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Digitized Collections

Many libraries have already digitized rare books, maps, historical and current scientific journals and publication series. Here is an overview of the most important websites.

A consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that make their collections available Open Access:

An association of libraries worldwide, which offer their digitized collections. Due to copyright restrictions some material is not available in Germany:

Europeana is a virtual library which makes available the scientific and cultural heritage of Europe in the form of images, text, audio and video files to a wide public:

Digitized collection of the Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Hamburg:

Munich Digitization Center:

Staatsbibliothek Berlin: