ETH-Bibliothek's Image Archive manages, indexes and mediates the library’s collection of photographic and audio-visual documents.
3 million documents
- Images from personal papers
- Comet Photo AG Archive
- Image Archive of the Foundation Luftbild Schweiz
- Swissair Photo Archive
- Industrial Culture Foundation Photo Archive
- Portrait Collection
- View Collection
Relevance of research and Public
ETH-Bibliothek has extensive, historically valuable image holdings. Selected photographs are being digitized and can be searched for on ETH-Bibliothek's Knowledge Portal and E-Pics Image Archive Online. The images can be used freely accessible by the general public.
Current activities, projects
- ETH-Bibliothek's crowdsourcing blog
- Book series Pictorial Worlds. Photographs from the Image Archive, ETH-Bibliothek, volumes 1 to 5
Use of the archive / online presence
- E-Pics Image Archive Online
- Where legally permitted, the digital copies can be downloaded in high resolution and used freely.