Welcome to the Munich Digitization Center

Munich Digitization Center (MDZ) handles the digitization and online publication of the cultural heritage preserved by the Bavarian State Library and by other institutions. It provides one of the largest and fastest growing digital collections in Germany, now comprising more than 900,000 titles available online. Access is free of charge!

The digitization policy reflects the traditional special collection fields of the library: History, Classical Antiquity, Eastern Europe, Musicology. It comprises manuscripts, early prints, modern books, maps and photographic collections as well as journals and newspapers.

The MDZ frames the Digital Library department of the Bavarian State Library. It provides the Digital Collections and is also responsible for the creation of subject portals and for the long-term preservation of all the library's digital holdings.

 

What's new

Latest Additions to our Digital Collections

Latest Additions to our Digital Collections

Latest Additions to our Digital Collections

Updated daily: Latest additions to the Digital Collections of the Bavarian State Library. Items online: 1,078,318

[04.03.2015]

Dr. Klaus Ceynowa will be appointed Director General of the Bavarian State Library

Dr. Klaus Ceynowa will be appointed Director General of the Bavarian State Library

The hitherto Vice Director General of the Bavarian State Library, Dr. Klaus Ceynowa, will be appointed Director General effective from April 1, 2015. The Bavarian State Government has taken this personnel decision at their cabinet meeting yesterday. Dr. Rolf Griebel, the previous Director General of the State Library, retired at the end of December 2014.

[25.02.2015]

The Bavarian State Library in the Digital Age - a special issue of  <i>Bibliotheksforum Bayern</i>

The Bavarian State Library in the Digital Age - a special issue of Bibliotheksforum Bayern

The Bavarian State Library in the Digital Age - a special issue of  <i>Bibliotheksforum Bayern</i>

The Bavarian State Library in the Digital Age - a special issue of Bibliotheksforum Bayern (in German language). The PDF version of the issue is free of charge.

[25.02.2015]

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