The DLR Library is a specialised scientific library and internal service provider for DLR. As part of the research process, it provides DLR with scientific and general information of all kinds.
The Scientific Information support unit is responsible for providing DLR with information for science and administration, for managing and archiving research data, and for archiving historical documents and DLR's historical knowledge. The unit comprises the Library, Research Data Management and the DLR Central Archive. The Library is the internal information provider for DLR staff. Research Data Management supports DLR staff in the management and administration of research data. The Central Archive is aimed to a large extent at serving interested external parties.