Digital Library of Slovenia

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Coordinates: 46°2′51.18″N 14°30′13.31″E / 46.0475500°N 14.5036972°E / 46.0475500; 14.5036972 The Digital Library of Slovenia (short: dLib) is an Internet service—since 2006 a part of European Library—that allows access to digitalized material from the National and University Library of Slovenia.[1]


Since 2005, its web portal offers a free search through sources and free access to Slovene newspapers, periodicals, books, manuscripts, map, photographs, music and manuals, and other resources.

  • articles from older Slovene newspapers, such as (Kmetijske in rokodelske novice, Ljubljanski zvon, Dom in svet, Novi akordi, Sodobnost, Štajerc, Nova muzika).
  • more than 10,500 items in the photos collection, which includes the photos of caricatures, drawn by Maksim Gaspari and Hinko Smrekar; reproductions of Ivan Cankar's drawings and manuscripts; and postcards with Jurij Vega, France Prešeren, and old Ljubljana
  • books from 1830 until today provides free access to some of the most important works of the Slovenian authors, such as Ivan Cankar's Erotika, Nina, Hlapci; Dragotin Kette's Poezije; Josip Murn's Pesmi in romance.
  • more than 3,000 scholarly articles published in many internationally recognised professional and scientific journals.
  • a collection of 4,000 advertising, promotional, film, and war posters
  • more than 1,000 items of sheet music, including one of the first arrangements of Prešeren's Zdravica (Slovenian national anthem); compositions by the Ipavec family, Danilo Fajgelj, Risto Savin, Stanko Premrl, Emil Adamič, Slavko Osterc, Marij Kogoj; and arrangements of the Slovenian folk songs and the songs from the turning points in the Slovene history
  • the selection of old maps, including Valvasor's maps of Carniola, and old city plans of Ljubljana (from 1820 to 1920).
  • recordings of solo singers and ensembles dating from the beginning of the 20th century, including a wide range of Slovene folk songs.

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  1. ^ Intervju z Zoranom Krstulovićem, Dnevnik, 23 August 2010

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