The Chemistry Biology Information Center is a reference library,
the lending period being 4 days for the text books. Journals can't be borrowed.
One must come by for borrowing. Articles can be copied in the Information Center.
NEBIS courier service
For members of the D-CHAB, D-BIOL and D-MATL departments a courier service for documents ordered in NEBIS has been organized: See instructions.
If a document is not available with IDS consortium, we can obtain it for you. Please contact
Ordering of article copies
For external customers we make copies of articles and of book excerpts within the limits of copyright law. For orders, please use the ILL form of the ETH Library.
Over 59 million patent documents from more than 70 countries (as of September 2005) are available on the espacenet server of the European Patent Office. They can be downloaded as full-text documents: Instructions
If a patent document cannot be obtained by full-text download, we can try obtaining it for you either for free or through patent delivery services at your costs. This service is available for ETH members only. Please send the following details to our
- Patent number, which must be already known to you (e.g., by searching Chemical Abstracts, CrossFire Beilstein, or patent databases).
- Your e-mail address