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   64th IFLA General Conference
   August 16 - August 21, 1998


Code Number: 163-83-E
Division Number: V.
Professional Group: Section on Acquisition and Collection Development
Joint Meeting with: Serial Publications and Publishers Liaison Committee: Workshop
Meeting Number: 83.
Simultaneous Interpretation:   No

GBV: Gemeinsamer Bibliotheksverbund

Prof. Dr. Elmar Mittler
Niedersaechsische Staats- und Universitaetsbibliothek
37070 Goettingen
Tel. +551 39 52 10
Fax +551 39 52 22
email: mittler@mail.sub.uni-goettingen.de



GBV, Gemeinsamer Bibliotheksverbund, is a regional network of academic libraries of seven states in Germany (Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein and Thueringen. The consortium is financed by the states. Participants are about 200 academic libraries, but 5 public libraries are partners as well. The holdings of the database are more than 9.000.000 titles, the holdings about 20 billion items. There is a strong emphasis on on-line document delivery and electronic publications.

Web site


All documents on this extensive site are indexed and fully searchable. The information includes listings of the libraries, statements of mission, activities, databases licensed, and much more.

Contact address

Verbundzentrale des GBV (GBV/VZ)
Bibliotheksrechenzentrum Niedersachsen (BRZN)
Platz der Gšttinger Sieben 1, 37073 Gšttingen
Tel.: 0551 / 39-5207
Fax.: 0551 / 39-2408