The German National Library is legally mandated to collect, catalogue, index and archive websites. The archived websites can only be accessed in the reading rooms of the German National Library. All archived websites are listed in the catalogue of the German National Library. They can also be accessed via full text searches or thematic overviews.
An extensive crawl of the top level .de domain was conducted in 2014 in addition to the regularly harvested Web pages in the Web Archive. This can be accessed via full text searches and URLs
Last update: 30.03.2016