Architecture and Civil Engineering Library

Architecture and Civil Engineering Library is a Special Library affiliated to the ETH Library and open to the public.

Holdings

The holdings can be researched using ETH Library's Search Portal (external link).

100,000 freely accessible documents and media:

  • Books and reference works
  • Subscription to 580 journals
  • Topographical and themed maps
  • Legal commentaries and construction standards
  • Physical Material Collection for research and teaching in the field of building sciences. This project is being carried out in collaboration with the Department of Architecture.

Services

  • Information: advice, counselling, help with searches
  • Customer Service: new registrations, renewing your library user, cardfees, reminders

Infrastructure

  • 150 study spaces with network access
  • Wireless LAN (external link)
  • 8 public workstations (personal login required)
  • 3 flatbed scanners, A3 (2 PCs, 1 Mac)
  • 2 photocopiers, A3 with scan function, black-and-white/scan in colour
  • 1 book scanner. Save your digital copies on a USB stick.
  • 1 ETH Print Service multifunctional device (scan to email/USB, print from personal device, copy; b/w, colour; with nethz-login)
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • 1 video player
  • One-day lockers and permanent lockers (keys available at the information desk)

Borrowing tools

Free tool loans for members of ETH Zurich

A list of the tools is available on the Search Portal (external link).
Please order by email to baubib@library.ethz.ch, stating your user number. The tools can be collected from the Architecture and Civil Engineering Library.
Or come to the counter in person.

Borrowed tools are booked to your user account. ETH Library’s normal loan and reminder periods and fees apply. The tools are borrowed via the ETH Card free of charge. The maximum loan period is three days. ETH Library’s usage regulations apply.

Subnavigation and related Informations

Related Informations Architecture and Civil Engineering Library

Address, contact, opening hours

Stefano-Franscini-Platz 5
(Hönggerberg)
HIL E 2
8093 Zurich
Site map (external link)

Mon–Fri 8.00–21.00
Special opening hours

+41 44 633 29 06
baubib@library.ethz.ch

Library issues
Olivier Gygi
+41 44 633 31 60 
+41 44 632 75 37
olivier.gygi@library.ethz.ch

olivier-gygi

Subject questions

Subject specialist for architecture, urban and spatial planning
Dipl.-Ing. Markus Joachim
+41 44 633 29 05
markus.joachim@library.ethz.ch

Markus Joachim

Content of course
Petra Gehrmann
+41 44 633 29 04
petra.gehrmann@library.ethz.ch

Petra Gehrmann