Online Catalogue History

Research Tips

  • Enter the beginning of the title always without an article.
  • Always search for the author and the editor in the order "last name, first name".
  • "Keywords" are terms at any point in the title.
  • With "subject headings" you consult the thematical subject index.

Historical Collection (before 1850)
For the purpose of preservation, ancient books are located in a separate room. In order to consult a publication preceding 1850, please speak to a library staff member. For better organization, you can send us your request via email to: bibliothek[at] From 1 December 2017 these books may only be consulted in the reading room while using the protective equipment available in the library.

If necessary we recommend consulting the online catalogue Music History .