The National Library collects and archives electronic publications related to Switzerland, known as e-Helvetica.

Register an e-book

The Online publications can be deposited at the National Library using various means.

University theses

e-Diss.ch is the collection of electronic Swiss university publications. It comprises dissertations and postdoctoral theses from Swiss universities.

Commercial publications

The National Library collects online publications from a selection of Swiss publishers.


The National Library has set for itself the objective to establish a collection of websites of patrimonial importance.


The URN (Uniform Resource Name) is a unique identifier for Internet resources. It can be used as a stable reference to URLs (Uniform Resource Locator or «link» on the Internet).


To fulfil its collection mandate in the field of digitally born publications, the National Library works with partners nationally and internationally.

Events for professionals

The National Library organises events on e-Helvetica for professionals together with partner institutions.

Last modification 10.12.2018

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