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The Bayerische Staatsbibliothek holds an extensive collection of newspapers. With 5,250 catalogued newspaper titles in the Periodicals Database (Zeitschriftendatenbank, ZDB), it has the second-largest collection of newspapers in Germany.
Particularly Bavarian newspapers have been collected extensively since their outset in the 17th century. A fairly large number of historical newspapers has already been digitized. E-journals are gaining in importance. The Bayerische Staatsbibliothek holds individual licenses for some electronic journals. The majority of electronic newspaper titles can be retrieved via two comprehensive databases. More ...