Mathematics Library

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The Mathematics Library (MathBib) is a departmental library which serves the faculty and guests to the Department of Mathematics and the Institue for Mathematical Research (FIM), as well as the students at the Department of Mathematics, members of other ETH Zurich departments and external users that may need access to mathematical references.

The MathBib is a reference library. Members and guests to the Department of Mathematics can access and borrow books from the collection on a 24-hour basis. During opening hours the MathBib serves as a reading room for users interested in mathematical literature. However, the workplaces are primarily intended for students and members of the Department of Mathematics.

Search our collection

Use NEBIS recherche and select "ETH Zürich, Mathematik-Bibliothek" in the tab "Books, Journals, Images..." as shown below.

For internal use only: To find out who has borrowed a specific book, you can look for its shelf mark (e.g. L 9.65) here (D-MATH login).

Some of our services


Where to find information about the MathBib

  • The MathBib website informs about current services and terms of use. It also provides links to useful sources of information in the mathematical sciences on the internet.
  • For up-to-date news from the MathBib, visit or sign up on the MathBiBlog. You will be updated about our latest exhibitions, special opening hours and library-related topics.
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