Berlin Central and Regional Library

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English Berlin Central and Regional Library

The Berlin Central and Regional Library (German: Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin) or ZLB is the official library of the City and State of Berlin, Germany. It was established as a Foundation by two State laws, initially in 1995 and amended in 2005, combining the following institutions:

American Memorial Library (German: Amerika-Gedenkbibliothek), one of the largest public libraries in Berlin opened in 1954 and initially co-funded with a grant from the United States

Berlin City Library (German: Berliner Stadtbibliothek), the municipal library of the city founded in 1901

Berlin Senate Library (German: Senatsbibliothek Berlin), the official library of the Berlin Senate, founded on 22 December 1948.

Berlin General Catalog (German: Berliner Gesamtkatalog or BGK)In 2011 the library system had more than 3.4 million electronic and printed media.

The Foundation is a legal deposit library for all publications appearing in Berlin. The ZLB also has significant historical and estate collections, and operates the Center for Berlin Studies in Ribbeck-House. The ZLB is a member of the Public Libraries in Berlin (VÖBB) and the Cooperative Library Network of Berlin-Brandenburg (KOBV). Partner libraries are the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and the Rudomino All-Russian State Library for Foreign Literature in Moscow.

Source: Berlin Central and Regional Library

German Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin

Die Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin (ZLB) ist die öffentliche Zentralbibliothek des Landes Berlin mit landesbibliothekarischen Aufgaben.

Source: Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin

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