The main focus of the Biozentrum Library is to provide a range of electronic media. Employees and the public receive support for searches in on-line catalogues and databases. The library also has subject specific text books available.
Whether Virtual Library, a collection of the most important e-journals in the field of biology, e-books, databases, PhD dissertations and master's theses – the Biozentrum library offers employees and the public in the University Network easy access to this on-line assortment and gives support in searching for and ordering articles and dissertations. A newsletter from the University of Basel Library also provides regular updates on the latest products and services in the life sciences field.
There is also a limited selection of print media specific to molecular biology available at the University of Basel Medical Library, including textbooks for students, periodicals and diploma and master's theses.