Barrierefreiheit: Kurzbeschreibung des Bildes Special Collections

The Special Collections of the University Library of Salzburg preserve the most valuable documents of the University of Salzburg, making them accessible for research and teaching purposes.  

The collections comprise
- more than 1.100 manuscripts from the 8th to the 20th centuries
- 1385 incunabula (i.e. prints created before 1500)
- 2471 post incunabula (i.e. prints created between 1501 and 1536)
- more than 6.800 rare books (rare prints after 1536)
- 567 drawings and 1553 prints

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UBarrierefreiheit: Kurzbeschreibung des Bildesniversity Archives

The University Archives hold items documenting over four hundred years of University history: deeds, documents, registers, senate records, pamphlets, certificates, court files, correspondence and photographs.

Symbolbild Digital Editions  

The University Library of Salzburg follows the international trend of digital editions which combine the advantages of modern information technology with classic scholarly research on historic and contemporary texts.

 

The Ferdinand Ebner Online Edition is the first in a series of projects which focus on the online publication of literary estates bequeathed to the University of Salzburg. The IT service department of the University of Salzburg hosts the online editions in order to guarantee permanent access to the editions.

Barrierefreiheit: Kurzbeschreibung des BildesProvenance Research

Since 2009, the University Library of Salzburg has engaged in provenance research and the exploration of Nazi book-loot in Salzburg. The project aims at detecting all media in its inventory which were stolen during the National Socialist regime and those which entered the library holdings back then or even decades later.

The aim of this research is to return the items to their rightful owners or heirs.

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