Corona: The Library Am Guisanplatz (BiG) stays open

The Library Am Guisanplatz (BiG) is open at its regular opening hours and offers most of its services. Documents on lending can be picked up and returned. However, meeting rooms, workplaces and the current exhibition will remain closed until further notice. Masks are compulsory throughout the building.

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Dossier: The landslide in Gondo

Twenty years ago, torrential rain in the Simplon region of the Valais caused a devastating landslide in the tiny border village of Gondo. Thirteen people lost their lives and several houses were swept away by the mudslide.

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Freely accessible e-media during the corona crisis

During the corona crisis, many suppliers temporarily allowed simplified and free access to their electronic resources. Take advantage of the wide range of options that the Library Am Guisanplatz (BiG) has compiled for you.

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Taster days at the BiG

Anyone can google, but can they efficiently deal with information and documents as well as their past, present and future publication forms and process them in a variety of ways? We provide insight into the most important activities of an information and documentation specialist and thus enable persons interested and prospective experts to get to know this profession.

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Alexandria Library Network

Alexandria Library Network

16 libraries and documentation services within and without the Federal Administration were merged to form the Alexandria Library Network. The inventories of the network can be accessed by the public.

The BiG, your modern Library am Guisanplatz

The BiG, your modern Library am Guisanplatz

Do you need background information for a lecture or documentation about a current topic? If Google does not have the answer, the Library am Guisanplatz experts will be delighted to assist you. We can support you with any research you might have.

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The Library Am Guisanplatz BiG is the main library of the federal administration and the Swiss Armed Forces.

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Library Am Guisanplatz BiG Papiermühlestrasse 21a
CH-3003 Berne
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+41 58 464 50 99
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+41 58 463 19 06

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Opening hours

Circulation Desk
Monday to Friday
08.30 - 11.00 / 14.00 - 16.30

Customer workstations
Monday to Friday
08.30 - 16.30 permanently open