Acquisition, Collection Development and Cataloguing 2 (BEE2)
The Department Acquisition, Collection Development and Cataloguing 2 (BEE2) is in charge of collection building, acquisition, cataloguing, administration and provision of the extensive holdings of serials of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. This also includes the management of the historical and the current holdings of newspapers and of the Periodicals Reading Room.
Moreover, BEE2 is also responsible for the selection, licensing and cataloguing of electronic media (e-journals, e-books, databases). In this field, the department also acts as a competence center for licensing on a regional and supraregional level by operating the office of the Bayern-Konsortium and managing national and alliance-held licenses supported by the German Research Foundation.
In the form of the Center for Electronic Publishing (Zentrum für Elektronisches Publizieren, ZEP), the third main area of responsibility of the department is dedicated to the set-up and operation of online publication platforms or infrastructure for Open Access publications in the field of humanities research and teaching and in the sector of official publications. The department also manages the specialised information service for the area of collection emphasis of history.
The department is divided into three divisions:
Periodicals and Electronic Media (ZEM)
Dr. Ortwin Guhling
Bayern-Konsortium; Licensing Center
Dr. Kathrin Behrens | Dr. Michaela Hammerl
Center for Electronic Publishing (ZEP); Specialised Collection and Information Services History
Phone: +49 89 28638-2604