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Library

Fidiou 1
10678 Athens

Library © DAI

Inventory and Focus:

The Library currently has about 80.000 volumes, including active subsciptions to 470 periodicals. The focus lies on publications concerning Greek and Cypriot archaeology from the Neolithic to Late Antiquity. In addition, there are publications on the archaeology of the Mediterranean when an interaction with Greece (through colonisation, trade etc.) is evident or on new methods and scientific approach.

Using the Library:

The Library is a non-circulating library with 30 seats. Use is allowed for scholars and students of Archaeology, Classics and related disciplines, when holding a valid library card (for issuing a library card visitors have to provide two passport-sized recent photographs of themselves, students also need a letter of recommendation from their supervisor).

Indexing:

The holdings are organized by subject and are all freely accessible, except for some older publications and periodicals. All books of the Athens department – apart from periodicals that have ceased to be published – are indexed in the central online catalogue ZENON DAI.

Loans:

Loans are not possible.

Photocopying:  

Every user can order 50 photocopies each month for a service charge 15 Eurocent per DIN A 4 page. The photocopies can only be made by the library staff. The use of private scanners and digital cameras is only allowed after consulting the library staff.

Information:

phone: +30-210-33 07 400

fax: +30-220-381 47 62

email: bibliothek.athen@dainst.de

Further Information

Telephone:

+30-210-33 07 400

Fax:
+ 30-210-381 47 62
E-Mail:
E-Mail (Administration):

Opening Hours

 

Monday – Friday 9.00 – 20.00

Saturday 9.00 – 13.30

Summer closing 1st – 31st August 2014

 

Due to a conference, the library will be closed on April 7th and 8th, and will be open again on April 9th at 1 p.m. 

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Recent projects

  • 21.07.2014

    ARIADNE more

  • 29.07.2013

    Frühmittelalterliche Häfen zwischen Wismar Bucht und Danziger Bucht more

  • 03.06.2013

    IANUS - Forschungsdatenzentrum Archäologie & Altertumswissenschaften more

Completed projects

  • 13.06.2013

    DressID more

  • 31.05.2011

    Griechenland, Palairos more

  • 31.05.2011

    Griechenland, Plaghia-Halbinsel-Survey more

Recent publications

  • 28.07.2014

    Epigraphische Forschungen auf der Arabischen Halbinsel more

  • 28.07.2014

    Baghdader Forschungen more

  • 15.06.2014

    MIRAS more

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Contact

The German Archaeological Institute (DAI) is a »scientific corporation« of the Federal Institution under the auspices of the Foreign Office. The staff of the Institute carries out research in the area of archaeology and in related fields and maintains relations with international scholars.
Furthermore, it organizes congresses, colloquia and tours, and informs the public through the media about its work.  

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