Digital objects from the collections of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

Digital Collections

Discover the largest digital data stock of all German libraries, including digitized manuscripts, printed books, music materials, maps, photographs, newspapers and periodicals and much more. Over 99% of these materials are available in IIIF quality.

► Digital Collections

stern Photo Archive

The analogue photo archive of the stern with around 15 million photographs from the period 1948 to 2001 is considered the visual memory of the Federal Republic of Germany and one of the most important documents of photo journalism on a worldwide scale.

► stern Photo Archive

Image Archive

The collection of the Image Archive comprises predominantly photographs, but also images in original-graphic techniques. The focus of collection is on contemporary history, society, ethnography, Bavaria, portraits and views.

► Image Archive