Collection Registry

Collection Registry

To the Collection Registry


What is the Collection Registry?

The Collection Registry …

  • serves as a catalog of collections which occurred within the scope of research projects or serves as a basis for them;
  • links data whose data models and the description of a collection for technical reuse by services such as search or analysis tools;
  • serves to manage collection descriptions. These can include, additionally to digitally accessible, analog, protected or offline collections.

What is the purpose of the Collection Registry?

  • To describe distributed collections in one place and to process them together in other services (e.g., Generic search, Cosmotool);
  • to make collections visible in the Collection Registry which are otherwise difficult to find;
  • to document own collections and make them demonstrable for other scientists;
  • to be able to manage relevant collections in the sense of an internal catalog.

Who is the target group for the Collection Registry?

  • Individual scientists
  • Research projects
  • Research associations
  • Institutions

How to use the Collection Registry?

  • A DARIAH account is required to use the Collection Registry.
  • DARIAH-DE provides the Collection Registry as a central service. Local usage scenarios can also be implemented in cooperation with organizations.

To the service

Click here to go to the Collection Registry.

A detailed user guide offers further informations as well as best practice recommendations.

Footer Standarddienste

Are there still unresolved issues or would you like further information? You can reach us at

Cookies und Trackinghelfen uns, Ihnen auf unserer Website ein besseres Erlebnis zu ermöglichen.