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Bibliotheksmagazin 3/21

With articles about Wolf Biermann’s pre-death estate at the Berlin State Library, about our new photo exhibition "Facing the Balkans" (starting on 11 November 2021) or the cultural heritage of Aschaffenburg at bavarikon. Also the review by Director General Dr. Klaus Ceynowa of 14 years' participation of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in the Google Books Project, from which around 1.2 million digital books have emerged so far, is a very interesting read.

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Books for loan | © BSB/H.-R. Schulz

Provided that there are compelling reasons for which users cannot comply with the 3G regulation (providing evidence of full recovery from COVID or of vaccination or presenting an up-to-date negative test result) with respect to visiting the library in person, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek provides a delivery service for borrowing books for home loan and returning them as of 11 October 2021. In addition to the already existing free-of-charge delivery, also the costs of return shipment will be absorbed by the library.

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