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Webinar – Recherche kompakt | © BSB/M. Fein

20 April 2021 → 15:30
We will explain our online catalogue (OPACplus) and give you tips for research in academic databases. Suitable for new users or those who would like to refresh their knowledge.

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Bücher für die Ausleihe | © BSB/H.-R. Schulz

The delivery of books, which is usually against payment, is offered temporarily free of charge by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek as of Thursday, 14 January 2021, for the time of the closure of the library due to the Corona pandemic. This service is offered within the bounds of our available capacities. At the same time, we would like to point out that the books and media must not be returned freight forward, meaning that users have to affix sufficient postage to return consignments. We kindly ask for your understanding.

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Apartheid: Global Perspectives 1946 – 1996 | © Readex

The database contains news reports about apartheid from South Africa and from around the world. The reports include transcripts of radio and television broadcasts as well as articles from newspapers. The reports were chosen by a U.S. government agency called the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS), which became part of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 1947, to be disseminated among government officials and decision-makers.

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Naxos Music Library, Logo | © Naxos Digital Services

As an extensive online streaming portal for classical music, the Naxos Music Library offers access to around 157,000 classical CDs. The portal includes the complete catalogue of Naxos’s own label and over 940 additional independent labels. More than 800 albums are added every month.

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