Advice and help with citations

When referring to the holdings of the Burgerbibliothek of Berne, please note our advice on citations. 
The holdings of the Burgerbibliothek of Berne must be cited according to their listing in the Online Archive Catalogue and as follows: institution, reference, name, page or sheet number (f. or p./S.):

  • Burgerbibliothek Bern, Cod. A 91, f. 3r 
  • Burgerbibliothek Bern, Mss.h.h.XVI.23, p. 112 
  • Burgerbibliothek Bern, N Theodor Kocher 21 (9)
    (cited in a similar way for Family Archives = FA, Company Archives = FI, Private archives of individuals = N, Society Archives = GA, Autograph Manuscript Collection = AS, Individual Items = ES)
  • Burgerbibliothek Bern, AK.140
    (with no other description; cited in a similar way for all image holdings, e.g.: Gr.A.108; F.Dag.30)

Online Archive Catalogue


Library catalogue