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Die DDB trauert um Uwe Müller
01.03.2019

The DDB mourns for Uwe Müller

Last Monday, we were informed about the sudden death of our managing director, Uwe Müller. We are bewildered, perplexed and speechless.

Exilpresse digital und Jüdische Periodika aus NS-Deutschland. Zwei Digitalisierungsprojekte der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek - Ein Beitrag von Sylvia Asmus und Dorothea Zechmann
31.05.2016

Exile Press Digital and Jewish Periodicals from NS Germany. Two digitization projects of the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek– A contribution by Sylvia Asmus and Dorothea Zechmann

The first publication of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek “A Future for the Past – Cultural Heritage in the Digital World” (“Der Vergangenheit eine Zukunft – Kulturelles Erbe in der...

Historische Speisekarten oder Die kuriose Geschichte der Frank E. Buttolph
30.05.2016

Historical menus or The curious story of Frank E. Buttolph

In August of the year 1900, readers of the US “Hotel Monthly” magazine found this advertisement: “It is of great importance that the menus are well-packed and put between two large...

„Archivportal-D“ gewinnt „Heritage in Motion Award“ 2016
25.05.2016

“Archivportal-D” wins “Heritage in Motion Award” 2016

The “Archivportal-D” project – the branch-specific access to the data of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (German Digital Library) – has won the European “Heritage in Motion Award” 2016...

Weltuntergang im Postkartenformat: Der Dresdner Maya-Codex – Eine Virtuelle Ausstellung
24.05.2016

The end of the world in postcard format: The Dresden Maya-Code – A virtual exhibition

The Book Museum of the Saxon State and University Library started to present the Maya-Code as early as in 1786 – however, in the end it was the American film director Roland Emmerich...

Kultur & Wissen online: Google darf – und die Kulturerbeeinrichtungen?
19.05.2016

Looking beyond Google for online access to EU culture and knowledge

Internet users in the US have access to a much broader body of knowledge and culture than internet users in the EU. According to Ellen Euler we should not see Google Books as a threat...

Wir sind die DDB: Das Deutsche Historische Museum
17.05.2016

We are the DDB: The Deutsches Historisches Museum

The Deutsches Historisches Museum (German Historical Museum) is the national history museum of the Federal Republic of Germany. Situated in the historic centre of Berlin it presents...