Portals to the Past and to the Future : Libraries in Germany

Fourth revised and extended English edition of “Portals to the Past and to the Future” by Jürgen Seefeldt and Ludger Syré, now in its fifth German edition, is an in-depth state-of-the art report on current German librarianship. Lavishly illustrated, the book traces the history of libraries in Germany, portrays the various types of library and… Continue reading Portals to the Past and to the Future : Libraries in Germany

Report on the State of Libraries in Germany

The “Report on the Situation of Libraries 2016/17” is now also available online in English. The seven demands by the Deutsche Bibliotheksverband here offer an insight into current topics that are not only important for the German library scene. To strengthen demands for libraries as central places of the city society, to integrate them into… Continue reading Report on the State of Libraries in Germany