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e-Helvetica gives you access to the digital collections of the Swiss National Library (NL). In addition to websites of historical importance, you will find books, periodicals, theses and official publications that have been published in electronic form. You will also find printed publications that have been scanned. Please note that access to certain publications is restricted for copyright reasons and that the use of documents must respect our Regulations of use.

e-Helvetica is available as a BETA Version. All functionalities are present in this version, but some errors may still occur. We are very interested in receiving your feedback to improve our application. Please use our contact form.

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Der direkte Zugriff ermöglicht einen schnellen Zugriff auf eine Publikation über die URL einer Website. Die URL muss vollständig angegeben werden:


Es ist nicht möglich, auf spezifische Webseiten zuzugreifen.

Um die Suche zu starten, klicken Sie auf Suchen oder drücken Sie die Enter-Taste.
Das Ergebnis ist eine Übersicht der in der Wayback machine archivierten Versionen der Website.

Direct Access

Direct access allows you to access a publication quickly using its call number or URN. The URN is an alphanumeric code, e.g.: urn:nbn:ch:bel-1296 or urn:nbn:ch:bel-1-jusletter200005087. The call Number is also an alphanumeric code, e.g.: bel-bau-diss69698, bel-157762 or nbdig-36.

Click on "Search" or press [Enter] to begin your search.
The result returned is a unit record.