Blauer Leihverkehr

Please note:

Due to the limited operation of Staatsbibliothek zur Berlin as a measure to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), currently - until further notice - we cannot proceed new orders via the interlibrary loan service "Blauer Leihverkehr". Your orders will be collected and delivered as soon as possible.

We will provide new information as soon as possible.

Thank you for your understanding.

The aim of the Blauer Leihverkehr (Blue Loan Service) is to deliver materials of the East Asia Department, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, in East, Southeast and Central Asian languages and of the South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University, in South Asian languages directly to libraries at institutions for East, Central, Southeast and South Asian studies. Please read the "Blauer Leihverkehr's" terms of usage.

It is recommended to order the materials directly via the CrossAsia Search, the Online-catalogue of the East Asia Department, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, or via the Online-catalogue of Heidelberg University Library. If you cannot find the title in our online-catalogues, please fill in the form below. To order materials in Southeast Asian languages you have to fill in the form yourself as well.

For information on historical catalogues of the collection in Berlin please consult the East Asia Department's website.

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If available, please provide the shelfmark from the online catalogue.

Contact East, Southeast and Central Asia

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - PK
East Asia Department
Tel.: +49 30 266-436001
E-Mail: x-asia(at)

Contact Southasia

CATS Library / South Asia
Voßstrasse 2, Building 4110
D-69115 Heidelberg
Tel.: +49 (0)6221 54 15047
E-Mail: merkel(at)