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Data basis: 1.130.949 Digitized Works
Latest Additions To Our Digital Collections
Updated daily: Latest additions to the Digital Collections of the Bavarian State Library. Items online: 1,130,949
Downtime for System maintenance
Due to urgent system maintenance works, the browsing functionality of our digital collections by place and time was temporarely turned off. All other functions, e.g. collection view, search, image-based similarity search as well as direct access to any of our digitized books are available without constraints.
bavarikon grows and grows and grows
bavarikon is a website for art, culture and regional studies presented by the Free State of Bavaria. The portal is constantly updated with valuable contents of the partner institutions. In November 2015 objects were integrated by the following three institutions: Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst München, Universitätsbibliothek Augsburg und Universitätsbibliothek München.
100,000 digital copies scanned in the Munich DigitiZation Center
Later this year, the hundred thousandth digital object, which has been scanned by the Munich DigitiZation Center (MDZ), will be put online. In 1997, the founding year of the MDZ, no one would ever have thought that this figure could be reached. With a throughput of about 1,000 PDF downloads per day and over 30 terabytes of data volume per year the digital copies of the MDZ enjoy great popularity among users. Download queen is currently the Nuremberg Chronicle (Schedelsche Weltchronik). The 100,000 MDZ copies are provided in addition to the more than 1 million works digitized during the co-operation with Google.
Our IIIF Mirador Demonstrator
MDZ is working on the implementation of IIIF technology. Find out more and try our Mirador Demonstrator with some medieval manuscripts of the BSB.
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