The ZfL houses a publicly accessible research library with an emphasis on literary and cultural research. Focus areas of the library’s collection are: European literatures and cultural studies; literary theory and history of literary studies; philosophy (especially aesthetics and its history); and art, media and religion studies.
At present the library's holdings amount to more than 53,000 volumes, among them around 15,000 volumes of journals. The library subscribes to 145 periodicals.
Books and periodicals may be handled freely by hand. The library welcomes visitors with pertinent research interests and allows book loans for city residents.
8 reading places
3 stations for Catalogue and Internet use
1 copy machine
Schützenstr. 18, 10117 Berlin, Second Floor
Phone: +49 (30)-20192-122