Lib4RI is the “Library for the Research Institutes within the ETH Domain: Eawag, Empa, PSI & WSL”. As a scientific library all affiliates of the 4 research institutes are provided with literature and technical information, both electronic and printed, for research, teaching and consulting.
Eawag is the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology and is part of the ETH Domain. Eawag is concerned with concepts and technologies for dealing sustainably with water bodies and with water as a resource.
Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, is the interdisciplinary research institute of the ETH Domain which conducts cutting-edge materials and technology research. The «Research Focus Areas» are nanostructured, “smart” materials and surfaces, environmental, energy and sustainable building technologies as well as biotechnology and medical technology.