University Library of Bern UB

Portal Natural Sciences

Natural sciences in general

Web of Science Multidisciplinary bibliography, only essay titles translated into English can be searched

Oxford Reference Online Premium access to English dictionary and other reference works

Nature Oldest and best known natural science journal from London with access to online archive

Spektrum der Wissenschaft International edition of the Scientific American journal with access to the online archive (in German)

Science The counterpart to Nature from Washington D.C. (USA) with access to online archive

Natural sciences in general

Consultation hours for literature research

Our subject librarian for natural sciences in general would be pleased to assist you in making full use of the resources of the University Library Bern:

  • Assistance in researching your topic
  • Using specialized databases
  • Help with search strategies
  • Support for working with literature management programs

Please make an appointment by e-mail. The consultation can also be made via Teams or Zoom.

For further services of our subject librarians please visit the Portal Natural Sciences of the University Library of Bern.

Our collection in natural sciences in general can be requested through our online catalog swisscovery Universität und PH Bern. Open access holdings can be found in the following libraries:

Münstergasse Library

  • Reference works in the reading room
  • Historical collections (to be consulted in the Special Reading Room)