Overall, 98% of our customers describe themselves as either “satisfied” or “very satisfied”.

Our customers consistently identify us as an industry leader in terms of the quality, accuracy and speed of our customer service and often refer to our service as the Gold Standard in information supply.

We specialize in providing a comprehensive range of high-quality acquisitions and collection development support services to academic and research libraries for the following types of resources: subscriptions, standing orders, approval plans, monographs, music scores, and databases.

We invite you to join the thousands of satisfied libraries around the world who benefit daily from our:

Headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, HARRASSOWITZ currently employs approximately 200 staff. The North American Library Services office is located in Mobile, Alabama.

Our Service Commitment

Our Vision


Our vision is to be the premier content management solutions provider and first choice service partner of academic
libraries world-wide.

Our Mission

A trusted partner to libraries and publishers world-wide, we deliver industry-leading, tailored services empowering them to fulfill their vital role supporting the world´s teaching, learning and research. Our core values of trust, respect, teamwork and reliability, inspire us to anticipate our customers’ needs and exceed their expectations.

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Our history

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HARRASSOWITZ: Service. Quality. Integrity. Since 1872.