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Media types

The Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek distinguishes between the following types of media:

Text material icon Texts: Books, letters, archive material, dissertations, poems, newspaper articles, facsimiles, manuscripts, sheet music, etc.

Image material icon Images: Pictures, paintings, prints, photos, images of museum objects, maps, graphics, plans, posters

Video icon Videos: Film, TV recordings

Audio icon Audios: Music and voice recordings from phonograph cylinders, audiotapes, gramophone records, radio broadcasts

Institution icon Institutions: Information about institutions that are registered with the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek

No media type icon No media type: The entry contains no links to a digital object.

The media type is indicated by the corresponding icon in the results list and the details view.

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