Reading Room Collections and Archives

In the Reading Room Collections and Archives you can look into documents, works, images and maps of unique holdings of the following collections and archives: ETH Zurich University Archive, Image Archive, Maps, Max Frisch Archive and Rare Books.

How to use the Collections and Archives

  • The digitization of documents of the Collections and Archives is constantly proceeding.
  • For reasons of conservation, most documents are only available for consultation in the Reading Room Collections and Archives.
  • To consult documents of the University Archives or the Image Archive please announce your visit in advance.

Infrastructure

Study spaces for customers working with documents from the Collections and Archives.

  • 3 public workstations for users of the Collections and Archives (personal login required)
  • 1 ArcGIS workstation: ArcGIS Desktop, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
  • 1 public workstation with electronic overview grids (Toporama)
  • 1 reader for microfiche
  • 1 scanner for microfiche and microfilm
  • 1 copier, A3, colour
  • 1 flatbed scanner A2 (storage device: USB-stick)