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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 UZH libraries remain closed and many students cannot study In their usual places. Here are some tips for those who have never studied at home alone: Set up an ergonomic workplace,as far as ...

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  • Since most of us are now working from home, we all have to adjust our daily work routines quite a bit. This proves especially difficult for all those who are carrying out the majority of their daily ...

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  • The Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries, the Swiss National Science Foundation and swissuniversities are appealing to scientific publishers to make publications Open Access available in response ...

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  • The supply of literature is guaranteed despite the closure of the libraries. Books from the holdings of the Main Library can be ordered online via the library catalogue. Our step-by-step instructions ...

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  • The Federal Council decided today, Monday 16 March, to tighten up measures to protect the population in view of the accelerated spread of the coronavirus. It reclassifies the situation in Switzerland ...

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