Digital library

ETH-Bibliothek offers access to extensive electronic resources.

It assists members of ETH Zurich with services relating to e-publishing and digital curation.

Simultaneously, it provides digitized documents from its collections and archives through online platforms.

Electronic resources

E-publishing and digital curation

PlatformDescription
Digital curation and ETH Data ArchiveServices for managing, publishing and preserving research data
ETH Zurich DOI DeskDOI registration office for the Swiss university and research sector
ETH E-Citations (external link)Institutional bibliography with scientific publications at ETH Zurich
ETH E-Collection (external link)Institutional Repository of the ETH Zurich
ETH E-Pics (external link)Platform for the managing, archiving and online use of image data
Open AccessInformation and advice on all aspects of open-access publishing

Platforms with digital content

PlatformDescription
ASTRONOMIE-rara (external link)Publications relating to the history of astronomy from Deutsches Museum München and ETH-Bibliothek
Collection of Prints and Drawings Online (external link)Graphic prints and drawings
e-rara.ch (external link)Rare books from Swiss libraries
e-manuscripta.ch (external link)Historical manuscript material from Swiss libraries and archives
ETH E-Collection (external link)Institutional Repository of the ETH Zurich
ETH E-Pics Earth Science Collections (external link)Rocks from the Earth Science Collections
ETH E-Pics Rare Books (external link)Illustrations from rare books held by the ETH-Bibliothek
ETH E-Pics Image Archive Online (external link)Photographs and images held by the ETH-Bibliothek
ETH E-Pics Max Frisch Archive (external link)Photographs reflecting the life and works of Max Frisch
ETHorama (external link)Geographical search for digitized documents from ETH-Bibliothek
retro.seals.ch (external link)Swiss journals
Schulratsprotokolle Online (external link)Central source for the history of ETH Zurich

Research tools (no fulltext)

PlatformDescription
Archivdatenbank Online (external link)Collections of the ETH Zurich University Archives
Kartenportal.CH (external link)Subject portal for maps
Material-Archiv (external link)Subject portal for materials
Max Frisch-Archiv Online (external link)Archive database with manuscripts by and news articles about Max Frisch
Thomas-Mann-Archiv Online (external link)Archive database with manuscripts by and news articles about Thomas Mann

Digital collections and highlights

PlatformDescription
Einstein OnlineOriginal letters by and images of Albert Einstein
ETHeritage (external link)Blog about selected documents from the collections and archives
International YearsSpecialist information on the "International Years" proclaimed by the UN
Short portraitsDescription of individuals linked to ETH Zurich
Virtual exhibitionsInsight into historical collections of ETH-Bibliothek