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

Japan. Please sustain the colleagues!

“A colleague of University Library in Tokyo drew the attention to this support list of Japanese libraries: http://www45.atwiki.jp/savelibrary/pages/41.html. The exchange takes place most notably in Japanese, but there is also a corner for international colleagues, who don’t speak japanese. After the damage caused by earthquakes, tidal waves and radioactivity kind words from Germany and elsewhere… Continue reading Japan. Please sustain the colleagues!

Research Explorer – database about institutions in Germany

Are you searching for scientific institutions in Germany? Now the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and Deutscher Akademischer Auslandsdienst (DAAD) have introduced a database of scientific institutiones in Germany with the title Research Explorer. Search is very easy,  with either subject or geographic or combined search.

The Other Direction

In Germany exists a weblog named Globolibro, which brings news from libraries in foreign countries in German. This weblog shall take the other direction: To give news from german librararies and information centers in English. There will be several colleagues contribuing to this blog, just enjoy it!