University Library

The University Library Basel with its five locations is one of the most important public information centres in the region. With holdings of approximately 7.5 million books as well as e-books, specialist databases and journals, as well as its important historical collections, which date back to the 8th century, the library is one of the largest academic libraries in Switzerland. It is also the cantonal library of Basel-Stadt and is open to the public. In its role as mediator between academia and society, the library offers various stakeholders an all-round learning and meeting environment.

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