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Die Deutsche Bibliothek (in English literally "the German library") is the national library of Germany. United States Library of Congress, Jefferson building A national library is a library specifically established by the government of a nation to serve as the preeminent repository of information for that country. ...


It was established in 1990 during the reunification of West and East Germany by merging the Deutsche Bücherei Leipzig (founded 1912) and the Deutsche Bibliothek Frankfurt (founded 1947). This article is about the year. ... West Germany was the informal but almost universally used name for the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 until 1990, during which years the Federal Republic did not yet include East Germany. ... National motto: none Official languages German Capital East Berlin Largest city East Berlin Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 106th 108,333 km² Negligible Creation -Unified 7 October 1949 3 October 1990 Currency East German mark Time zone  â€“ in summer CET (UTC+1) CEST (UTC+2) National anthem Auferstanden aus Ruinen Internet... Entrance to the German Library, Leipzig, 2004 The Deutsche Bücherei Leipzig (in English, German Library of Leipzig) was founded in 1913 to collect all German and foreign language titles published in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


In its function as national library, the Deutsche Bibliothek is responsible for collecting and cataloging all German and German language publications issued since 1913. The coorperation with publishers is regulated by law since 1935 for the Deutsche Bücherei Leipzig, since 1969 for the Deutsche Bibliothek Frankfurt and since 1990 for the successor organisation Deutsche Bibliothek. Duties are shared between the facilities in Leipzig and Frankfurt am Main, with each center focusing its work in specific specialty areas. A third facility, the Deutsches Musikarchiv Berlin (founded 1970), deals with all music-related archiving (both printed and recorded materials). German (called Deutsch in German; in German the term germanisch is equivalent to English Germanic), is a member of the western group of Germanic languages and is one of the worlds major languages. ... 1913 (MCMXIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Leipzig â–¶(?) [] (Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk) is the largest city in the federal state (Bundesland) of Saxony in Germany. ... Frankfurt am Main [ˈfraŋkfʊrt] is the largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city of Germany. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ...


Currently, the Deutsche Bibliothek holds more than 22 million items and is the largest library in Germany, followed by Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin and Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. // Staatsbibliothek The Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Berlin State Library – Prussian Cultural Heritage) Short history: Founded in 1661 During the World War II the entire holdings (at the time some three million books and other materials)were hidden to safety in 30 monasteries, castles and disused mines. ... The Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (right) on Ludwigstraße, Munich The Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (en: Bavarian State Library) is the central library of the German state of Bavaria and one of the largest libraries in the German-speaking world. ...


External links

  • ddb.de - Website of the Deutsche Bibliothek.
  • theeuropeanlibrary.org - Combined access to 43 national libraries in Europe

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Die Deutsche Bibliothek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (226 words)
Die Deutsche Bibliothek (in English literally "the German library") is the national library of Germany.
It was established in 1990 during the reunification of West and East Germany by merging the Deutsche Bücherei Leipzig (founded 1912) and the Deutsche Bibliothek Frankfurt (founded 1947).
The coorperation with publishers is regulated by law since 1935 for the Deutsche Bücherei Leipzig, since 1969 for the Deutsche Bibliothek Frankfurt and since 1990 for the successor organisation Deutsche Bibliothek.
Nordic Conference on Preservation and Access Conference at The Royal Library Stockholm 5 - 6 October 1998 (3015 words)
Die Deutsche Bibliothek is present at three locations: as the Deutsche Bücherei in Leipzig, as the Deutsche Bibliothek in Frankfurt am Main and as the Deutsches Musikarchiv in Berlin.
The Gesetz über die Deutsche Bibliothek (Law regarding the Deutsche Bibliothek) of March 31st, 1969 specifies the functions and duties of the Deutsche Bibliothek, defining it as the central archival library for Germany.
Die Deutsche Bibliothek is closely concerned with both the long-term preservation of the cultural heritage and the development of up-to-date technologies.
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