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New Director-General at the head of National Széchényi Library


Applicants for the position of Director-General of National Széchényi Library have been interviewed as required by law.

Prof. Dr. Miklós Kásler, Minister of Human Capacities, with effect from March 16, 2020, appointed Dávid Rózsa as Director-General of National Széchényi Library.


Emergency measure



Dear Readers and Visitors,

In view of the epidemic situation, National Széchényi Library will suspend indefinitely its personally available public services as of Tuesday March 17, 2020. During this period, our reading rooms will be closed and all of our events will be cancelled.

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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