Wie „offen“ ist die DDB?

How „open“ is the DDB?

Many inquiries and reports on the occasion of the beta-launch of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (DDB) revolved around the question of how „open“ the DDB is, especially in comparison...

Objekt des Monats: Der Maya Codex

Object of the month: The Mayan Codex

With the Maya Codex, an exhibit of the Saxon State and University Library Dresden (SLUB) was in the focus of worldwide interest these past weeks. This was due to the fact that the Mayan...

Suche des Monats: Die Brüder Grimm

Search of the month: The Brothers Grimm

200 years ago, on December 20, 1812, the first copies of the "Children's and Household Tales" by the Brothers Grimm were published. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm edited the collection of...

Aufzeichnung der Pressekonferenz zum Betalaunch der Deutschen Digitalen Bibliothek (DDB)

Recording of the press conference for the launch of the beta-version of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (DDB)

In Berlin’s Altes Museum on the city’s Museum Island, Hermann Parzinger, President of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation and Spokesperson for the Board of the DDB Competence...

Das ist die Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek!

This is the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek!

What contents does the DDB provide? How can I use the portal? What advantages does a cultural or scientific institution have from making its contents available here? Professor Hermann...

Erste öffentliche Betaversion der Deutschen Digitalen Bibliothek gestartet

First public beta version of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek is launched

The Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (DDB) goes online for the general public today at In Berlin’s Altes Museum on the city’s Museum Island, Hermann...

Objekt des Monats: Die Modellbüste der Königin Nofretete

Object of the month: The Model Bust of Queen Nefertit

This is where every month we will be showing you a selected object that can be found using the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek. It may be an object that is of particular relevance at the...

Wir sind die DDB: Das Düsseldorfer Hetjens-Museum mit der weltweit größten Keramiksammlung

We are the DDB: Düsseldorf’s Hetjens Museum with the world’s largest collection of ceramics

Many cultural and scientific institutions are already a part of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek and the number is growing every day. Famous museums and research facilities are on board...

Suche des Monats: Johann Sebastian Bach

Search of the month: Johann Sebastian Bach

In this section, we aim to shed some light on the objects that can be found in the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (DDB) by looking at sample search terms that will be changing regularly...