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Political Prisoners in Romania in the '80s – book presentation


Presentation ceremony of Ernő Borbély’s book entitled Az enyedi politikai főiskola. Politikai foglyok a ’80-as évek Romániájában (The Political Academy of Enyed. Political Prisoners in Romania in the '80s) will start at 5 p.m. on Tuesday February 25, 2020.


The book will be presented by

Origin in infinity. Miklós Borsos memorial exhibition

2020/02/18 - 2020/04/30


National Széchényi Library is hosting a memorial exhibition dedicated to the oeuvre of sculptor, medal artist and graphic artist Miklós Borsos, who died thirty years ago.

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


Digitális másolat készítése közben

Dear Customers,

Please, be informed that, due to technical reasons, no paper-based or digital copy making orders can be submitted, and the afore-mentioned services will temporarily not be available from February 11 until February 25, 2020.

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

2020/02/06 - 2020/02/25


As the greatest Hungarian public collection, National Széchényi Library has been the keeper of a plethora of treasures, that are only rarely on display and which can be surprising at first sight. Selecting from these items, each month NSZL presents a relic or curiosity that has never before, or only rarely, been seen by the Hungarian public.

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



Subscribed databases can also be accessed from home



Some of the databases that have been subscribed to by National Széchényi Library can now be remotely accessed by registered readers, who own a valid NSZL Reader Pass, via EduId authentication.

Currently, the following databases can be accessed via EduID:

From an attic to the Manuscript Collection of NSZL



A letter written by Hungarian poet János Arany, received as a gift, became researchable following restoration.

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