Department library, reading room

Staff and Contact


Phone information desk : 044 634 36 75

Katrin Eschenmoser, MAS Information Science
Librarian, Koordination
PET U105 
+41 44 6343677

lic. phil. Nikola Leudolph
Academic librarian

PET U106
+41 44 6343678

lic. phil. Susanne Lang, MAS UZH LIS


PET U106

+41 44 6343678


Service Desk

+41 44 6343675  

Study Areas

The study desks in the reading room are primarily reserved for students of the English Department. Personal study desks and lockers are available for students preparing their final exams.

The reading room is a designated silent area and study desks must be kept tidy.

Please note that no food or beverages are allowed in the study areas.

For group work, there is an open study area in the Linguistics Section.

For social networking we kindly ask you to use the "Kafistübli".

Internet Access

Wired and wireless network access is provided in all study areas. 


User terminals for catalogue and database queries are situated in the reading room.

Photocopying, Scanning and Printing

UZH Print Plus - a new photocopying/scanning/printing solution is now available in room PET U102. For instructions please go to

Research Help

In case you need help with your research, we offer open consultation hours on Tuesdays, 9:30-12:30 and 14:00-17:00. Alternatively, you can sign up for an appointment using the form at the information desk or by sending an email to


For safety reasons we ask you to leave your coats, bags and knapsacks in the lockers at the main entrance before using the library.

Relax Area

For students, the Kaffistübli in the building opposite (Plattenstrasse 47) offers a relax area, 3 computers, a printer and a vending machine for beverages.