The Gotha Research Library supports scholarly projects and pursues its own research. It participates in research into the early modern and modern periods as well as the digital humanities. It reconstructs the provenances of its objects and the history of its collections. The library is part of the Gotha Research Campus of the University of Erfurt and cooperates with scholars and academic institutions worldwide. Together with the other university institutions in Gotha, it enables scholarship holders to work with its remarkable holdings.