Our Collection


Collections of the DESY central library

> about 40 000 books
> more than 30 000 bound volumes of periodicals/journals
> access to over 1400 electronic journals
> subscriptions of about 200 print journals
> about 20 daily newspaper for display
> over 130 000 reports and preprints, including theses, most of them available electronically

The library collects material on

> high energy physics and particle physics
> accelerator and detector technology
> quantum field theory
> related fields like computer science
> technical science
> nuclear physics
> mathmatics and general physics

Come by and take a look at our new exhibit "Vacation at home"!

Learn about attractions, activities and more in and around Hamburg! All media are for loan from now!

Online access available to our lists of

> newspaper
> electronic books
> DESY conference proceedings

When accessing copyrighted material, the legal requirements for copyright and the licensing conditions of the provider/publisher must be observed. Please note that systematic and/or bulk downloads of copyrighted material is normally not allowed. For further information please contact the library.