Top 100 Largest Libraries In The World - P45.Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Center, German.

16-12-2017

(Wcsa.world) The Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Center in the district Mitte in the district center of Berlin unites the Central Library of the University Library of the Humboldt University of Berlin and the Computer and Media Service (CMS) of the Humboldt University Berlin . The building, named after the Brothers Grimm , opened on October 12, 2009.

With around 2 million volumes, it is the largest library collection in the German-speaking world that is available in freehand format. In addition to the old central library, there are twelve former branch libraries of humanities and cultural studies as well as social and economic sciences . The other nine branch libraries and the university archive remained in their previous locations in various districts of Berlin.

The Grimm Center is located directly on the city ​​railway (north of this) between the station Friedrichstraße and the main building of the university. It is a ten-storey building by the Swiss architect Max Dudler , the main floor space is 20,296 m². At the heart of the library is a unique reading room which is 70 meters long, 12 meters wide and 20 meters high.

2.5 million volumes are stored in the Grimm Center, of which around 2 million volumes are available in the freehand lineup. In addition, there is a small cafeteria , video conferencing rooms , an auditorium with approximately 180 seats and eight group workspaces, as well as 55 individual work cabins. A total of 1200 workplaces are available, of which around 500 are equipped with computers .

According to wikipedia.


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