Facilities

The library features three reading rooms with a total of 71 work stations. The use of laptops is allowed in all reading rooms (power outlets at each table). For holders of a ZI reader’s card, free use of the ZI wireless network (WLAN) is available in the reading rooms as well as in the photographic archive. In Reading Room 1 there are eight PCs available for Internet, database, and catalogue queries and research.

Scans (black and white or colour) can be made on three powerful self-service book scanners and saved to users’ own USB sticks; one scanner has an integrated DIN-A-4 black-and-white printer.

Scanning is only possible with a prepaid card available at the entrance desk. Cards may be purchased with cash only, unfortunately we cannot accept checks, EC (debit) cards or credit cards.

Prices:
- Prepaid card for 10 scans / 5 paper copies =  € 1.00
- Prepaid card for 50 scans / 25 paper copies =  € 5.00
- Prepaid card for 100 scans / 50 paper copies =  € 10.00

Photographs from library holdings can be made by users themselves with their own cameras. Two copy stands are available: one with artificial light, and one for daylight photos.

Microfiche and microfilm readers are available likewise a reader printer for making paper copies from microfiches.

Please take note of the relevant copyright laws and regulations whenever you use library holdings.