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Department of Computational Linguistics Phonetics

University Library, Phonetics

As of 1/1/2022, all UZH libraries will be merged to create the University Library of Zurich. The Library of the Phonetics Laboratory (UPHON) is now the University Library, Phonetisches Labor.

Using the library

The library is located in the premises of the Phonetics Lab on the third floor of the main building of the University at Rämistrasse 71 (KOL-H-318). Users are requested to call ahead for an appointment:
044 634 30 01.

Most monographs can be borrowed. The loan period is 1 month. Journals and working papers cannot be borrowed.

There are about 5000 monographs on phonetics and related subjects.

A total of 26 different journals are available. Among them are 12 ongoing subscriptions, of which, with one exception, there is also an electronic version.

Working papers published by leading international departments and laboratories are an important source of information for phonetic research. They are usually published once a year. Approx. 40 working papers - more or less complete - are available in our library; an overview can be downloaded as a pdf file (in German): UB, Phonetics - Working-Papers (PDF, 37 KB).

Weiterführende Informationen

The last m.f.

lə mɛːtrə fɔnetik

The organ of the Association de Phonétique Internationale, published between 1886 and 1970 and available in our library almost in its entirety, is a curiosity in the history of linguistics: the articles in Le maître phonétique were written in phonetic script!