|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 following
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
Give us some information on your research topic. This makes it easier for us to give
advice and point out the relevant publications.
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 youll 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
We appreciate your cooperation. BITS is looking forward to your visit.