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The Bayerische Staatsbibliothek offers a broad spectrum of literature and search possibilities – no matter whether you require material for scholarly works, for professional or private further training and education. Our courses are intended to help you find your way through the information jungle. We are looking forward to your visit!

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Visual History Archive | © ProQuest

As of November 2018, the Specialised Information Services for Historical Studies and for Russian, East and Southeast European Studies offer access to 55,000 digitized interviews recorded in 62 countries and in 41 languages, predominantly with survivors of the Holocaust.

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© BSB/A. Hofmann

On 31 October 2018, the 300,000th title has been entered in the Bibliography of German History (DHB). The DHB is developed within the scope of – Specialised Information Service for Historical Studies.

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„Plaza“ – Lern- und Arbeitsbereich im Erdgeschoss | © BSB/S. Gottstein

400 square metres, 130 new workplaces, modern design and high quality of stay: On 9 November 2018, at 11:00, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek inaugurates the new "Plaza" on the ground floor of the library building in Ludwigstrasse. The new space with a wide variety of workplace scenarios is the next step towards further improving services for the library users.

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