Periodicals Reading Room
Opening hours Periodicals Reading Room
|Monday – Friday||09:00 – 15:00|
16:00 – 20:00
|Saturday||09:00 – 17:00|
Contact Periodicals Reading Room
|Phone||+49 89 28638-2430|
The number of available working places in the Periodicals Reading Room has been reduced due to the currently mandatory hygiene and distancing rules.
Therefore, prior reservation of a working place is required for every visit to the reading room.
Proof of vaccination, recovery or testing (3G) is required for access to the building.
Please show this at the entrance without being asked.
Please note that access to the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek is possible only on condition that you wear a medical mask (e.g. surgical mask). However, the face mask may be taken off at the working places in the reading rooms.
In the Periodicals Reading Room – on the basement floor – the latest issues of approximately 12,500 scholarly and scientific periodicals and the latest issues of several German and international newspapers are freely accessible.
The entire collection housed in the reading room is traceable in the OPACplus/BSB catalogue (location mark for the current issues: Hbzs).
The collections of the Periodicals Reading Room may be used exclusively in the reading room.
The reading room offers 101 working places (currently reduced).
The Periodicals Reading Room is connected directly to the General Reading Room by a lift.
The collection is shelved systematically. An overview of the most important subjects and system locations is also available as a leaflet. The detailed classification system can be consulted at the information counter in the Periodicals Reading Room.
Opening hours information counter
|Currently closed||Currently closed|
Our staff at the information counter will endeavour to answer all your questions – particularly relating to periodicals and electronic media.
The following equipment is available at the copying center in the Periodicals Reading Room::
- 2 copiers black and white/colour
(only for unbound periodicals, loose sheets and materials not owned by the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek)
- 1 copy card vending machine
Detailed information about services and fees, further locations, service times, etc. can be found here: