The Bibliography of Swiss History (BSH) contains publications from both Switzerland and abroad, including monographs, articles from collections and journals, doctoral, Bachelor and Master theses on all media.
The term “Switzerland” means the country’s current territory, irrespective of former political allegiances. The Bibliography also covers some foreign territories linked to the Confederation at the start of the modern era (former subject and allied territories and frontier regions).
The 2018 volume is the most recent edition of the BSH. The BSH database is continually updated. It already includes more than 2,000 bibliographical records for the each of the years 2019, 2020 and 2021.
The BSH was published regularly in printed form between 1914 and 2010. Since the 2008 edition, it has appeared only in PDF format. At the NL, these editions are available as open access (reading room level 2, shelf mark: JB A 016.9494 BIB) or can be ordered from the stacks (shelf mark: BP 14 (1913–1998); Pq 28381 (1999–2007)).