Digital collections

Image from astronomical work

Manuscripts, images, maps and rare prints

We are continually working on making our collections digitally available

Explore the special collections

We continually digitizing manuscripts, images, maps and rare prints from our collections and make them freely accessible online.

Below you can browse among a selection of categories and collections, or browse among different subjects and scientific disciplines to the left. 

You can also search directly in our digital collections here.

Everything we publish in the digital collections can be downloaded in high resolution and is completely free to use – in publications, in exhibitions, or just for fun.

Read more about our work with digitization here. You can also order digitizations of material from our collections.