Search bibliographic databases, read specialist articles in e-journals, find out the latest news in current daily newspapers, and explore the historical holdings of the ETH Library on screen: The ETH Library offers you access to extensive electronic media for study and research.

The ETH Library also supports members of ETH Zurich with services for electronic publishing and digital curation. At the same time, it makes digitised documents from its collections and archives accessible to all via online platforms.

Platforms with digital content

Graphic prints and drawings

Rare books from Swiss libraries

Historical manuscript material from Swiss libraries and archives

Swiss journals online

Images, photographs, illustrations in various image catalogues

Geographical search for digitised documents from the ETH Library


Database of the natural history collections of ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich's publication platform

Central source for the history of ETH Zurich

Research tools (no fulltext)

ETH Zurich University Archives' archive database

Subject portal for maps

Subject portal for materials

Archive database with manuscripts by and news articles about Max Frisch

Archive database with manuscripts by and news articles about Thomas Mann

Digital collections and highlights

Discover interactive historical astronomical illustrations

ETH Zurich's art objects

Blog from the Image Archive with news and experiences from the community

Original letters by and images of Albert Einstein

Blog about selected documents from the Collections and Archives

Storytelling platform and a world of experience by the ETH Library

Events and highlights in the holdings of the ETH Library

Video campaign with selected pieces of the collections and archives

Insight into historical collections of the ETH Library

360° tour through an early 20th-century ETH chemistry laboratory

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