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: 1,093,783

[30.05.2015]

<i>„bavarikon“</i> enhanced

„bavarikon“ enhanced

<i>„bavarikon“</i> enhanced

„Sunflowers“ by van Gogh, the royal crown of Bavaria, Dürer's „Self-Portrait Wearing a Coat with Fur Collar“, the fairy tale castles of Ludwig II. and more than 200,000 other objects are being presented in an enhanced version of bavarikon, the Portal for art, culture and regional studies. BSB and it's Munich Digitization Centre is one of 13 contributing institutions and the technical provider of this project.

[11.05.2015]

neuThe World Chronicle of Jans der Enikel

A manuscript fragment of the World Chronicle of Jans der Enikel (14th century)

neuFrom Sulzbach to Tel Aviv

A small selection of digitized items in the context of the current exhibition

Other recent additions

Other recent additions

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