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On multilingualism, metadata and Aztecs in Arabic – The ‘Shaping Access!’ conference

In his address during the conference John van Oudenaren, Director of the World Digital Library, made the point that ‘There is no literature in Arabic about the Aztecs in Mexico. That is...

Zeppelinbomben Museum Industriekultur Osnabrück

10 million units of data in the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek – an achievement and an incentive

Done! The 10 millionth dataset has found its niche in the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek. The 10m mark was passed with the inclusion of data from the Museum Industriekultur Osnabrück – a...

Die Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek baut ihre Social Media Aktivitäten aus

Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek expands its social media activities

Eight months after the launch of our Twitter account we have now had over 1,800 tweets and re-tweets, have over 1,500 followers and are inspiring many comments and conversations. We are...


25th anniversary of the Fall of the Wall: The portfolio of Christian Borchert and the ‘Lichtgrenze’ in Berlin

In an atmosphere effused with the empathy of the general public and people around the globe, Germany – and Berlin in particular – recently finished celebrating the opening of the inner...

Der Erste Weltkrieg: Historische Foto- und Bildmaterialien in der Deutschen Digitalen Bibliothek

World War I: Historical images and photographs in the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek

The massive distortions and devastation brought about by war had a huge influence on the development of Europe in the 20th century. Until 16th November the 6th European Month of...