The Federal Military Library founded in 1848 became the Library Am Guisanplatz (BiG) on 27 October 2007. It is an institution of the Swiss Confederation under public law. Since 1 January 2009, the library has been coordinating and managing the libraries of the Federal Administration, ensures close cooperation in the fields of IT and documentation, leads the Federal Documentation Committee and is responsible for the Alexandria library network.

The BiG is open to the public. In a rapidly changing environment it ensures the provision of international technical literature in several fields such as history, politics, armed forces, civil protection, traffic, energy, migration, architecture, environment, agriculture, finances and economics. Such specialised documentation can be found in the catalog of the Alexandria library network.

2 datasets found

  • Publication series of the Library Am Guisanplatz

    Library Am Guisanplatz BiG
    Education and science

    The publication series of the Library Am Guisanplatz is the continuation of the series published by the Federal Military Library and Historical Service.

    Last updated: February 2, 2016

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    • history
    • military-history
    • switzerland
  • Numéro S (Series of publications Bibliothek am Guisanplatz)

    Library Am Guisanplatz BiG
    Education and science

    The Library Am Guisanplatz ’s own publication series is complemented by contributions in the irregularly issued Numéro S.

    Last updated: February 2, 2016

    • XML
    • history
    • military-history
    • switzerland