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Our databases in 2020

Remote access

Bibliotheca Corvina Virtualis

The book and gift shop reopens!

From 11 May 2021, we welcome all interested visitors and customers to the bookshop and gift shop of the National Széchényi Library. Our newest books can already be found on the shelves!

Mapping the Nation – a volume edited by Dávid Rózsa and Barna Rovács

The book, published in Hungarian and  English, presents the history of our country between 1867 and 1945 through statistical maps.

From May 4, 2021, the NSZL is welcoming you again!
In line with the Government Decree No. 194/2021. (IV.26.), we will reopen our general collection reading rooms and the reading room of the Library of Book History, Library and Information Science (KSZK) on May 4. Please read the safety regulations carefully.
Change in services according to the decree on the tightening of security measures

Dear Readers and Visitors!
In line with Government Decree No. 104/2021. (III. 5.) our services will be modified as of March 8, 2021 as follows.

Two Oxford University databases available remotely for research

Until October 31, 2021, Oxford University Press databases Oxford Handbooks Online and Oxford (Grove) Art Online will be made available from home by our library. Remote access is provided to our registered readers.


Posters by Géza Faragó on the southern panoramic terrace of the Castle Garden Bazaar

Outdoor exhibition from our Map, Poster and Small Print Collection

Validity of reader passes expiring during closure extended until June 2, 2021

The validity of reader passes expiring between March 1 and June 1, 2021 has been extended until June 2, 2021, allowing our readers to continue to access our subscribed databases.

Libraries and Readers: We Belong Together – Call for Vaccination Registration by the National Library and Professional Library Associations of Hungary

The Hungarian nation library, the National Széchényi Library and the professional associations of Hungarian libraries, librarians and information science professionals publish the following call.