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An exact replica of the Perczel Globe

Already remotely accessible ...


Origin in infinity. Miklós Borsos memorial exhibition

Our exhibition honors the oeuvre of sculptor, medal artist and graphic artist Miklós Borsos, who died thirty years ago. The exhibition will be open from February 18 until April 30, 2020.

Copy making service will not be available from February 11 until February 25, 2020

Our services are scheduled to resume on February 26, 2020 at a new location, with renewed equipment, and offering higher quality.

Treasures of balls a hundred years ago: dance cards. Mini-exhibition

A dance card or programme du bal was typically a booklet, initially made with a simple floral cover, later, however, it became a real masterpiece. National Széchényi Library has set up a mini-exhibition presenting various dance cards kept in its collection. The exhibition will be open from February 6 until February 25, 2020.

Rákóczi Web Archive

The digital archive, made on the occasion of Francis II Rákóczi Memorial Year in National Széchényi Library, can also be used for educational and research purposes, as a rich source of Hungarian social and military history of the 17th and 18th centuries. The digital archive was made in the framework of the Public Collection Digitization Strategy tender.

Hungarian Maps of 2019

The Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics of Eötvös Lorand University and the Map Collection of NSZL invite entries to the exhibition entitled “Hungarian Maps of 2019”, to which every Hungarian map making and publishing workshop can apply with either print or digital cartographic works, or books.

Subscribed databases can also be accessed from home

It is already possible for NSZL readers to remotely access databases via EduID authentication.

An exact replica of the Perczel Globe can be seen in NSZL

The original globe, made in 1862, has been kept in the Map Collection of National Széchényi Library, where it is freely accessible.

Presentation of the Heritage Library Documents Register

On October 31, 2019, the renewed Heritage Library Documents Register (Hungarian abbreviation: MKDNy) was presented at a full-house professional event in NSZL. As part of the National Library Platform, the system will be capable of uniting the heritage documents of Hungary in a single online space.