The BITS Library and Archive
is a reference library. Neither the books nor the journals or documents
can be borrowed. However, the library is open to the public and all
publications can be read and photocopied at BITS. Most of the
publications can be found at the BITS-office. Older Journals and
US-Documents (1945-1989) are archived elsewhere.
Phone +49-30-4410 220
Fax +49-30-44 10-2 21
Our opening hours Monday through Friday
10 to 6pm or by individual arrangement.
As BITS is a private non-profit institute we only
have limited staff and room capacity. We would like to help and advise
as many visitors as possible. To make our task easier and your work at
BITS Library and Archive more effective, please bear in mind the
Contact us before visiting bits - Phone
+49-30-4410 220 – and make an appointment. In this way you
can be sure that there is free office space for your research.
Give us some information on your research topic.
This makes it easier for us to give advice and point out the relevant
Be prepared that research might take you a little
longer than in a „normal" library, as BITS has no
comprehensive electronic catalogue system.
Please be patient. Our staff will be happy to help
you, but bear in mind that we have no full-time library assistants and
BITS has to keep on to top of its daily work.
Please remember that you’ll have to pay
for photocopies. BITS is a registered charity and is financed by
grants. Unfortunately, we have no funds to support the work of external
We appreciate your cooperation. BITS is looking
forward to your visit.