Publisher's Archive - Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

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Publisher´s Archive

Publisher's Archive

The Bertelsmann publisher's archive documents the publishing activity of Bertelsmann.
During the 1950s books were meticulously registered on index cards. A symbolic remnant serves as a reminder of analog times in the publishing house archive.
One of the most well-know children's book authors in the 20th century was Enid Mary Blyton and her books were bestsellers at the Bertelsmann Club.
The mobile shelves offer space for more than 100,000 books.
Meanwhile, new entries are registered in the archive data base with a sequential signature number and chronologically stored in the shelves.
The "Praktische Ratgeber" (Practical Guides) were released at Bertelsmann Book Club and were indispensable in every household.
Meanwhile, new entries are registered in the archive data base with a sequential signature number and chronologically stored in the shelves.
The Bertelsmann publisher's archive documents the publishing activity of Bertelsmann.

Carrying more than more 110,000 copies the publisher's archive unites all new releases of almost every Bertelsmann publishing house in the period from 1835 to 2000. This archive gives testament to the extensive publishing activity of Bertelsmann.