Preparatory phase (2007)
In the this stage of the project, a small team based at Basel University Library is responsible for preliminary work and coordination with project partners. Also, the SwissBib project council will be set up and start operations.
Project phase (2008-2012)
The structure of the swissbib project during its runtime is shown in the following diagram:
Permanent operations (2013 onwards)
After the completion of the project, continuous operations of the swissbib metacatalog will have to be organized and financed by the Swiss university libraries themselves.