Basisbibliothek Unitobler BTO

Basic study literature and media on the humanities, social sciences and theology

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The Basisbibliothek Unitobler is part of the Unitobler Libraries

The BTO is open to all interested individuals. However, its services and collections are geared toward the needs of the lecturers and students of the University of Bern.

For general information about the infrastructure, borrowing and returning, courier, information and research assistance please visit the website of the Unitobler Libraries.



Basisbibliothek Unitobler


The Basisbibliothek Unitobler BTO provides around 40,000 documents from the humanities, social sciences and theology in its open access library.

The collection includes:

  • Basic study literature
  • Film adaptations of literary works, documentaries, video recordings of theater productions
  • Select fiction, mostly in translation
  • Daily newspapers and magazines

All items are listed in the swissbib Basel Bern online catalog.

Acquisition suggestion:

Is an important title missing in the library stock of the Basisbibliothek Unitobler BTO? Suggest it with this form.