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Freely accessible information services can be used by all users, regardless of the IP range.
Access to databases and e-journals using a password
- SciFinder Scholar
- Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland (Hades)
In some cases, a user ID and password are required to access databases and e-journals. Members of ETH Zurich can find the relevant information in the protected area: Login information for databases and e-journals. Please use your ETH login.
If you are an external customers, please contact the library staff on-site or via e-mail
Reaching the right document quickly and easily from the literature search
Clicking on the SFX button Link Resolver button (ETH Get it) in a database, or on the link "Online resource" in on ETH Library's Search Portal takes you to a service page with more links indicating how to obtain the document you need.The bX Recommender Service lists articles that may also be of interest to the user. On ETH Library's Search Portal, these articles are displayed in the full view of a title. Accessing articles via a database and the SFX button, the recommendations are included in the SFX menu. The recommendations are generated from patterns of use for SFX files. ETH Library is one of several hundred university libraries worldwide which makes this data available for analysis in an anonymized and encrypted form. takes you to the full text availability in ETH-Bibliothek @ swisscovery
For electronic media for which a fee is charged, ETH Library has entered into licensing agreements with the relevant providers. These define the terms and conditions of use, taking account of current copyright law.
The following general points apply to the use of these media:
- Full text versions may only be printed out or saved for personal use or for research purposes. Use for commercial purposes is prohibited.
- The systematic downloading of articles, e-books or other full text versions, or of search results, especially by using robots or similar software, is prohibited.
- Articles and other electronic media may not be passed on to third parties or used commercially, in either electronic or printed form.