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National Library Catalogs & Bibliographies

This is a collection of links to international resources and includes national libraries, national bibliographies and union catalogs.

Western Europe

Resources by Country



National Library

National Bibliography

Union Catalog

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La Biblioteca Nacional d’Andorra Note: Available in Catalan only

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The Austrian Library Network - This search engine provides access to autographs, manuscripts and estates held by the more than 80 libraries in the Austrian Library Network

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UniCat - Union Catalogue of Belgian Libraries - provides access to the Royal Library and university libraries in Belgium; it focuses mainly on academic and scientific collections

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INKA: Inkunabelkatalog - Provides search for Incunabula found in German Libraries Note: German only

Gemeinsamer Bibliotheksverbund - A regional union catalog for the German states, Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thüringen and the Foundation of Prussian Cultural Heritage

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Copac - includes over 70 UK and Irish academic and specialist libraries


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NEBIS - Around 140 libraries of universities and research facilities from all the country’s language regions joined forces to form the Network of Libraries and Information Centres in Switzerland.

SWITCH - This is a list of online catalogs available from libraries throughout Switzerland, including individual and union catalogs

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United Kingdom

Copac - includes over 70 UK and Irish academic and specialist libraries

SUNCAT - union catalog for serials held in the UK