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‘A New Digital Platform for Swiss Periodicals’

May 4, 2024 | by The Jeuns

Swiss history enthusiasts now have a convenient way to access the country’s rich historical publications through the website e-periodica.ch. This digital platform, launched in 2008, has revolutionized the way people engage with Swiss periodicals, offering an extensive collection of digitized content from over 350 publications.

With more than 16 million pages of historical articles spanning various subjects such as history, arts, culture, and science, e-periodica.ch is a treasure trove for those interested in exploring Switzerland’s intellectual heritage. The platform’s user-friendly interface allows users to easily search for specific keywords or browse through categories to find relevant articles.

While e-periodica.ch faces competition from other platforms like swisscovery and HelveticArchives, it stands out as a specialized hub for Swiss periodicals. swisscovery offers access to a wider range of library resources, while HelveticArchives focuses on digitizing and preserving archival materials from Swiss institutions.

Despite the competition, e-periodica.ch continues to enhance its features and expand its catalogue, providing scholars, students, and history enthusiasts with a comprehensive and enriching experience. As users navigate this digital treasure trove of knowledge, they can expect to uncover even more valuable insights into Switzerland’s fascinating history.

[Link to the website: e-periodica.ch](http://e-periodica.ch)

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