The Swiss National Library (NL) makes many media from its collections available online on one of a number of platforms, depending on the type of medium or the collection.
Swiss National Sound Archives
- Audio media related to Swiss history and culture
Archive documents from the Literary Archives and Prints and Drawings Department
- Documents from the Swiss Literary Archives and the Prints and Drawings Department of the NL
- Via ISplus (archives, libraries, museums) also contains an extensive collection of information about Swiss memory institutions
- ISplus includes the “Index of manuscript collections held in libraries and archives in Switzerland”
IMVOCS: audio and film documents
- IMVOCS (Images et voix de la culture suisse): audio, film and video documents from the Swiss Literary Archives, the Max Frisch Archive and the radio and TV archives of SRG SSR
The pictorial works of Friedrich Dürrenmatt
- A collection of over 400 pictorial works by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Books from the NL
- Digitised books
- “eBooks on Demand”: an NL service you can use to request digitisation of books that are no longer subject to copyright
Swiss Poster Collection
- joint catalogue covering a number of poster collections. Many of the posters included have been digitised.
- posters from various Swiss libraries and museums as well as the NL
- Free “Swiss Postcard” app with digitised postcards of Swiss localities in around 1900
- The postcards come from the collections of the cantonal libraries and the NL.
- Available for smartphones and tablets running iOS or Android
- You can share the postcards on various social media and send them by e-mail, text and post.
Last modification 09.12.2019