Handschriftenportal: Creating a central national portal for manuscripts

Project object

The German „Handschriftenportal“ is being developed as an up-to-date, future-oriented central registry for textual information and digital images related to codex manuscripts in German cultural heritage institutions.

Project term

2018 - 2021 (+ further project phase, 3 years)

Project participants

  • Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München
  • Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel
  • Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig
  • Institut für Bibliothekswesen der HU Berlin


Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)


Dr. Robert Giel
Manuscripts and Early Printed Books
Western Manuscripts
Phone: +49 30 266 435 050

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