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Library of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst

Library of the Collection of South, Southeast, and Central-Asian Art at the Museum für Asiatische Kunst

Museum für Asiatische Kunst
Takustraße 40, 1. OG
14195 Berlin
Germany

Opening hours by appointment only

Thursday: 11 am  to 5 pm

Information desk

Phone: +49 30 8301280
E-Mail: dahlem.bib[at]smb.spk-berlin.de

Scope and holdings

Reference library for the Collection of South, Southeast and Central-Asian Art at the Museum für Asiatische Kunst
Collection areas: literature on the art, archaeology, the religious and cultural history of the Indian subcontinent, Southeast and Central Asia from the 2nd century AD to the present day
Holdings statistics: approx. 19,000 volumes, 160 currently subscribed periodicals (as of late 2003)

Use

Use only in exceptional cases and by appointment only, reference library, reading room with 3 desks

Current information: Due to the current pandemic situation, please address external order requests to dahlem.bib[at]smb.spk-berlin.de. Media can be viewed in the library reading room at the Ethnologisches Museum during library opening hours. Please order your media according to the conditions indictated there.

Catalogues

Electronic catalogues: OPAC of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (contains titles acquired after 2003), Museumsbibliotheken im GBV (Museum Libraries in the GBV)
Traditional catalogues: Alphabetical card catalogue

Library of the Collection of East-Asian Art at the Museum für Asiatische Kunst

Museum für Asiatische Kunst
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Takustraße 40; 3. OG
14195 Berlin
Germany

Opening times

By appointment

Library information

Phone: +49 30 8301280
E-Mail: dahlem.bib[at]smb.spk-berlin.de

Scope and holdings

Reference library for the Collection of East-Asian Art at the Museum für Asiatische Kunst
Collection policy decider: Uta Rahman-Steinert
Collection areas: literature on East-Asian art history, archaeology and decorative art
Holdings statistics: approx. 20,000 volumes, 102 currently subscribed periodicals (as of late 2003)

Use

Use by appointment only, for researchers and scholars of East-Asian art, students of the history of East-Asian art, and members of the Gesellschaft für Ostasiatische Kunst. Exceptions sometimes made. Reference library with 3 reading desks.

Current information: Due to the current pandemic situation, please address external order requests to dahlem.bib[at]smb.spk-berlin.de. Media can be viewed in the library reading room at the Ethnologisches Museum during library opening hours. Please order your media according to the conditions indictated there.

Catalogues

Electronic catalogues:

OPAC of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (contains all titles in European languages, as well as a selection of bilingual editions and East-Asian titles). The OPAC of the Museumsbibliotheken im GBV allows users to also make searches in the original languages.

Traditional catalogues: alphabetical card catalogue