Library services - HTW Chur

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Library services

The HTW Chur Library is part of the NEBIS (Network of Libraries and Information Offices) library network. This network enables all registered users to have media delivered for free to the HTW Chur Library from around 50 of a total of 140 libraries.

Loans

Self-booking of loanable media on the PC designated for this purpose in the library (user card required) or at the counter.
Is the self-loan system not working? Please send us an e-mail and tell us which media you have taken with you.

Reservation

If a medium is currently unavailable, you can reserve it via the NEBIS library catalogue. You will receive a pick-up invitation by e-mail as soon as the requested copy is available for collection.

Where can I return my loans?

Please bring your media back after use as quickly as possible so that they are available to other users. For returns outside of counter opening times, please use the book return boxes in the entrance area of the two library locations.

Interlibrary loan and mail order

Free-of-charge distance loans

NEBIS network Students and employees of HTW Chur can have media delivered from around 50 of the total 140 association libraries to the HTW Chur Library free of charge.
Is your requested media not available in the network? We look forward to receiving your procurement suggestion.

Chargeable inter-library loans

Informationsverbund Deutschschweiz (IDS) (Information Association of Eastern Switzerland (IDS)): You can have the media of the IDS libraries Basel/Bern, St. Gallen and Lucerne sent to you via distance lending for a charge (CHF 12/media) to your house. Copies of individual chapters or articles can also be ordered (CHF 7/20 pages). Your NEBIS user data is valid in all IDS association libraries.

IDS Basel / Bern
IDS St. Gallen
IDS Luzern

Outside NEBIS/IDS

If you urgently need a book or an article which is not available in the above catalogues, please send your enquiry to the library team.
Please take note of the fee structure (books or articles will always be ordered from Switzerland where where possible):

  • Switzerland: CHF 12
  • Europe: CHF 20 (if foreign libraries impose special loan conditions, we reserve the right to invoice any extra charges after consultation with you)
  • Abroad: in consultation with you

 

Costs for students

Delivery of copies by post
CHF 10 for the first 20 pages (CHF 0.20 for every further page)

Delivery of copies by e-mail
CHF 7 for the first 20 pages (CHF 0.20 for every further page)

Delivery of copies by post or e-mail from Germany
CHF 15

Costs for private persons

Delivery of copies by post
CHF 15 for the first 20 pages (CHF 0.50 for every further page)

Delivery of copies by e-mail
CHF 12 for the first 20 pages (CHF 0.50 for every further page)

Delivery of copies by post or e-mail from Germany
CHF 15