Forschungs-Verbunddatenbank "Provenienzforschung"

Gerlach, Annette; Prölß, Peter
January 2012
Bibliotheksdienst;jan2012, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p15
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The article discusses the work of "Lostart", a German database, which acts as tool to determine books confiscated during the Nazi rule, and to identify the deprived owner and his heirs. Its basic goal is to return the deprived books to their legitimate owner. This database reformed the German research on state library, simplified and standardized search processes due to its open-source-software, and launched nationwide cooperation of library societies and associations.


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