Library collections

Books

The National Library’s book collection spans the entire output of Swiss publishers, both on paper and in electronic form (e-books).

Newspapers and periodicals

The National Library’s collection of serial publications includes newspapers, magazines and bulletins from Swiss publishers as well as corporations, associations and groups of all kinds.

Websites

The National Library collects non-commercial websites that are relevant to the nation’s heritage. The collection is managed in close collaboration with Swiss cantonal libraries.

Maps and atlases

The National Library’s collection of maps and atlases offers a comprehensive overview of Swiss cartography from the last 150 years.

Corporate publications

The National Library’s collection of corporate publications includes printed and digital documents from corporations, associations, companies and institutions.

Official publications

The National Library’s collection of official publications covers all documents issued by the federal, cantonal, communal and religious authorities.

University dissertations

The National Library’s collection of university dissertations includes doctoral and post-doctoral theses submitted at universities in Switzerland.

Printed music

The National Library’s collection of printed music includes works that are linked to Switzerland by their publisher, composer or theme.

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