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LMUcard | © Central University Administration of the LMU Munich

Most students of the LMU have already obtained their personal LMUcard. The LMUcard replaces the white library reader pass valid so far, since the library function – also for the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek – has been integrated in the LMUcard. Please note that the white reader passes starting with the numbers 31 to 39 will become invalid as of 30 September 2019.

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musiconn, logo

The Department of Music of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek has developed a new service for the expert community of musicology together with the Saxon State and University Library Dresden: musiconn – the new portal of the Specialised Information Service for Musicology, has been launched online now, in a beta version for the time being.

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Up to the end of 2019, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek offers registered users the opportunity to test online reference works of the scholarly publishing house Oxford University Press on a great variety of disciplines free of charge.

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Bibliotheksforum Bayern, detail of the cover | © BSB/ Bibliotheksforum Bayern

Inclusion programmes in libraries, 70th anniversary of the International Youth Library and intercultural understanding, the TUM Speaker’s Corner, historical book treasures in Bavaria... The new issue of Bibliotheksforum Bayern (2019, issue 3) is available online now!

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Sergej Michalkov: Bojcy vorošilovcy. Moskva, 1938 | © BSB/ L.sel.I 5062

The Eastern European collection of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek has acquired a number of rare children's books in recent years from the antiquarian book trade, which document military and war propaganda of the years 1938 to 1945 which had been directed explicitly at children.

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