Limited access to the free shelf library in the Bibliotheca Augusta

Due to construction work in the Bibliotheca Augusta there will be limited access to the free shelf library (shelf marks TH, MW and HS 60-90) from August 21, 2017 to September 29, 2017. Books from this collection have to be ordered with a paper form. Please contact the librarians at the reference desk for further information.   

Changing opening hours

Please note that the "Zeughaus" and "Bibliotheca Augusta" will open at 10 a.m. on Monday 25th September 2017.

CfP: Workshop "Professorial Careers from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century: Analysis of Data and Research Perspectives"

“Professorial Career Patterns in Early Modern Germany“ is a collaborative project run by the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel and the Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur in Leipzig, and is generously funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). In conjunction with this project, we are pleased to invite contributions to a workshop on the application of digital methods to researching academic career patterns which will be held at the HAB on 20–21 November 2017. For further detail see the Call for Papers.


New Opening Hours

Please check our new Opening Hours from 1 May: Exhibition rooms in the Bibliotheca Augusta and in the Lessing House: Tuesday - Sunday 10 a.m - 4 p.m.


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.