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Ostlesesaal | © BSB/H.-R. Schulz

After you have logged in on the web page of our booking system, you can now view and manage your bookings in a newly designed overview.

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Schulungen | © VIGE.co – fotolia.com

Reader pass at hand and ready to go, but still a little overwhelmed? An old hand and search pro, but not so familiar with searching for music materials? Don’t worry; in our courses we will help you develop search strategies. We will explain our online catalogue and matching databases or give you an overview of our library services.

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© vege – fotolia.com

In practice, digital publishing often means that the logic and layout of printed pages are transferred to the computer screen. Under the heading "dynamic publishing", the Center for Electronic Publishing (ZEP) of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek is testing what further potential the digital world has for new concepts, formats and structures.

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Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports, 1941 – 1996 | © Readex

The Daily Reports of the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) constitute a history documentation of importance for the USA, covering more than half a century (1941 – 1996). They are considered as a first-class collection of sources on decades of eventful world history.

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African American Newspapers | © Readex

The database "African American Newspapers" provides access to over 350 US newspapers and thereby unique records from the African-American history, culture and everyday life over one and a half centuries, from 1827 to 1998. Accordingly, it also constitutes source material for disciplines such as studies of culture, literature, social history, ethnology and others.

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