The German National Library provides access to Germany's cultural and scientific heritage in the form of publications issued since 1913. It is an institution which provides a wide variety of services: not only as a public reference library in Leipzig and Frankfurt am Main, but also as a producer and provider of a broad spectrum of services for libraries, scientific institutions, publishers, book retailers and, not least, for individual users.
Many of the German National Library's services can also be used directly via the Internet. Users looking for information have direct, centralised, digital access to the holdings 24 hours a day. The German National Library offers a further range of specially adapted services via the Internet for libraries and publishers.
The large Congress Centre of the German National Library in Frankfurt am Main is available for hire for a wide range of events, e.g. receptions, academic symposiums, conferences, general meetings, press conferences and readings etc.
Last update: 2.8.2012