The library at a glance
Open to everyone, the HEIG-VD library provides you with the information you need to meet your documentation requirements.
Here are the most important informations you need to know about our library. Library staff are at your disposal for any further information.
Where to find us
The library in few words
The HEIG-VD library is accessible to the general public. It is a member of the Swiss Library Service Platform (SLSP), in which collaborate more than 400 libraries of higher education institutes in Switzerland.
The swisscovery|HES-SO platform is accessible at hesso.swisscovery.slsp.ch and contains millions of titles (books, series, journals), most of them can be ordered online.
Conditions of Use
In order to borrow books, it is mandatory to register as a user. The registration is free and can be done online at registration.slsp.ch. Documents can be picked up either at the library at Route de Cheseaux or in the Secretariat in St-Roch, and for HEIG-VD users, via the internal mail in Y-Parc.
The Intranet and Internet sites of the library present the available services: acquisition of documents, loan, supply of articles, press review, electronic resources, training and documentary research, research support...
- more than 15'000 documents, including
- standards: SIA, VSS, NF, ISO
- language course books
- 180 journals freely accessible
- 8 Swiss newspapers in French
80 specialized databases
110'000 standards NF, EN, ISO, IEC
Pressreader : thousands of newspapers and magazines at the tip of your fingers !
silent reading room
room for group work
1 PC reserved for document research
WI-FI, network connections