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© HVB Stiftung Geldscheinsammlung – HypoVereinsbank banknote collecting foundation

The September update has bavarikon vault over the quarter-million mark: Over 250,000 high-resolution digital copies and data sets have been made available online now. This demonstrates the success of the digitization campaign, which also involves smaller institutions in the Free State of Bavaria.

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Poster of the exhibition "God, the World and Bavaria" | © BSB

Titled "Gott, die Welt und Bayern", the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek presents one hundred highlights of the ten regional State Libraries of Bavaria in its treasure vaults from 17 October 2018 to 7 July 2019. Up to 13 January 2019, the first part of the tripartite exhibition series shows valuable medieval manuscripts and printed works up to the time of the Reformation, among them the famous World Chronicle of Hartmann Schedel or the so-called "Lorscher Arzneibuch", which forms part of the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.

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BayernWLAN in the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek | © BSB/ Public Relations

In recent weeks, a number of problems unfortunately have occurred with respect to the provision of the BayernWLAN at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. We are sorry for these failures and limitations of service. For providing the BayernWLAN, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek uses the infrastructure of the network Münchner Wissenschaftsnetz, and is therefore not in a position to interfere with the network's operation or the repair of technical defects.

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Ⓒ ProQuest

The Specialised Information Services for Historical Studies and Anglo-American Culture have enabled access to the historical newspapers "The Guardian" (1821 – 2003) and "The Observer" (1791 – 2003), as well as "The New Statesman and Nation" (1913 – 2000) as of 19 September 2018.

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© German Historical Association

The biannual Historikertag is Europe's biggest congress in the field of humanities. In 2018, is present even twice in the programme.

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Search in musiconn.scoresearch | © BSB

With musiconn.scoresearch you can search for melodies in the digitized complete editions of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek of Beethoven, Händel, Liszt and Schubert based on the output of an OMR program ("optical music recognition"). This application has been developed by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek within the project Specialised Information Service for Musicology (musiconn) and enables you to directly search in the music of these four famous composers.

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