New title in the BiG publication series

In Title No 84 in the BIG publication series, author Nick Schwery examines the introduction of computers in the Swiss Federal Administration and the development of the "Hermes" project management method.

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BiG exhibition «Walter Rutishauser: Fotograf. Streiflichter auf die Sammlung»: Guided tours

The Library Am Guisanplatz BiG’s latest exhibition presents a selection of photos from the collection of press photographer Walter Rutishauser (1940–2017). Public tours are offered during the exhibition.

New title in the BiG publication series

In Title No 83 in the BiG publication series, author Beat Glaus looks at military medical facilities in the Helvetic Republic (1798–1803).

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100 Jahre Zollunion mit Liechtenstein – Beginn einer Erfolgsgeschichte

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The BiG introduces itself

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 New loan and request options on the Alexandria search portal

New loan and request options on the Alexandria search portal

On 14 November 2022 we launched the updated user interface and adapted ordering process. The new features are explained here.

E-media

E-media

The Library Am Guisanplatz BiG provides employees of the Federal Administration and the Armed Forces with access to numerous journals, newspapers, e-books and reference works . National licences, which are available to anyone resident in Switzerland, complete the library’s e-media service.

Library collection

Library collection

The Library Am Guisanplatz BiG holds not only books, periodicals, newspapers and electronic resources; its catalogue also contains numerous regulations, atlases, maps, plans, official documents, photographs, postcards and autographs. The Alexandria search portal contains over a million registered titles and more than 1.3 milion copies, many of which are accessible to the public.

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

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Opening hours

Monday to Friday
08:30 - 11:00 / 14:00 - 16:30

Workspaces can still be used between 11.00 and 14.00. It is possible to leave the building during that time, but not to enter it.


Library Am Guisanplatz BiG

Papiermühlestrasse 21a
CH-3003 Berne

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