The library’s stock of literature may be consulted by Bundesbank employees and external visitors. Online catalogues can be used for research purposes. The collection comprises books, specialist periodicals, electronic publications, magazine articles and papers from anthologies. The current collection is made up of 240,000 media items and 3,000 periodicals.
Books may only be loaned to Bundesbank employees.
The range of topics in the specialist library includes money, lending, currency (theory, policy and history), banking and trading, economic theory and policy, public finance, foreign trade (theory and policy), international agreements, organisations and people in the monetary and economic sectors as well as national and international statistics.
Our technical equipment includes 10 online catalogues (OPACs), free internet access and a coin-operated photocopier (5 cents per copy).