Overview of the catalogues

Search engine PRIMO

here In our search engine PRIMO the majority of the media stocks of our library is searchable. It is possible to search for articles, books and full texts with one interface.

Online catalogue (German only)

In our online catalogue all media stocks up from 1973 are completely covered. Publications from 1800 up to the year 1973 are continually added. If you can't find publications from this publication period, you can contact our librarians. For earlier publications our special catalogues are available.


Bibliographic information from 1930–1999 (German only)

In our digitalized card catalogue (subject catalogue) 1930–1999 you can browse by subject headings. Orders are only possible on-site.


Bibliographic Information from 1501–1800 (German only)

watch In our digitalized catalogue in book form (author-title catalogue) 1501–18000 you can browse by authors names. Orders are only possible on-site. Borrowing is not possible.


Incunabula (German only)

The Incunabula catalogue is included in the online-catalogue. Please enter "INKZEN" in the search box and add your search term. The use of incunabula for scientific purposes is subject to the “Guidelines for working with historical documents and publications”.


Manuscripts (German only)

The following materials give an overview about our manuscripts:

The use of a manuscript for scientific purposes is subject to the “Guidelines for working with historical documents and publications”.

Searching the Austrian Union Catalogue (German only)

By searching whether the ‘Gesamtkatalog’ of the ‘Suchmaschine’ of the Austrian library network—which the Upper Austrian State Library is part of—you can greatly expand the scope of your search. At present this database comprises more than  7.5 million references.