, the data subjects have the right to obtain access to their data and have inaccurate data rectified. In certain circumstances permitted by law, data subjects may apply for personal data suppression or restriction. They may also lodge a complaint with a supervising body or transfer personal data.
  9. Personal data will not be transferred to third countries or international organizations.
  10. User personal data will be processed as long as the user is using the Library’s services and, subsequently, for a period of time required by law and internal regulations of the Administrator, in order to protect the Administrator’s interests.
  11. We inform that if a library user ceases to actively use the library account but does not inform the Library that they want to cease using the services, any personal data collected  by the WMU Library will be archived for the duration of 5 years. After this time, the account will be permanently deleted (as long as there are no overdue materials on the account).
  12. The personal data will not be subject to automated decision making.