Gateway to World Libraries

  • The European Library
    The European Library webservice is a portal which offers free access to the combined resources of the 45 national libraries of Europe. Highly recommended.

  • OCLC WorldCat
    This worldwide catalogue includes more than one billion items in more than 10,000 libraries. Highly recommended.

  • European Commission Libraries Catalogue ECLAS
    This is the European Commission Union Catalogue referencing holdings of a network of libraries. Material on European integration can be found here.

  • The Peace Palace Library
    The Peace Palace Library is one of the oldest and most prestigious libraries specialized in international law. The research guides and the highly detailed catalog can be used by anyone in the world to familiarize themselves with a certain topic and to find the relevant literature. The catalog is especially useful for this purpose, since almost all publications on international law are included in it and classified in detail according to their subject.

  • IREON Gateway

    This gateway offers bibliographic references, full-text documents and international treaties on foreign and security policy, international cooperation and development policy, European politics and transatlantic relations, regional and country studies worldwide, foreign cultural policy, climate, environment, energy. In the nine language European Thesaurus on International Relations and Area Studies you will find relevant search terms for your search in IREON.

  • LibDex
    The Library Index
    A geographical index with links to world libraries and a library-type index.

  • Karlsruher Virtual Catalog KVK
    This service of the Karlsruhe University Library provides access to more than 75 million books and serials in library and booktrade catalogues worldwide.

  • European Academy of Bozen OPAC
    Literature about South Tyrol, and in the fields of applied linguistics, law, sociology, environmental sciences and management can be found here. The following library catalogues can be searched here from one user interface: European Academy Bozen, the library of the Free University of Bozen, and the library of the Philosophical-Theological College of Brixen.

  • BUBL Link Catalogue
    Internet subject searching
    This handy subject guide to internet resources features abstract and catalogue record for each item, and links that are verified on a regular basis.

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