Q: If the library doesn’t own a particular book, would you order it?
A: If it fits with the needs of the ISAP community and our budget, we will be delighted to order it for the library and then reserve it for you to borrow.
Q: There’s a document in an archive in another institution that I would like to read. Can you get it for me?
A: We are happy to try to get any relevant document to add to our collection for you to use.
Q: I am an ISAP student or analyst, and I live outside Zurich and can only come into the city during off-hours. Could I still borrow from the library somehow?
A: Please email us with special requests at [email protected] and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Q: Could you tell me whether you have a particular thesis in the ISAP library?
Q: You have a thesis in your library that I would like to see, but I am not a member of your library and live outside of Switzerland. Could you send me a copy?
A: Email us at [email protected] to inquire whether that thesis can be shared.
Q: Do you have Jungian journals in your library?
A: Yes, please see our Journals page.
Q: Can I access e-journals from home?
A: Unfortunately, we cannot currently offer that service, or only in a very limited fashion. However, you can access the full-text online versions of some journals when you are anywhere in ISAP, using the ISAP wifi. Please see our Journals page for the list of online Journals.
Q: Do you have any access to other journals besides what the ISAP library owns?
A: We provide access to some services to obtain journal articles. Please email us for more details at [email protected]
Q: Does the library have an archive of precious Jung-related materials?
A: We have a few things that we consider to be worth preserving and protecting. Feel free to come by the library and ask to view these items.
Q: Can I join the library if I am not an ISAP analyst or student?
A: Yes. We are a public library, and anyone can join. Please see our User Guide for more information.
Q: Is the library open between semesters and over Christmas and summer breaks?
Q: Does the library have an archive of symbol papers that students can look at?
A: Sorry, no; there is no archive and officially there is no plan to establish one.
Q: Do you have a collection of images that I could use to illustrate my thesis or symbol paper?
A: Yes. The Birgit Littmann Brunner Picture Collection, available in the library, has 4200 images in 14 different categories. We also maintain a bibliography of books with useful, good-quality images, that are available in the library.
Q: How many books may I have checked out at once?
A: Students and analysts may have up to 99 books! External users may have 3.