Since its foundation in 1979, Das Archiv Frau und Musik has been dedicated to documenting the history of women's music and promoting women who create music. Das Archiv, which is located in Frankfurt am Main, collects, preserves and publishes the creative work of composers, conductors and musicians.

The fact that the earth is a sphere is a fact that few people dispute today. The Greek philosopher and mathematician Aristotle realised this about 2,300 years ago, based on an amazingly simple observation...

Die Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt in Halle (ULB) is the largest scientific library in Sachsen-Anhalt and contains a correspondingly extensive old stock of historical books and maps. Today it has a portfolio of over 5.55 million stock units.

This month we are especially pleased to present you a contribution by Susanne Wosnitzka which was originally published on the blog Archives of Women and Music, which is well worth reading. The text deals with the history of the women’s brass band. Exciting digital images on the subject - again from the Archives of Women & Music - can now

He travels and photographs the world. He is an appointed court photographer, on-board photographer of the shipping line Hapag and wins awards at the Paris and Chicago World Expositions. He publishes successful photography books from his place of origin, Schleswig-Holstein. His photographs help Norway with its tourism and he is part of the artist colony Ekensund.

Do you put your name on your books? Do you write dedications in books you give away or are you more interested in the first, supposedly blank page of a book at the flea market because it might bear traces of its previous owner? Then you're in the right company, because this month's #DDBücherfrühling (DDBookspring) is all about the bookplate

We celebrate Labour Day this year with a feature on historical occupations. Here, wires are pulled, ropes are struck and lanterns are lit - and by the way, we also explain what the puppet show has to do with crime and how Hamburg's world-famous amusement mile got its name from.

The International Maritime Museum Hamburg is housed in the listed quayside warehouse B. The history of shipping from three millennia is shown on nine "decks" with valuable exhibits, ship models and paintings.

By Archivportal-D

In the section "Im Blickpunkt" ("In Focus") we present special highlights from archives represented in the Archive portal-D. These selected archival documents provide an insight into the holdings and offer research suggestions for a possible search in Archive Portal-D or the "Weimarer Republik“ (Weimar Republic) topic portal. This month, we are pleased to present a contribution from the 

The Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen (The Göttingen State and University Library) -SUB Göttingen- is one of the largest academic libraries in Germany with around 9 million media units. Its central tasks are the preservation, dissemination and research of information in order to promote studies, teaching and research as well as the acquisition of knowledge in society.