New patron


Students at CBS are automatically registered in the library system and can log in using CBS username and password.

To check out items from the self-service terminals, however, you need a PIN. To create a PIN, simply click "Update PIN and Login Credentials" once you have logged in to Libsearch.


See the procedure at CBSshare.


As a registered CBS alumnus, you can sign up as a CBS Library patron and enjoy special alumnus perks. All you need to do is send an e-mail to
If you are not yet registered as an alumnus, please contact the Alumnus office.


  1. Log in to Libsearch using MitID
  2. Important! After logging in, go to your account "Library Card" -> Personal Details -> Edit Details and add your address, e-mail and phone number. Otherwise, we cannot send reminders and reservation notices to you.
  3. You need a PIN to check out items from the self-service terminals. To create a PIN, simply click "Update PIN and Login Credentials".

If you do not have MitID, please contact and include a picture ID such as a passport or driver's license.

When signing up as a patron, you automatically accept CBS Library regulations

The page was last edited by: CBS Library // 01/30/2024