Keywords A-Z

Computer room

On the 6th floor, access through the door facing the southward lift.

The workstations in the computer room have MS Word and Adobe Reader installed, either LAN or WLAN connection available.

Computer terminals

On the reference floor, there are computer terminals labelled either "NEBIS Catalogue Search" or "Internet Access for Registered Users". There is also a CD-ROM-terminal and a Day-account terminal.

Furthermore, floors 1 to 6 have a computer terminal at the north end of the gallery for unlimited internet access to licensed e-resources for enrolled users.

Copying

There are four Canon multifunction devices in the Law library in the large copy room on the sixth floor (access through the door facing the southward lift) and another device on the reference floor (raised ground floor).

To operate the devices, you need a validated UZH-Card. A summery of instructions in English is to be found in the following pdf-document: UZH Print Plus

Non-registered users have access to a coin copy machine for copying, printing, scanning, on the sixth floor (access through the door facing the southward lift). Price copy and print, A4, one-side, black-white: CHF 0.10.

Copyroom

Floor 6, leave the library and enter the older buildung using the door facing the southward lift.

Day account

Please turn to the reception or reference desk to obtain a guest login for the internet.

Disability

Floor overview

Floor overview and detailed map of the 6th floor:

Floor overview

Detailed map of the 6th floor (JPG, 1531 KB)

Giacometti Library

Not generally open to our library users. Viewing only by appointment. Please write to
bibliothek@rwi.uzh.ch.
Its documents may be consulted in the Law Library. Please ask at the reference desk.
For specific searches (eg for autographs), see the "Anleitung Recherche" (German) Giacometti Library

Group discussion rooms

There are four group discussion rooms on the 6th floor (access through the door facing the southward lift). WLAN available. No reservation needed.

Guest login

Please turn to the reception or reference desk to obtain a free internet day account for non-enrolled library users.

Help

See keyword "Service".

Internet / WLAN / VPN / SWITCHconnect

Lending service

Acting as a reference library, as a rule, no lending is possible. However, an exception is made for the faculty staff. Students are asked to report to the reference desk if the required document is momentarily on loan. The reference staff will then recall that document.

Lockers for daily use

The library has more than 500 lockers for daily use available. A 2-franc-coin or a token is needed to use the locker. The coin is released when the the locker key is reinserted and the door opened.

All the daily lockers should be empty by closing time. Any closed locker is opened by staff after closing time and the items left in the locker are returned against a fee.

Lockers for long-term rent

There are over 400 lockers for rental. The rental period is six months for which CHF 30.- are charged, to be prolonged every six months for as long as needed. If you want to rent a locker, please fill in a form at the reception desk. Normally, there is a waiting list.

Open

Printing

There are four Canon multifunction devices in the Law library in the large copy room on the sixth floor (access through the door facing the southward lift) and another device on the reference floor on the raised ground floor.

To operate the devices, you need a validated UZH-Card. A summery of instructions in English is to be found in the following pdf-document: UZH Print Plus

Non-registered users have access to a coin copy machine for copying, printing, scanning, on the sixth floor (access through the door facing the southward lift). Price copy and print, A4, one-side, black-white: CHF 0.10.

Parlatories

On each floor 1 to 5 a parlatory is available for shorter discussions on the west side of the gallery. These rooms have soundproof walls.

Periodicals on the reference floor

The latest issues - usually from the current year - are kept on the reference floor in call number order. These issues may not be removed from the reference floor. Please use the reading area with armchairs and the adjacent copy room.

Older issues are bound in volumes and kept in the respective subject area on floors 1 to 6 or in the "Compactus" in the basement. In the latter case, the location "Compactus" is specifically noted in the NEBIS catalogue.

Reference floor

Access on the ground floor on either side of the stairs inside the hall. If you cannot use the stairs, please report to the reception staff. A stairway lift for wheelchairs is installed on the righthand-side.

On the reference floor:

  • reference desk, open 10-12 am, 2-4 pm
  • computer terminals for catalogue search (no login)
  • research terminals requiring internet login from enrolled users
  • latest issues of subscribed journals
  • reading area with armchairs
  • copy room with a single copy machine

Regulations

Scanning

There are four Canon multifunction devices in the Law library in the large copy room on the sixth floor (access opposite the south lift) and another device on the reference floor on the raised ground floor.

To operate the devices, you need a validated UZH-Card. A summery of instructions in English is to be found in the following pdf-document: UZH Print Plus

Non-registered users have access to a coin copy machine for copying, printing, scanning, on the sixth floor (access opposite the south lift). Price copy and print, A4, one-side, black-white: CHF 0.10.

Service

The reception staff answer general questions about how to use the library.

Further advice on more specific questions about the library catalogue, collection or search issues, is given at the Reference Desk on the raised ground floor, open Monday to Friday 10:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:00.

Specific book locations


Within the Law Library:

ARCHIVE
Please report to the reference desk; these books are available for use within the library on surrender of a student or identity card.

BASIS
Study library with mainly text books on the 6th floor.

COMPACTUS (Basement, floor -2)
Access from the north-side stairwell when you enter the library hall. The lift can only be used with a key. If you cannot use the stairs, please report at the reception.

GIFTKASTEN
Please report at the reception; these books are handed out for use within the library for one hour on surrencder of a student or identity card.

RARA
Please report at the reception; these books are handed out for use within the library for one hour on surrender of a student or identity card.

Outside of the Law Library:

AJB
Alte Juristische Bibliothek im Zentrum für rechtsgeschichtliche Forschung

EURO
The Europe Institute at the University of Zurich (EIZ), Hirschengraben 56, CH-8001 Zürich

Study spaces

Toilet / Accessible toilet

There are toilets on every floor next to the lifts
Ladies: ground floor, 2nd, 4th und 6th floor
Gentlemen: 1st, 3rd und 5th floor

The disability-adapted toilet with Eurokey is situated on the 6th floor opposite the copy room.

There are further accessible toilets in the historic building surrounding the library on floors E, F, G and H. A Eurokey is available at the reception desk. Further details (in German): Rollstuhl-WC RAI-BIB-6-115 bzw. Rollstuhl-WC RAI-E-117

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