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.


What's New

Latest Additions To Our Digital Collections

Latest Additions To Our Digital Collections

Latest Additions To Our Digital Collections

Updated daily: Latest additions to the Digital Collections of the Bavarian State Library. Items online: 1,089,124


Closing Times In May 2015

Closing Times In May 2015

Please notice that the Bavarian State Library will be closed on May 1 (International Workers' Day), on May 13 (non-public event), as well as on May 14 (Ascension Thursday).


neuLetters Of Napoléon

Letters of Emperor Napoléon I. of France to different recipients, from our collection of autographs

neuPrayer Book

Prayer book (BSB Cgm 121), [S.l.], 15th century, from our collection of medieval manuscripts

neuTibetan Book Cover

Release of a new collection: Tibetan Book cover from our collection of Asian manuscripts

Other recent additions

Other recent additions

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