About Ariadne

Main work areas and offers of service

Ariadne database

Articles from periodicals and compilations on the themes of women and gender studies

Ariadne NewsLetter

New acquisitions of the Austrian National Library in the area of women and gender


Lexicons, bibliographies etc. on women and gender studies

Women's journals

Holdings and contents of historical periodicals, partially with online documents

Ariadne projects

Projects carried out by Ariadne itself or in cooperation

Ariadne - Women's Studies Documentation Center

was set up in 1992 at the Austrian National Library as a documentary service specialising in women’s issues, and accepted holdings of specifically women’s issues in a particular manner. Among our tasks are:

  • Collection and editing of literature on women, feminism, and gender studies
  • Announcing the historical holdings
  • Setting up of a database on female- and gender-specific literature
  • Giving advice on research and carrying it out


Josefsplatz 1
A-1015 Vienna
Tel.: (+43 1) 534 10-487, 457
Fax: (+43 1) 534 10-437

  • Access: Heldenplatz, 2nd floor


last update 10/3/2013