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Schweizerische Nationalbibliothek
= Bibliothèque nationale suisse
= Biblioteca nazionale svizzera
(Swiss National Library)
Swiss National Library building.jpg
The Swiss National Library building in Berne
Established 1895
Reference to legal mandate Law about the Swiss National Library (available in German, French and Italian)
Location Berne, Switzerland
Coordinates 46°56′29″N 7°26′59″E / 46.94139°N 7.44972°E / 46.94139; 7.44972
Branches 1 (Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel)
Items collected books, journals, newspapers, magazines, maps, official publications, posters, drawings and manuscripts
Size 5.1M items
Criteria for collection Helvetica: publications published in Switzerland or written by Swiss authors or concerning Switzerland
Legal deposit No, but agreements with publishers
Access and use
Access requirements Reading rooms: free.
Registration for lending: be Swiss resident or citizen over 18
Circulation 78,000 (2007)
Other information
Budget 32.9M Swiss francs (2008, incl. internal federal costing; $31.8M, 2nd quarter 2008)
Director Ms. Marie-Christine Doffey (since 2005)
Staff 160 (124 FTE)

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