Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 2093-99399
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 2093-99311
Please use our Primus Gateway for your systematical subject search in the classification system. For the hits of interrelated titles, click on 'verknüpfte Titel'. Alternatively, you may enter keywords or subject headings. This especially applies to newer titles which can be found more easily this way.
The electronic periodical library will help you find out which art journals are digitized and available in full text at the 'Humboldt-Universität'. You may also find digitized media which are not free of charge and will only see the table of contents or an abstract. Please note the special colour signs for their distinction.
The Database Infosystem DBIS will help you receive an overview of databases which are available at the 'Humboldt-Universität' and in Germany. Go to the list of subjects or have essay, image or full text databases compiled. Use the access URL to search the databases which interest you.
Libraries which focus on special collections provide comprehensive information, search tools, electronic full texts and much more about the subject:
Ms Andrea Kullik
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 2093 - 99334
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 2093 - 99311
specialized Library Research Skills Tutorials and Guided Tours
Thursdays 14:00 -17:00
at the subject information desk on 3rd floor
of the Jacob-and Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum or on appointment
Unter den Linden 6
Further contacts at the HU:
Department of Art and Visual History
Beside general Art History from antiquity to the present, the library collects mainly literature on
NB: The holdings of the Art Library are generally not borrowable.
The Berlin State Library collects research literature, mainly in the original, on the entire art history. Special emphasis is laid on ecyclopaedias, bibliographies, manuals and catalogues raisonné.
There is a wide choice of art videos and DVD/CD-ROM.
Quality art holdings can be also found at the following libraries:
Abteilungsbibliothek Architektur und Kunstwissenschaften at the TU Berlin
Blogs and communities
www.arhistoricum.net/blog is one of the central blogs for experts and art-interested persons in German-speaking countries.
News via mailing lists
http://arthist.net/mailing-list/lang=en_US is an established mailing list for conferences, new publications, job offers and miscellaneous.