Library Services

Department library, reading room

Staff and Contact

Email :

Phone Service Desk : +41 446343675

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

lic. phil. Nikola Leudolph
Academic librarian, coordination

PET U106
+41 44 6343678

lic. phil. Susanne Lang, MAS UZH LIS


PET U106

+41 44 6343678

coordination address


Dr. Anja Neukom-Hermann


PET U106

+41 44 6343678/75



Study Areas (currently reduced number of study places available)

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 and two smaller group spaces adjoined to the reading room.

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 and in the open study area.

Photocopying, Scanning and Printing

UZH Print Plus -  photocopying/scanning/printing facilities are available in room PET U102. For instructions and registration please go to

Research Help (currently limited service available)

If 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 service 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 (currently not accessible)

For students, the Kafistübli in the building opposite (Plattenstrasse 47) offers a relax area.