How to Order a Book

Finding the Right Book

Enter keywords or the title of the book, if you know it in the swisscovery search bar. Start search query by pressing enter:

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Chose the Desired Edition

You can view all editions by clicking on See all versions:

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Display Metadata

Click on the title to call up the full display:

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Log In to Place an Order

Log in with SWITCH edu-ID and password. If you have forgotten your password, please click on the link to have it reset.

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Loan Request

Click on the loan button. If the request button is missing, the stock is not borrowable.

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Choose the Pickup Location or Have it Delivered by Post

Specify the institute and pickup location and complete by clicking Send Request.

If you choose home or office delivery by mail, please note that it is a fee-based service.

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