Welcome to the Munich Digitization Center

Munich Digitization Center (MDZ) handles the digitization and online publication of the cultural heritage preserved by the Bavarian State Library and by other institutions. It provides one of the largest and fastest growing digital collections in Germany, now comprising more than 900,000 titles available online. Access is free of charge!

The digitization policy reflects the traditional special collection fields of the library: History, Classical Antiquity, Eastern Europe, Musicology. It comprises manuscripts, early prints, modern books, maps and photographic collections as well as journals and newspapers.

The MDZ frames the Digital Library department of the Bavarian State Library. It provides the Digital Collections and is also responsible for the creation of subject portals and for the long-term preservation of all the library's digital holdings.


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Data basis: 1.045.943 Digitized Works

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News 16.09.2014

Latest Additions to our Digital Collections


Updated daily: Latest additions to the Digital Collections of the Bavarian State Library. Items online: 1,045,943


News 08.09.2014

Acta Pacis Westphalicae press release


A recent press release of our project partner Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universit├Ąt Bonn about the completion of the pilot project on the digital edition of the Acta Pacis Westphalicae.


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