The Historisches Lexikon Bayerns (Historical Encyclopaedia of Bavaria) is a scholarly online encyclopaedia on Bavarian history. It is continuously expanded. The current project phase focuses on processing subject terms from the times of the Weimar republic. For reasons of content, numerous articles also treat longer periods of time.The next epochs of particular interest, the late middle ages and contemporary history from 1945 onward, are in preparation. The encyclopaedia adds a reference work on subject headings to the biographic and geographical database of the Bayerische Landesbibliothek Online (BLO).
The Historisches Lexikon Bayerns makes scientifically substantiated information on the history of Bavaria available Its target group is the academic public, but also journalists, local historians, history workshops, teachers and students. To enable an optimal use of the facilities of the Internet, the authors are provided with a user-friendly input mask for inputting their articles. The input mask was developed by the Department Digitale Bibliothek (Digital Library) of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.
Zuletzt aktualisiert: 02. Dezember 2015