Getting Started – ETH Library in a nutshell

We hold this course each year in autumn at the start of the new semester. The dates are announced well in advance.


  • Using the library – short and compact
  • Services and resources (print and online)
  • Search across all resources in the Search Portal
  • Access to electronic resources
  • Catalogues of other Swiss university libraries
  • Library tour


At the end of the course you are able to

  • find your way around the premises of the library and also around the search portal
  • organize your library account
  • to order, loan and renew documents
  • identify and access electronic resources
  • distinguish between a book-, journal- and article search

Target audience

  • New students
  • Students using ETH Library and the Search Portal for the first time

Meeting Place

ETH Library, HG J 29.7, Main building ETH Zurich, Rämistrasse 101, 8092 Zurich

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