Scanners and copiers

Workstation with microfilm scanner
Microfilmed newspapers can be read using readers in the NL.
© NL, Simon Schmid

Range and access

The following equipment is available in the public rooms:

  • Printer
  • Photocopier
  • Book scanners: You can save your scans to a USB flash drive
  • Microfilm readers: You can print out pages or save them to a USB flash drive
  • Audiovisual equipment: Here you can play videos, DVDs, CDs, audio cassettes and CD-ROMs.


  • Black and white copies (printer, photocopier, book scanner, microfilm reader):
    CHF 0.20 (A4)
    CHF 0.40 (A3)
  • Colour copies (printer, book scanner):
    CHF 1.00 (A4)
    CHF 2.00 (A3)
  • Saving to a USB flash drive (book scanners, microfilm reader): free of charge

Last modification 19.11.2020

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