Archive team

Abbey librarian/archivist

P.Maximilian_NEUMMag. Father Maximilian Schiefermüller O.S.B.
Father Maximilian is responsible for all general aspects of our large Abbey library. As Abbey archivist, he also preserves the history of our Abbey in the form of the extensive source material (files, documents, photographs, collections etc.) held in the archive. As the curator of our collection of antique art, vestments and paraments, Father Maximilian works closely with numerous conservators and prepares the annual exhibition in the Abbey Museum, particularly those staged in the Museum of Fine Arts.


Assistant librarian

Karin SchambergerMag. Dr. Karin M. Schamberger M.A. (LIS)
She is responsible for all technical aspects of the Abbey library and for the conservation of our valuable medieval manuscripts and early printed works. In collaboration with Father Maximilian, she prepares the annually changing exhibition in the manuscript room of the Abbey Museum.