skip to content

Facilities

The Reading Room offers 40 desks and 3 work stations. The desks have electrical outlets for laptop computers.

The materials may be used in the Reading Room without borrowing privileges.

You can scan material at our work stations. A photo copy machine is located in the foyer of the Philosophikum. You need to buy a copy card.

A microfiche/microfilm reader is available. Please ask the librarian for help.

Classification

The books in our library are arranged by subjects. (Please find our detailed classification system here).

The first letter represents a country or subject, the second letter represents a certain subject.
Continous numbers follow the letters,

A-H: Spain
I: North and West Africa
K: Portugal
L-W: Latin America
M: Latin America - general history
N: Collected editions
O: Colonial history
P: Independence
R: West Indies and Guianas
S: Central America
T: Northern Andian states
U: Southern Andian states
V: La Plata states
W: Brasil
X: Philipines
Y: United States
Z: Journals