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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

  • The Main Library wishes all students a great start to the fall semester. In our short film on the Info Page for New Users, you will get a first insight into what is offered at the Main Library – ...

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  • Attention: From Monday, September 13 to Sunday, September 19, no reservations for study places can be made for technical reasons. During this week, available study spaces can be used without a ...

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  • Although the 2021 Knabenschiessen will not be held as usual, Monday, September 13 is a local holiday. Our locations will therefore be opened as follows: Books cannot be picked up nor returned on this ...

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  • The staff of the Main Library is on staff excursion. Our locations will therefore be opened on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 as follows: Books cannot be picked up nor returned on this day. ...

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  • For UZH students, the Main Library offers a large range of important textbooks in the fields of science and medicine. Recommended textbooks can be borrowed or read as e-book.Here we list the most ...

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