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German official publications in the British Library

The British Library has extensive collections of German official publications. Many are included in Explore the British Library. Others can be identified using the catalogues and finding aids held in the Official Publications and Social Sciences Reading Area, which is situated in the Social Sciences Reading Room at St. Pancras.

This guide is intended as an introduction to The British Library's collection of major current official publications issued by both German federal institutions and the 16 individual states (Länder). The final section provides details of The British Library's holdings of the most significant official publications of the German Democratic Republic (Deutsche Demokratische Republik).

Federal Republic of Germany / Bundesrepublik Deutschland (1949-): Federal and Länder official publications.

German Democratic Republic / Deutsche Demokratische Republik (1949-1990): official publications


German Section
The British Library
96 Euston Road
United Kingdom

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