Welcome to the catalogue of the Archive of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory
The EMBL Archive exists to capture, preserve and share the documentary heritage of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory. The EMBL Archive holdings include unique materials relating to life sciences research at EMBL and in Europe since the mid-twentieth century.
You can find further information and resources about the EMBL Archive on its webpages or contact the EMBL Archivist directly.
How to search
If you know what you are looking for, you can type free text in the search bar above. The "Browse" function next to the search bar or in the left-hand menu allows you to access material through different categories.
This catalogue necessarily uses archival terminology. You may find the following resources helpful to clarify some terms: the International Council on Archives' "ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description" or the Society of American Archivists' "Glossary of Archival and Records Terminology". Please don't hesitate to contact the EMBL Archivist for further help if needed.
Reuse of material
Unless otherwise indicated under specific holdings, the holdings of the EMBL Archive are available for free reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY), which requires proper attribution. Please contact the EMBL Archive for further information.