Digital Library

Design Campus, Neuwerk 7, 06108 Halle
Telephone +49 (0)345 7751–637, biblio(at)  burg-halle.  de

ARTE Campus

ARTE Campus offers a video catalog of over 1,900 videos featuring the best of ARTE. The videos are available in German, French, English - recently also in Spanish and Italian! - with subtitles and text transcriptions, and cover all major fields of knowledge: Humanities, Science and Technology, Foreign Languages and Culture, etc. The platform also offers interactive tools to customize the videos (create video excerpts, create mind maps...).
More information about the platform can be seen in the presentation video of ARTE Campus.

All Burg members can register for a free access to the platform. Registration and first steps

The Digital Library includes specialist databases and electronic journals that the university has licences for. Note: These are only available on the university network.

Image/Object/Materialdatabase – easydb
The Image/Object/Materialdatabase of Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle offers access to digitized graphical material of art history, architecture- and design history as well as a material library (which is under construction).

Prometheus database – The combined digital image archive for research and teaching  –Prometheus
This image database is licensed and, for this reason, it can only be used on computers in the Art faculty (‘Unterburg’ (Lower Castle), Media Art/‘Gärtnerhaus’ (Gardner’s House) and ‘Hermes’ buildings) and in the University Library.

Database Information System – DBIS
The DBIS provides an overview of all electronic specialist databases, reference works, literature references and catalogues that are available at Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle. CD-ROM applications and online resources are also on offer.

Electronic Journal Library – EZB
The EZB contains electronic journals from all subject areas in the form of online versions, and also indicates access rights for Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle.

Saxony-Anhalt University Server – HSA
Contains digital publications and multimedia objects that have been published by associates of universities and third-level institutions in Saxony-Anhalt.


Design Campus, Neuwerk 7, 06108 Halle

Opening hours

Mon to Fri 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Lending until 6 p.m.

Archive and Collection:
Only on appointment

OPAC online catalogue / User account

Renewal, reservation, change of password

Semester reserve collection

Link for semester reserve collections

Acquisition suggestions

Link for acquisition suggestions