Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Medizinisches Bibliothekswesen e.V. (German Medical Library Association)


1970 in Cologne; entry in the register of associations: 1.6.2000

Legal form:

Registered association; Statute (in German)




  • Promotion of medical librarianship and information provision
  • Support of national and international cooperations between medical libraries and initiation of joint projects
  • Furnishing of expert opinions and statements
  • Organization of continued education meetings with company exhibitions
  • Presentation and discussion of modern library technology


Natural persons or institutions / corporations

Membership fee:

Natural persons: no fee
Institutions: fee for sustaining members


370 members


General Meeting, Executive Board (voluntary)

Executive Board:

Term  2023 - 2025 / Contact

  • Chair: Dr. Claudia Jirausch
    UB Leipzig, Bibliothek­ Medizin/Naturwissenschaften, Liebigstraße 23/25, 04103 Leipzig, D
    Tel.: +49 (0)341/97-14017
  • First Deputy Chaiperson: Dr. Evamaria Krause
    Universitätsbibliothek Augsburg, Universitätsstraße 22, 86159 Augsburg, D
    Tel.: +49 (0)821/598-3482
  • Second Deputy Chairperson: Julia Letow
    Universitätsklinikum Bonn (UKB), Institute for Medical Humanities, Bibliothek, Venusberg-Campus 1, 53127 Bonn, D
    Tel.: +49 (0)228/287-15003
  • Secretary: Sandra Stops
    kbs | Die Akademie für Gesundheitsberufe GmbH, am St. Kamillus GmbH, Bibliothek, Kamillianerstr. 42, 41069 Mönchengladbach, D
    Tel.: +49 (0)2161/892-2534, Fax: +49 (0)2161/892-2509
  • Treasurer: Dr. Miriam Albers
    ZB MED - Informationszentrum Lebenswissenschaften, Gleueler Straße 60, 50931 Köln, D
    Tel.: +49 (0)221/478-5601

Working groups:


Annually, in different cities / Overview of meetings


The AGMB aims at promoting medical librarianship and information provision. To achieve this aim, the association provides advice on questions of general interest from these fields, it works towards the cooperation of the people and organizations working in the given fields, takes over the elaboration of joint projects, and furnishes expert opinions.