Important information on the use of the reading room between September and November 2016

The air conditioning system in the reading room of the Zeughaus is in urgent need of replacement and the construction work necessary for this will lead to the closure of the reading room from September 1st, probably until November 30th 2016. Please find more information here.

Move/Building work

During autumn 2016 we will move books from the rare-book stacks into our new onsite storage building. You can find more information about possible disruption to our services here.

The collecting of graphic arts from a historical perspective. Research and digitisation in dialogue

The conference (20-22 October, 2016) will take as its starting point two key questions. How can research into the history of art collecting and digital indexing work together to form a mutually beneficial partnership? How can indexing adapt to the demands of the research community?
Call for papers


Please see our new programme of events. It will now be published in this new format every four months and provide more detailed and up-to-date information on scholarly and cultural events at the Herzog August Bibliothek.