Head Office of the Bavarian Library Network

Department head:  Edwin Pretz
Phone:  +49 89 28638-4320
Deputy department head:  Robert Scheuerl
Phone:  +49 89 28638-4397
Fax:  +49 89 28638-4971

An overview of the department

The Head Office of the Bavarian Library Network (Bibliotheksverbund Bayern, BVB), a department of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, is the regional service and competence center for all members of the library network. Members of the association are among others the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, the libraries of universities and universities of applied science and the regional state-run libraries.

The responsibilities of the head office include the development, provision and support of high-performance library applications, competent counselling and support regarding essential questions of information technology and innovative solutions in a time of quickly changing requirements and increasing competition.

Responsibilities of the BVB head office  (on the website of the head office)

Organisation structure

The department is divided into three divisions:

Division A: Application Support
Robert Scheuerl
Phone:  +49 89 28638-4253

Division VBB: Virtual Library Bavaria
Matthias Groß
Phone:  +49 89 28638-4937

Division VD: Services offered by the Bavarian Library Network
Peter Thiessen
Phone:  +49 89 28638-4270

Organisation structure in detail   (on the website of the head office)