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Main Library

The Main Library is the specialized library of the University of Zurich for natural sciences and medicine. Its three libraries on the Irchel Campus and Careum Training Center serve as study centers with a wide range of services and user-friendly opening hours.

In addition, the Main Library provides university-wide services and represents the University of Zurich in a number of regional and national projects and bodies.

The Main Library's Blog

  • Until the end of August, the Main Library – Medicine Careum will host the exhibition “Anna Heer (1863-1918)”. It was realized in collaboration with the historian Verena E. Müller, who wrote a ...

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  • Once again the main library offers hot coffee and hot topics! On 21 May 2019 the main library will start at 13:30 into the 3rd round of the Coffee Lectures. We invite you for free coffee and ...

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  • The Norwegian Consortium for Higher Education and Research (UNIT) succeeded in concluding a national Read&Publish license agreement with the publishing house Elsevier. The deal for the country’s ...

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  • For the 6th time in a row team “ZORA rennt” was able to achieve a good position during the SOLA relay. In addition to dedicated runners from Zentrale Informatik and the Main Library, several other ...

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  • The Main Library – Medicine Careum will remain open during the learning phase from 18 May until 8 pm on Saturdays. The locations of the Main Library are open in May/June on on the following weekends/ ...

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