Sondersammlungen der Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg

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Short Description

The Special Collections hold the oldest and most valuable book treasures of the University of Salzburg: 1068 manuscripts from the late 8th to the 20th century, 1428 cradle prints, 2471 early prints (1501 to 1536) and more than 17,000 signatures, which are in the Rara Collection, are among the historically most important cultural assets of Salzburg. In addition, there is an extensive collection of hand drawings and prints from the 15th to the 21st century with a total of more than 5400 sheets. Originals can be viewed in the reading room of the Special Collections, and a handbook with selected literature on the holdings is available to readers in the open access area of the reading room. Scientific information about the holdings can be obtained by telephone or e-mail, and inquiries about digitization and publication permits can be answered in the same way.

Contact Person

Mag.a Beatrix Koll

Research Services

The collection holdings can be searched via the Special Collections website. Manuscripts, cradle prints, early prints and graphics are recorded in special indexes, the Latin manuscripts of the Middle Ages are described in a separate catalogue, the catalogue records of which are based on the guidelines of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. The index of prints also has numerous digital copies. Originals can be consulted in the reading room of the Special Collections, and a handbook with selected literature on the holdings is available to readers in the open access area of the reading room. Scientific information on the holdings, requests for digitization, and appropriate permissions for publication should be directed to the Head of Special Collections.

Methods & Expertise for Research Infrastructure

The Special Collections provide in-depth expertise and advice on research and research projects related to the historic holdings.

Allocation to Core Facility

Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg

Mag.a Beatrix Koll
Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg
0662 8044 77590
Beatrix.Koll@sbg.ac.at
http://www.ubs.sbg.ac.at/sosa/webseite/sosa.htm
Please contact us via science.plus@sbg.ac.at, or contact the responsible person for this section, mentioned in the contact field
Vision einer Akademie : Winckelmann und die Aktzeichnungen aus den Salzburger Klebebänden des Hieronymus Colloredo
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GedankenStriche : Zeichnungen und Druckgraphiken aus der Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg. Hrsg. von Andrea Gottdang und Renate Prochno. Text: Ulf Sölter. Mit Beiträgen von Achim Gnann und Eckhard Leuschner. Salzburg: Müry Salzmann, 2012, ISBN 9783990140628

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