Borrowing / User account Become a user of the HSG Library and benefit from our wide range of services. Borrowing User Account Who can borrow documents from the HSG Library? Everyone can register to use the HSG-Library / swisscovery using a SWITCH edu-ID Use all our services if you live or study in Switzerland If you live abroad you can use the library with restricted rights Libraries, which take part in national or international interlibrary loans as well as commercial and non-commercial organizations can create an account here. How do I register for the library? Register yourself with the Swiss Library Service Platform (SLSP). If you already registered yourself with another SLSP Library you can use the library right away. Libraries, which take part in national or international interlibrary loans as well as commercial and non-commercial organizations can create an account here. Where do I get help for the registration process? We have two step-by-step instructions ready for you: Register with an existing SWITCH edu-ID Klick on image for download Register with creating a new SWITCH edu-ID Klick on image for download More information can be found here: FAQ SLSP Project information system change We are pleased to assist you as well at the circulation desk, at the phone, by email or in our WhatsApp-Chat. Check your activities at SLSP libraries with your swisscovery user account. borrowed items and due dates orders and reservations copy orders fees You can manage and change your personal data as well as your password directly within your SWITCH edu-ID. Why is my library card/HSGcard invalid and is not working at the self-check station? You did not register for swisscovery yet. Your card is not linked to your existing library account. You can do this here. Please note: HSG students: matriculation number (without dashes) HSG members: 16-digit card number 629912… (without spaces) External library users: Card number of the library card What happens to my data? SLSP imports your personal data (name, address, phone numbers, date of birth) from your SWITCH edu-ID account int HSGswisscovery when registering. You can see and edit your personal data at any time on your SWITCH edu-id account. Any changes will automatically be submitted to HSGswisscovery. Library specific data, such as items borrowed, orders, and fees will be managed directly in the new library system. You can delete your library account at any time, given that you do not have any open transactions left (borrowed items or fees). All transactional data will be rendered anonymous regularly and HSGswisscovery accounts will be deleted after 10 years of inactivity. More information on data protection can be found on the SLSP website.