Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut
Preussischer Kulturbesitz

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Our current services for you

We offer a range of services to enable you to gradually regain access to literature and specialized information:

From April 27th:

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Service subito: You now have the possibility again to order books and Journal articles from us via the Interlibrary Loan Service of your library or via the Document Delivery Service subito (www.subito-doc.de).

The Specialized Information Service Latin America, Caribbean and Latino Studies run by the IAI offers you a free digitization service (digitization on demand) until June 30th: If copyright law permits, we will provide you with texts of up to 30 pages digitally and free of charges. Please write to digitalisierung@iai.spk-berlin.de.

From May 4th:

Low-Contact Circulation and Lending: Users with a library card for borrowing outside the library (blue Card) can order books and DVDs via the online catalog www.iaicat.de and pick them up the following working day Monday to Friday between 9 am and 6 pm at the IAI entrance. Unfortunately, there may be delays or restrictions.

If you have any questions, please contact our Service Desk/Circulation and Lending at 030-26645 2220 or ausleihe@iai.spk-berlin.de.

Media can be picked up in person or, in exceptional cases, with a written power of attorney. Please note that for reasons of hygiene and infection control, you may only enter the IAI with a mask (or scarf or Cloth).

You can also return your borrowed media at the entrance. Please note that due to construction works, the entrance of the IAI is relocated to the Otto-Braun-Hall entrance.

If you need materials from the Special Collections of the Ibero-American Institute or have questions abouth them, please write to legados@iai.spk-berlin.de.

The Reading Rooms of the Library and the Special Collections will remain closed.


Please click here to read the instructions of mouth-and-nose protection on public areas of the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz (in German).

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