The 1st floor of the CERN Library is going to be renovated soon. Work will start in autumn 2022 and is due to end one year later. The Library premises will be closed but the Library collections and the Bookshop will remain accessible during the renovation work. Practical information on the organisation of library services as well as regular updates about the progress of the work will follow in the coming months.


Service for researchers to preserve and document the various components of their physics analyses, e.g. datasets, software, documentation
Access point to a growing range of data produced through the research performed at CERN
Repository for publication-related high-energy physics data




Archive video

Scientific and historical archive (Video: CERN (2017))

Library video

A short clip introducing the library - used in the induction process for those new to CERN. (Video: CERN (2019))

Historical images

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