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Not a jot from 48!

New External Databases

World War I on maps – exhibition


Not a jot from 48! The Memory of the Revolution and War of Independence of 1848-1849 – exhibition

The Collection of Posters and Small Prints set up an exhibition to celebrate the 170th anniversary of the outbreak of the Revolution and War of Independence of 1848-1849.

Digitization cooperation with Hungarian libraries beyond the borders

Digital collections expanding as a result of joint work fill in gaps in the stock of National Széchényi Library.

Restoration of the Arany documents of Nagyszalonta

Our Library will restore the document collection of Nagyszalonta including some 4,000 items, the majority of which are books and the most precious part of which are manuscripts. The valuable collection arrived in Budapest in February 2018, following one-year of preparatory and administrative work.

E-books from Typotex

A free online higher education database including books published by Typotex Publishing House has been available in NSZL since 2018. Library readers can have access to the database via computers placed in our reading rooms.

External Databases

Hereby we inform our Readers that NSZL has been provided trial access to ten new De Gruyter databases until March 31, 2018. For more information on the databases click here.

Nomadic ruler mirror in the steppe sources – lecture

The series entitled Orientalists in NSZL will be continued with a lecture by Mária Ivanics on February 21, 2018. The lecturer will present the image of an ideal leader on the steppe, in societies that had remained on the level of tribal alliance, via the analysis of a late 17th century source in Eastern Turkish, originating from the area of the Volga.

Services of Akadémiai Kiadó

National Széchényi Library currently subscribes to three services of Akadémiai Kiadó, namely, the journals and dictionaries packages and the so-called MeRSZ, which provides Library users with an unlimited access to the full text of Hungarian and foreign-language journals included in these packages, to dictionaries published by the Kiadó, as well as to the continuously expanding electronic collection of basic and reference books.

World War I on maps. A selection from the collection

This part of our exhibition series focusing on World War I presents not only period maps but also other special documents. For example, visitors can have a look at Turkish and Russian posters, manuscript maps from the occupied Serbia or on Romanian invasion. Toys and paper models distributed during World War I are also presented.