Database Infosystem

The Austrian National Library offers about 3,800 databases from the most varied sources and all specialist areas through the Database Infosystem (DBIS). In those databases you can consult references, facts, full texts, images and so on.

An overview of subjects and an alphabetical list help in choosing the databases. Short descriptions give information about the individual databases and tips for using them.

Database Infosystem
Search in databases of the ANL

Conditions for use

Most databases are in the public domain (royalty-free) and can be freely accessed in the Internet and from everywhere. About 150 databases are licensed by the Austrian National Library and hence are subject to the following conditions for use:

  • The licensed databases are accessible only for people having a one-day card or an annual membership card of the Austrian National Library and resident in Austria.
  • The data and full texts may be printed out or stored only for private use or for study, for training and further study, research and teaching.
  • Wholesale printing or storing of data, especially by using robots, is forbidden.

Help with your research

Databases – electronic research
Josefsplatz 1
1015 Vienna
Tel.: (+43 1) 534 10-446
Fax: (+43 1) 534 10-437

Access: Heldenplatz, 2nd floor

How to find us

last update 10/3/2013