FAZ, SZ, Times & Co – Searching newspapers at the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek


No webinar date in the 2nd half of the year 2021

From the earliest known newspaper in the German language of 1609 to the multifunctional online portals of the daily national and international press – take a tour of the comprehensive newspaper holdings of one of Europe’s largest libraries.


  1. Searching newspapers – it’s not always that simple!
    a. Newspapers on the website and in the reading room of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
    b. Searching newspapers in the OPACplus/BSB catalogue  
    c. The Zeitschriftendatenbank (Periodicals database; ZDB)
  2. Electronic newspapers and newspaper databases

Target groups: This webinar is directed primarily to scholars wishing to do research in current daily newspapers and to everybody interested in researching daily newspapers.

Link to the webinar room:
(You are asked to assign any desired guest name.)
(The webinar will be held in German.)

Please allow for around 1.5 hours duration of the course.
Access to the webinar room will be enabled 15 minutes before the scheduled start.

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