About us

Core Mission

The Main Library (HBZ) is the specialized library of the University of Zurich for natural sciences and medicine.
The Main Library provides the members of the University, the University Hospital and the Careum Education Center with electronic and printed media.
The three libraries on the Irchel Campus and Campus Careum serve as learning centers with integral service on site.

Central Services & Tasks

Library Coordination Hub UZH | Library Portal | Library Navigator
E-Media Licensing | Access Management | Support
Information Literacy Organisation of workshops
Long-term Archiving Archiving Systems LOCKSS & Portico
Open Access Document Server ZORA | Funding | Research Data
Projects Collaboration in various comprehensive projects