Get to know the profile of the Stabi in its role as the regional library of Hamburg. You will receive comprehensive information about our Hamburg services.
The central location of the Hamburg collection is the Hamburg Reading Room with over 13,000 volumes of literature on regional studies and regional history relating to Hamburg and the whole of northern Germany. Research advice is available together with current brochures on Hamburg-related subjects.
The Hamburg bibliography documents all the literature, whether printed or electronic, relating to Hamburg and Hamburg personalities. It includes books, journals and series, maps and atlases, papers and journal articles.
The Hamburg link collection comprises around 850 important internet sources on Hamburg relating both to the past and present day, on all topics and spheres of life. Here you will find institutions from politics, academia, society and culture, as well as subject-related websites.
A historical stroll to the Alster or to the harbour, portrait galleries, biographies of famous Hamburg residents like Wolfgang Borchert, Klopstock, Jungius or Hasse; all the Bergedorf blogs; lots of news – browse through our big Hamburg showcase!