Wir sind die DDB: Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek

We are the DDB: The German National Library

The brief of the German National Library is basically to collect Germany's published cultural and scientific heritage since 1913, to preserve it for posterity and to make it accessible...

Wir sind die DDB: Das Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte in Berlin

We are the DDB: The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin

The Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science – MPIWG) is one of eighty research institutes in the natural sciences, social...

Arien aus „Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg“, aufgenommen 1920, aus dem Archiv der SLUB Dresden.

Search of the month: Richard Wagner

The year 2013 will mark both the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner birth and the 130th anniversary of his death. Countless events will be held in honor of the famous composer...

Objekt des Monats: Medaille „Frieden von Hubertusburg“ von G.W. Kittel

Object of the month: “Treaty of Hubertusburg” medal by G. W. Kittel

Breslau (Wrocław) medallist and punch cutter Georg Wilhelm Kittel paid tribute to the Treaty of Hubertusburg concluded about 250 years ago with this gold medal. The peace treaties...