Services for students
Important coronavirus (COVID-19) information
Last update on 2020.07.01
- The Library and the Rolex Learning Center are only accessible to EPFL students (reservation required).
The Library offers all its users the opportunity to pick up and return documents on site. These documents may be from the EPFL collections or reserved documents in the NEBIS network. It is necessary to make an appointment to come and collect your documents.
EPFL members: benefit from and easy loan and access to collections (on-demand printed standards pick-up, digitized articles and book chapters sent by email).
Find detailed information about EPFL Library during the sanitary crisis is on go.epfl.ch/coronavirus-library.
A 3-year national agreement with publisher Springer Nature
In the frame of the Swiss national strategy on Open Access, a transformative agreement Read & Publish has been nationally negotiated by swissuniversities with the publisher Springer Nature. The Swiss agreement has been signed by member institutions of swissuniversities and additional Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries customers for 3 years (2020-2022).
Link your ORCID profile with EPFL!
Using the new ORCID Integration at EPFL web application, EPFL researchers can now link their EPFL profiles and ORCID Records. Do you want to display your ORCID iD on your people.epfl.ch page? Do you want to insert your EPFL affiliation into your ORCID resume? Use our online application to take care of both, and forget about boring copy-and-paste!
A 4-year national agreement with publisher Elsevier
In the frame of the Swiss national strategy on Open Access, the first transformative agreement Read & Publish with the publisher Elsevier has been nationally negotiated by swissuniversities and signed by Swiss institutions for 4 years (2020-2023). EPFL affiliated authors can now publish in Open Access at no cost in more than 2,000 hybrid and fully Gold Open Access journals. EPFL community will have an unlimited access to Elsevier articles.