Brief information about the ZBW

During the 100 years of its history, the ZBW library has been housed briefly in the Cathedral of Ratzeburg. One focus of its collections are the publications of leading business schools, institutes of economic research and central banks. The ZBW cooperates at national and international level with almost 30 institutions and scholarly associations and has received numerous awards.

Awards of the ZBW

A selection of the awards received by the ZBW over the last years:

  • 2021 Certificate audit berufundfamilie
  • 2021 Award „Raising the Profile of Education and Science Diplomacy” of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research for the YES!BRIDGE project
  • 2020 Meritum prize for YES! – Young Economic Summit
  • 2019 CoreTrustSeal Certified Repository
  • 2018 Certificate audit berufundfamilie
  • 2017 nestor Seal for trustworthy digital preservation
  • 2015 Data Seal of Approval for Digital Preservation
  • 2015 TOTAL E-QUALITY Certificate
  • 2014 Library of the Year
  • 2013 LIBER Award for Library Innovation
  • 2012 LIBER Award for Library Innovation
  • 2012 Movers & Shakers Prize for Innovative Library Work
  • 2012 TOTAL E-QUALITY Certificate
  • 2011 LIBER Award for Library Innovation