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: 1.110.769 Digitized Works

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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: 1,110,769

[05.09.2015]

First editions of German classics â New app by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

First editions of German classics – New app by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

First editions of German classics – New app by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

With this app, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek makes more than 30 German-language first editions from its extensive collections available in digital form. We invite you to discover some masterpieces of German literature on your smart phone or tablet, in a form you have not known so far. Available at the Apple App-Store for free.

[27.08.2015]

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neuLetters of Voltaire (1694-1778)

Letters of Voltaire (1694-1778) to different recipients - from our collection of autographs

neuLetters Of Wilhelm V. („the Pious“), Duke of Bavaria

Letters of Wilhelm V. („the Pious“), Duke of Bavaria (1548-1626) to different recipients - from our collection of autographs

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Other recent additions

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