The department Scientific Information is planning and developing information systems and services for scholarly research and cultural heritage institutions. The department is about to transform itself, utilizing the unique IT infrastructure of ZIB to become a major hub of the digital humanities. Information infrastructure services for humanities projects in Berlin and Brandenburg is becoming an important research task. Services are provided for 

- Mathematical institutions (International Mathematical Union IMU and Math-Net)
- Libraries (KOBV)
- Museums (Rearch Group Information Technology Tools for Museums)
- and for a variety of Digitization and Research Data Management projects and Digital Preservation efforts (digiS, Research Group Digital Preservation)