The collection of Web Archive Switzerland consists primarily of websites that are relevant to the nation’s heritage. The Swiss National Library, cantonal and specialist libraries make a representative selection from among the “grey” literature available online.

Wendy Holdener
The website of skier Wendy Holdener is archived at the NL.

Content and scope

  • More than 17,000 selected sites aimed at a wide audience
  • Relating to the cantons and Switzerland
  • On historical, social, political, cultural, religious, scientific and economic subjects
  • Produced by Swiss authors or created or designed by authors who are either Swiss or have links to the country



  • All selected sites captured annually
  • Free websites that are not password-protected


Research and access

  • Documents listed in Helveticat
  • Access via the e-Helvetica Access database
  • Only available for consultation in the NL’s information room or at partner institutions

Tour of the Web Archive Switzerland

Last modification 22.02.2022

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