Using the library

Information for first time clients

Basic information on the various facilities, the regulations for use, information on preconditions for using the Austrian National Library, on the reading rooms, access to Internet ...

 

Inquiries, research service

Are you looking for specific information? The team in the Department of Information Services answers your inquiries by telephone or in writing, carries out targeted research for you, and gives you advice on search strategies. The staff at the service desk “Databases – electronic research" support you in choosing online media, when you are looking for databases, etc., and offer training on databases ...

 

Reproductions

The Austrian National Library offers a reproduction service (incurring charges) of its own holdings (copies, scans, microfilm duplicates) ...

 

Local loan

The holdings of the Austrian National Library are placed at clients’ disposal for use in the reading rooms of the Library. That guarantees that the vast majority of the holdings are at all times available to readers. In certain cases, however, local loan is possible ...

 

Interlibrary loan

In case the book or article you want is not available in the Austrian National Library, nor at any of the other Viennese libraries, the interlibrary loan system of the Austrian National Library can have the literature you desire sent from other libraries. People in the Austrian provinces or other European countries can order a work from the Austrian National Library through the closest library ...

 


last update 9/2/2014