University Library Bern

The University Library of Bern not only provides books and journals in print and electronic format and access to subject-specific databases, but also offers courses in topics such as research methods, academic writing and citation, as well as support and equipment for electronic publishing.

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On our new research platform swisscovery University und PH Bern you will find books, journals, e-books, e-journals, databases, videos, sheet music, historical prints or maps of the University Library of Bern and the PH Bern - and with one click the holdings of a total of 475 scientific libraries in Switzerland.

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The University Library of Bern and its services are open to all – including people with temporary residence permits and refugees.