If this error occurs repeatedly, please send a brief message to email@example.com. Attach, if possible, the URL of this page.
Caption of chapter or image
Please activate Java Script to use this function.
Image-based similarity search
Data basis: 1.048.189 Digitized Works
Latest Additions to our Digital Collections
Updated daily: Latest additions to the Digital Collections of the Bavarian State Library. Items online: 1,048,189
Newly digitized autographs
The Digital Collections have been enriched by a series of valuable autographs. Among them are letters of the philosopher Immanuel Kant, the brothers Alexander and Wilhelm von Humboldt, German writer E. T. A. Hoffmann, the mysterious Kaspar Hauser, as well as the leader of the Tyrolean rebellion of 1809, Andreas Hofer.
Two closing times in February 2015
Due to an event, the library will be closed on February 12, 2015 from 5 PM (CET); the General Reading Room will be closed all day. On February 17, 2014 (Shrove Tuesday/"Faschingsdienstag") the Bavarian State Library will be generally closed to the public.
Worlds of Knowledge - The library and the chronicle of Hartmann Schedel
On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the death of Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514), the Bavarian State Library shows his personal copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle which came to Munich in the 16th century together with the whole library of the Schedel family. The gradual construction of the collection is traced through the stations of Schedels life. To March 1, 2015.
Other recent news items
V. 3.6.5 | 09.10.2014