Project COLIBRI, Source: Bibliotheksmagazin 2 / 2022

Children's and young people's literature 1780-1900: COLIBRI

Project object

Together with the project partners of Braunschweig University Library, Bielefeld University Library and the Stiftung Internationale Jugendbibliothek München, the Children's and Young People's Literature Department will carry out a project funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) to digitise a total of 15,000 titles of children's and young people's literature of the 19th century from 1 June 2021. 
The project is accompanied by a scientific advisory board with strong library, subject, book science, language technology and information technology expertise.

Project term

June 2021 - May 2024 

Project participant(s)

  • Technische Universität Braunschweig (Herr Strötgen)
    Universität Bielefeld (Frau Knorn)


Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)


Carola Pohlmann
Children's and Young People's Literature
Head of department
phone: +49 30 266 436 400
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz

Read more about the project

Colibri - Corpus Libri et Liberi
Putjenter, Sigrun: Colibri – Klein, flink, bunt. In: Bibliotheksmagazin. Mitteilungen aus den Staatsbibliotheken in Berlin und München 17 (2022) 2, 5-8