Sebastian wrote in the IFLA Social Science Libraries Blog about the changing research infrastructures in Germany.
Brigitte Doellgast from Librarian in Residence describes the case of the Augsburg State and Municipal Library, founded in 1537.
Once again: The ranking of German public and scientific libraries is online, named “The Library Index” or “BIX – Bibliotheksindex”. Here you can choose the type of library, then the size and compare. Quite interesting – every year!
Two colleages from Erfurt and Munich wrote a report for the International Federation of Library Associations: Information literacy : state of the art report Germany / Heike vom Orde ; Franziska Wein. IFLA Standing of Information Literacy Section, 2009.