Catalogues

Libraries in Bozen

Catalogue of the Italian Provincial Library "Claudia Augusta" (BPI), Bozen
Libraries of the municipality of Bozen (BCB)
Library catalogue of the European Academy of Bolzano-Bozen
Claudiana, Province College for Health-care professions
Catalogue of the Free University of Bolzano - Bozen


Libraries in South Tyrol

Catalogue of the Ladin Cultural Institute "Micurà de Rü"
Catalogue of the "Volksliedwerke Österreichs und Südtirols" (VLW)
Explora (BIS, BCB, BPI)
South Tyrolean Libraries online, BISON
South Tyrolean Libraries' online catalogues, OPEN
South Tyrolean Library Guide (address book)
South Tyrolean Historical Libraries (EHB - Erschließung Historischer Bibliotheken)
Academic Institute of Theology and Philosophy of Brixen


Libraries in Trentino

Bibliographic Catalogue of the Province of Trento
University of Trento Library Catalogue


Libraries in Austria

Catalogue of the University Library of Innsbruck
Catalogue of the "Volksliedwerke Österreichs und Südtirols" (VLW)
Catalogue of the Library of the Land Lower Austria (St. Pölten)
Catalogue of the Upper Austrian Federal State Library, Linz
Catalogue of the Austrian National Library (Vienna)
Austrian union catalogue (ALEPH)
Union catalogue of Austrian Libraries (Verbund der österreichischen Landesbibliotheken)


Libraries in Germany

Union catalogue of Bavaria
Virtual catalogue of Karlsruhe (KVK)
German National Library


Libraries in Switzerland

Swiss Libraries, IDS
Swiss virtual catalogue


Libraries in Italy

Italian union catalogue (SBN)
MetaOpac Azalai Italiano
Index of Italian online catalogues


Other libraries

Europeana
The-European-Library-Browser for historical newspapers
Library of Congress Online Catalogs
British Library - PORTICO
Bibliothèque nationale de France
The Virtual Library


Portals (according to topics)

Historical newspapers and periodicals

ANNO Austrian Newspapers Online – Austrian historic newspapers and periodicals online - Skim, read and search historical newspapers and periodicals online in the Austrian National Library’s virtual newspapers and periodicals reading room.
Digitised collection of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Gallica) - The Bibliothèque Nationale de France’s portal comprises digitised books, maps, handwritings, images, sheet music, audio recordings just as periodicals and newspapers. Most of them are copyright free. The contentual focus lies on French cultural history from the Middle Ages to the end of the 19th century.
Italian Provincial Library “Claudia Augusta” – Digital Library - The digital library of the Italian Provincial Library Claudia Augusta offers digitised local newspapers and periodicals since 1920 and some digitised books.
Retro Seals: Swiss electronic academic library service – Retrodigitized Journals - Offers access to retrodigitised scientific newspapers from Swiss university libraries.
Teßmann digital - More than 146.000 digitised documents accessible online: 1,5 millions of historical Tyrolean newspaper pages, more than 4.000 books and about 1.600 images from the Library‘s collection of Tyrolean releases.
The-European-Library-Browser for historical newspapers - This online portal offers access to over 18 million digitised newspaper pages from all over Europe among others also from Tessmann digital. It is part of Europeana, the European cultural portal online.
Trentino cultura – online heritage - Here, you will find historical newspapers and periodicals of Trentino, a bibliographic catalogue (CBT), the information system of the Historical Archives of Trentino (AST), the Toponymical Dictionary of Trentino (DTT) and furthermore the Seven Musical Codices of Trentino.
ZEFYS – Newspaper Information System of the Berlin State Library - The site offers access to digitised historical newspapers of the Berlin State Library. It is also possible to do a bibliographic search on the newspaper holdings in German libraries and locate free internet resources concerning newspapers worldwide.


Cultural heritage online

alo – Austrian Literature Online - The digital library offers freely accessible documents spanning from the 11th century up to present times. Books, periodicals, newspapers, handwritings, postcards as well as dissertations, theses and scientific papers, whose content is mostly related to Austria, are available in digital version.
Bavarikon – Artifacts and cultural treasures of Bavaria - The portal digitally presents treasures from art, culture and knowledge located in Bavarian institutions.
Image Archive of the Austrian National Library - Image platform of the Austrian National Library. The focus lies on collections of historical photography in Austria.
BOhisto – Bozen-Bolzano’s History Online - Digitised handwritings from the Civic Archives of Bozen-Bolzano (so far embracing a period from 1470 up to 1805). The project aims at securing the city’s cultural heritage.
Beic Digital Library - The digital archive of Biblioteca di Informazione e Cultura in Milan features a selective and multidisciplinary choice of digitised and freely accessible sources and specialised collections of major national and foreign libraries.
Digital Library of the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze - The digital archive of Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze offers access to its digitised collections (monographs, old prints and manuscripts).
Digital Library of the University of Innsbruck (Retro-digitisation) - Via this portal, the University of Innsbruck offers free online-access to digitised prints of the historic collections of the Regional and University Library Tyrol as well as retrodigitised monographs, theses and newspapers.
Sardegna Digital Library - Digital archive of the Autonomous Region of Sardinia. The aim of this portal is to collect and provide the digitally available cultural heritage of Sardinia (including footage and audio material).
Digitised collection of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Gallica) - The Bibliothèque Nationale de France’s portal comprises digitised books, maps, handwritings, images, sheet music, audio recordings just as periodicals and newspapers. Most of them are copyright free. The contentual focus lies on French cultural history from the Middle Ages to the end of the 19th century.
Europeana - Portal on European Culture: Europeana.eu is a virtual library which aims at providing access for the public at large to the scientific and cultural heritage of Europe spanning from prehistory and early history up to present times. The material is available in the form of image, text, audio and video files.
Innsbruck Newspaper Archive - Vastest university documentation centre for journalistic literary criticism in the German-speaking area. The documentation centre has been collecting since 1960 drawing upon selected German-speaking daily and weekly papers and classical book reviews concerning all walks of literary life. The archive lists far more than one million articles.
Internet Archive - Since 1996, this portal archives digital data in and outside the World Wide Web functioning as a digital long-term archive. Out of this archive emerged an online library bestowing access to millions of freely available books, films, software, music and more.
Internet Culturale – Catalogues and digital collections of Italian libraries - Internet culturale is maintained by ICCU (Central Institute for the Union Catalogue of Italian Libraries and Bibliographic Information) and gives access to digital resources and the catalogues of Italian libraries, archives and cultural institutions.
Catalogue of Cultural Property in South Tyrol - This is a project of the Department for German Culture and the Preservation of Historical Monuments in order to digitally capture and catalogue South Tyrolean artistic and cultural property.
Project Gutenberg - Project Gutenberg is a digital library containing mainly English-language ebooks. The texts are composed and proof-read by volunteers and are available free of charge for online-reading and download.
Projekt Gutenberg-DE - Projekt Gutenberg-DE is an affiliated project of Project Gutenberg and offers mainly German-speaking ebooks. The content is being extended constantly and is accessible free of charge for reading while the downloading of texts is possible only with restrictions or against payment.
Teßmann digital - More than 146.000 digitised documents accessible online: 1,5 millions of historical Tyrolean newspaper pages, more than 4.000 books and about 1.600 images from the Library‘s collection of Tyrolean releases.
Trentino cultura – online heritage - Here, you will find historical newspapers and periodicals of Trentino, a bibliographic catalogue (CBT), the information system of the Historical Archives of Trentino (AST), the Toponymical Dictionary of Trentino (DTT) and furthermore the Seven Musical Codices of Trentino.


Law databases (South Tyrol / Trentino / Italy)

Official Gazette of the Autonomous Region of Trentino-South Tyrol - Link to the online version of the Official Gazette of The Autonomous Region of Trentino-South Tyrol.
Eur-Lex – Access to European Union law - This is a database permitting immediate and free access to the legislation of the European Union and other documents classified as public.
Official Gazette of the Italian Republic - The archive of the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic contains all currently valid Italian laws as a full-text version and as a PDF file, as well as the archives since 1946.
Historic Official Gazette of the Italian Republic (1860-1946) - Download or view historical editions of the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic in PDF format.
Lexbrowser – Autonomous Province of Bolzano-Bozen South Tyrol - This database contains the valid version of South Tyrolean legislation in the three official languages (German, Italian, Ladin).


Specialised portals and databases

DBIS: Database Information System – DBIS is a cooperative service to use scientific databases. It was developed by the University Library of Regensburg. About half of the listed databases are accessible for free.
EZB: Electronical Newspaper Library – EZB is a service of the University Library of Regensburg and the Library of Technischen Universität München for the effective use of scientific full-text periodicals in the internet. More than half of the recorded periodicals is accessible for free (green traffic light = accessible online for free).