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+49 951 95503-101
AddressStaatsbibliothek Bamberg
Neue Residenz
Domplatz 8
96049 Bamberg
Bundesrepublik Deutschland
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The Bamberg State Library offers an email-newsletter, which is sent at aperiodic intervals. Our newsletter provides information on exhibitions, tours, events, and lectures in the library as well as news about services and special opening hours. The newsletter is available in German only.

Useful Links

Bamberg Catalogue
Joint online catalogue for the holdings of the State Library, the University Library, the library of the Metropolitan Chapter, and the library of the Theological Seminary

Online tutorials of the Bamberg University Library
Video-guidance for the use of the Bamberg Catalogue, interlibrary loans and scholarly databases

Datenbase Info System (DBIS)
Database index for the use of scholarly databases

Electronic Journal Library (EZB)
Unified access to scholarly full text journals

Journal Database (ZDB)
Database with information about titles and owners of journals and newspapers in German and Austrian libraries (without references concerning journal articles)

Gateway Bavaria
Union Catalogue of the Bavarian Library Network (Bibliotheksverbund Bayern) with holdings of the Bavarian academic libraries.

Karlsruhe Virtual Catalogue (KVK)
Meta search engine for the retrieval of several hundred billion media in library catalogues and book trade catalogues worldwide

Largest bibliographical database worldwide with 2 billion items from over 10,000 libraries

Bavarian Bibliography
Regional bibliography for Bavaria with records for monographs and journal articles

Virtual German Regional Bibliography
Meta-Catalogue for bibliographical records for regional literature in Germany

Portal with digital reproductions of works of art, culture and regional studies of the Free State of Bavaria.

Domberg – Museums around the Bamberg Cathedral
Joint presentation of the cultural institutions located around the Bamberg Cathedral Square