Earth Sciences Library

Earth Sciences Library is a Special Library affiliated to the ETH Library and open to the public.



The holdings can be researched using ETH Library's Search Portal (external link).

Freely accessible documents:

  • 23 600 books and bound journals
  • 24 000 maps relating to geology and earth sciences (mainly of Europe and Switzerland)
  • Subscription to 190 journals


  • Information: advice, counselling, help with searches
  • Customer Service: new registrations, renewing your library user, cardfees, reminders


  • 45 study spaces with Wireless LAN (external link)
  • 5 relax armchairs
  • 2 public workstations (personal login required)
  • 1 ETH Print Service multifunctional device (scan to email and copy without nethz-login; print from personal device with nethz-login; b/w, colour)
  • 1 scanner, A3
  • Lockers