Holdings

Holdings

The Bavarian State Collection of Zoology has one of the largest specialized libraries in Europe.

Holdings of the ZSM (as of end of 2013)

Library Sigil: <M 71>

  • 40,680 books, including many valuable works from the 16th-19th centuries C.
  • 2,537 journals, of which 752 are ongoing
  • 288 exchange partners 65 countries
  • 99,315 volumes (total books and magazines)
  • 131,127 cataloged reprints, in addition about 250,000 not yet cataloged separata from estates and donations
  • 2,172 tickets, collection focus Bavaria and Alpine countries
  • 3,275 microfiches
  • 271 Digital Storage Media (CD-ROMs, DVDs)
  • 174 sound recordings (LPs, MCs, CDs)
  • 210 audiovisual media (slides, films, videos)
  • 1,502 PDFs (only internally available in the ZSM)
  • 45 posters

Total holdings of ZSM library: 238,191 media

Holdings of the Munich Entomological Society e.V. (as of end of 2013)

Library Sigil: <M 171>

  • 1,859 books
  • 813 magazines, of which 382 are running
  • 218 exchange partners from 50 countries
  • 15,372 volumes (total books and magazines)
  • 6,800 offprints
  • 46 Digital Storage Media (CD-ROMs, DVDs)

Total MEG Library: 22,218 media

Holdings of the Ornithological Society of Bavaria e.V. (as of end of 2013)

Library Sigil: <M 172>

  • 4,231 books
  • 519 magazines, of which 224 are running
  • 139 exchange partners from 31 countries
  • 11,544 volumes (total books and magazines)
  • 3,191 reprints
  • 63 Digital Storage Media (CD-ROMs, DVDs)

Total holdings OG library: 14,798 media

Total holdings of all three libraries (as of end of 2013)

  • 126,231 volumes (total books and magazines)
  • 3,869 series of periodicals, including 1,454 consecutive
  • 141,118 reprints
  • 7,858 other media

Total: 275,207 media

Journal exchange with 75 countries

205,718 stored records in Bibliotheca 2000 (BOND) (as of 18.2.2014)