Library and Documentation Services

The library offers 18 workstations, which are open to the general public from Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm.

About 600 books are available for borrowing in our reading room. Another 10'000 books are stored in our closed stacks.

All our books can be ordered for loan via swisscovery. Please sign in to swisscovery with your SWITCH edu-ID to search and borrow books.

In general, ordered books are available for pickup at the library desk after 1–2 working days.

You can return borrowed books by using the book drop at the library entrance.

Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.
External users must leave the library by closing time.

Special Opening Times

19 February 2024: 8 am to 12 pm
21 February 2024: 8 am to 12 pm
29 March 2024: closed
1 April 2024: closed
1 May 2024: closed
9–10 May 2024: closed
20 May 2024: closed
1–2 August 2024: closed
24–27 December 2024: closed

Swiss TPH Library
Kreuzstrasse 2
CH - 4123 Allschwil