KOBV Operation provides information infrastructure services to all Research Groups inside the Research Focus Area Digital Humanities. KOBV Operating ensures smooth operation of the many services KOBV, digiS, and FAK, provide for the libraries, museums, archives and research institutions in Berlin and Brandenburg.
Services are also offered to Bavaria through the strategic partnership of KOBV with the Bavarian library network BVB.

Library services (KOBV):
- ALBERT and PRIMO online research discovery systems
- OPUS document repository
- SFX linking services
- Digital Preservation (EWIG)
- Application hosting
- Authority data services

Library user services (KOBV):
- KOBV-Portal: the regional library catalogue for Berlin and Brandenburg
- Interlibrary loan service
- Library Guide

In-house services focused on publication and knowledge management applications (wiki, ticketing system, document repository) are offerd to all ZIB members.