Use and service
Using media in the reading room
Booking a working place
Prior reservation of a working place is required for every visit to the reading room.
Further information on booking a working place in a reading room
To the date selection for the Reading Room for Music/Maps/Images
Opening hours of the Reading Room for Music/Maps/Images
|Monday – Friday||09:00 – 17:00 Uhr|
|Ordering media for consultation in the reading room||OPACplus|
|Overview of the reading room||Reading Room for Music/Maps/Images|
Reading Room for Music/Maps/Images – Map section
The reference collection of the map department can be found in the Reading Room for Music/Maps/Images on the 1st floor (call number: Hbks), comprising 3,800 volumes shelved on the 2nd gallery. It contains the most important source works and reference works, manuals, atlases and bibliographies. Further volumes with the call number Hbks are kept in the stacks and need to be ordered first.
Ordering media for use in the reading room
Printed maps, atlases, globes and cartographic writings can be searched in the OPACplus/BSB catalogue and need to be ordered there.
Maps, atlases and globes can be used exclusively in the Reading Room for Music/Maps/Images.
Other reading rooms
Hand-drawn maps (call number: Cod.icon.) can be ordered and consulted exclusively in the Reading Room for Manuscripts and Rare Books. The consultation of volumes kept in the vault is subject to prior approval.