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.

  • News
    The Center for Jewish Cultural History at the University of Salzburg offers a public lecture series during the winter semester 2017/18, Thursdays 17:00-19:00, HS E.001 (Unipark). The opening lecture on 5 October will be given by Susanne Plietzsch and Armin Eidherr.
    The kick-off of the new career program "Karriere_Mentoring III" of the Universities of Salzburg, Linz and Krems, which took place on 13 September in Gmunden, went extremely well. In addition to qualified young scientists from the three universities, high-caliber mentors from Germany and abroad took part in the event.
    The fourth "Erwin Kräutler Prize for Contextual Theology and Interreligious Dialogue" will be presented to Dr. Sebastian Pittl and Prof. Dr. Stefan Silver on 3 October, 2017, in HS 101 of the Catholic Theological Faculty (Universitätsplatz 1, Salzburg).
    For a long time, a democratic society was considered self-evident. But globalization, economic crises, populist movements, social tensions and (inter-) cultural conflicts, as well as extremists, question them.
    Important dates and information about registration for courses at the Sprachenzentrum (Language Center), Winter Term 2017/18.
    The opening of the exhibition "Acrylic Painting - Etchings - Mixing Techniques • Elisabeth Jungwirth" will take place on Thursday, 28 September in the Bibliotheksaula of the University Library.
    The Faculty of Education has organized the Summer School, "Bildung des Subjekts", at the Unipark Nonntal. Lecturers are, among others, Winfried Böhm, General Pedagogy, University of Würzburg, and Michael Winkler, General Pedagogy and Theory of Social Pedagogy, University of Jena.
    The Fund for the Promotion of Scientific Research (FWF) has approved the research project "Prices and Wages in Salzburg and Vienna, 1450 to 1850". The project is under the direction of Professor Reinhold Reith, University of Salzburg, and Professor Thomas Ertl, University of Vienna.
    Orientation for first time University of Salzburg students will be held from 26 to 28 September in the Große Universitätsaula.
    From 21 to 22 September 2017, the Center for Ethics and Poverty Research at the University of Salzburg is organizing an international symposium on poverty research in which 70 scholars from all over the world will be focusing on the topic of religion and poverty, which has so far hardly been discussed.
    The Orientation Week for Erasmus and Exchange Students who will attend the University of Salzburg in the winter semester 2017/2018 will take place from Monday, 18 September to Friday, 22 September, 2017.
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