• Linked Swissbib (contents from Swiss libraries as Linked Open Data)

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Education and science

    Swissbib gathers metadata from more than 900 libraries in Switzerland and therefore contains the description of more than 25 million documents. The metadata describing these doc...

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  • Inventory of Research Libraries in Switzerland

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Education and science

    The inventory contains all institutions which are included in the Swissbib library meta-catalogue. It comprises ca. 900 institutions with name, address, geocoordinates, codes, U...

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  • Basic Metadata of the Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The goal of e-codices is to provide access to medieval and modern manuscripts of Switzerland via a virtual library. On the e-codices website, complete digital reproductions o...

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  • Images from the Zentralbibliothek Zürich's Special Collections

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The Zurich Central Library has made some 100 high resolution scans of single-leaf broadsheets, landscapes, portraits as well as cultural/historical material from its rich specia...

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  • Historic Prints from the Zentralbibliothek Solothurn

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    Around 1200 historic prints from the Zentralbibliothek Solothurn collection at Wikimedia Commons. A diversity of facets of Solothurn history can be found in them, from documenta...

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  • Manuscripts in the holding of the Municipal Library Schaffhausen

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    This collection includes high-quality reproductions of the medieval manuscripts in the Municipal Library Schaffhausen.

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  • Journal de Genève / Gazette de Lausanne (1914)

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The Historical database of Le Temps comprises 3 newspapers over 200 years. The Journal de Genève ran from 1826 to 1998, the Gazette de Lausanne (under different names) from 1798...

  • Medieval manuscripts in the Zentralbibliothek Solothurn

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The Zentralbibliothek Solothurn holds an important collection of manuscripts predominantly from the later Middle Ages. The more than 100 codices are not only from Solothurn mona...

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  • International Telecommunication Union History Portal Metadata

    Trade, Culture, media, information society, sport, Industry and services, Legislation, Politics

    For a century and a half since 1865, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has been at the centre of advances in communications – from telegraphy through to the modern...

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  • Archives holdings metadata

    Education and science

    The Archives Portal Europe provides access to information on archival material from the following Swiss archives via its website and API as well as information on archival insti...

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  • Metadata of the Historical Dictionary of Switzerland

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    Different sets of meta-data are available concerning the Historical Dictionary of Switzerland (HDS), such as article lists for different categories and languages, authority file...

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  • Swiss Theatre Metadata

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The Swiss theatre metadata gathered by the Swiss Theatre Collection contains information about ca. 55’000 professional theatre productions in Switzerland, mainly from the mid-20...

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  • The Stapfer-Enquête: schooling in Switzerland 1799

    Education and science, Population

    Database containing the results of the Stapfer-Enquête: The Stapfer-Enquête is a unique survey of the school situation in the Helvetic Republic dating from 1799. It was initiate...

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  • Fonds overview: Federal State since 1848

    Administration

    The fonds overview of the Swiss Federal Archives’ database guides users within the holdings of the Federal State since 1848 (main department E). It offers an easy starting point...

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  • Official Compilation of Federal Legislation (BS / AS) 1948-2018

    Legislation

    The data comprise the Official Compilation (AS) including the Revised Compilation (BS). The AS is the organ of publication for enactments of the Confederation that have entered ...

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  • Archive database of the Swiss Federal Archives

    Administration

    Metadata of the fonds in the Swiss Federal Archives. Currently the metadata of 3.84 million files and 257'000 documents are available online (august 2020). Including over 25’000...

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  • List of all Exhibitions at Kunsthaus Zürich

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The Kunsthaus Zürich has been mounting temporary exhibitions for more than a century. Every year, the Kunsthaus Zürich holds an average of three exhibitions in the Great Exhibit...

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  • Swiss Photography Metadata

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The database serves as a finding aid for photography collections and estates in Switzerland. Please note that the biographical texts and the texts covering institutions and hold...

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  • Ernst Klöti Slides collection - ZB Solothurn

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Geography, Tourism

    Ernst Klöti, working as a teacher in the municipalities of Aeschi and Luterbach in the canton of Solothurn, Switzerland, took photographs of the canton and other regions on slid...

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  • Selection of photographs collected by the archaeologist Albert Naef

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Geography, Tourism

    In partnership with Wikimedia CH, the Archives cantonales vaudoises have uploaded a selection of photographies collected by the archaeologist Albert Naef to Wikimedia Commons on...

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  • Carl Durheim’s police photographs of stateless persons

    Crime, criminal justice, Culture, media, information society, sport, Population, Social security, Work and income

    In 1852 and 1853 Carl Durheim, a pioneering photographer from Bern, was commissioned by the Confederation to photograph hundreds of stateless persons and travellers who had been...

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  • RTS TV and Radio Broadcasts

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    Metadata about all RTS TV and Radio Broadcasts from 1935 until now. This includes more than 350'000 shows and covers all RTS audio and video channels : RTS 1, RTS 2, La Première...

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  • e-manuscripta.ch, the digital platform for manuscript material from Swiss lib...

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The presentation platform e-manuscripta.ch provides Swiss libraries and archives with a presentation tool for digitised manuscripts of all kinds. The spectrum ranges from text m...

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  • Photos from the Max Frisch Archive

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    The image database for the Max Frisch Archive comprises roughly 4,000 images that document the life of Max Frisch in photographic form and give a comprehensive insight into the ...

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  • Photographs of Items from the Musée Bolo's Collection

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Education and science

    The Musée Bolo is an exhibition at the School of Computer And Communication Sciences at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Lausanne. Currently it houses arou...

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