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Library Catalogues

Federal Statistical Office

Federal Statistical Office

Online library catalogue (webOPAC)

The webOPAC of the library of the Federal Statistical Office records the library stocks from year of publication 1982. Apart from monographs, series, and other series similar to periodicals, all periodicals we have subscribed to are shown there. Of course, the webOPAC also contains the electronic resources and most of the Federal Statistical Office’s own publications. The complete range of subject-matter series (Fachserien) of this Office, however, is not included in the OPAC, but in the publications catalogue (only in German).

Conventional library catalogues

Library stocks of volumes published before 1982 are shown in a conventional catalogue direct in the library. The research is supported there by a corporations catalogue and a systematic catalogue.

List of new acquisitions of the library

A list of new acquisitions (only in German) broken down by 28 subject groups, is released every month to provide information on new items acquired by the library.

National and

National and International

The Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (DNB)

The Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (German National Library) is the central archives library and the national bibliographic centre of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its task is to collect all German and German-language publications from 1913, store them permanently, document them comprehensively, register them bibliographically, and make them available to the general public.

Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog (KVK)

The Karlsruher Virtuelle Katalog (Karlsruhe Virtual Catalogue) is a product of the Karlsruhe university library. It is a meta search machine allowing combined search in combined catalogues of German libraries, international combined catalogues, and in the periodicals database. It also permits to access lists of the booksellers’ trade (list of available books,, etc.) and other book catalogues. The Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog (KVK) currently shows some 75 million books and periodicals.

The Library of Congress (LoC-online catalogues)

The Library of Congress is the largest library worldwide. Its stock comprises some 18 million volumes. In addition, there are many special stocks (photographs, manuscripts, etc.), which are covered by special catalogues.

Vascoda Internet portal (Vascoda)

Vascoda is an interdisciplinary internet portal for scientific information. Currently more than 30 scientific libraries and information facilities are involved there with their range of information.

Economic research

Economic research institutes

Institut für Weltwirtschaft an der Universität Kiel (IfW)

Online library catalogue (ECONIS)

The library of the Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy) is also the German Central Library for Economic Sciences. Its stock currently comprises some 2.5 million volumes. About 16,000 periodical titles are continuously maintained.

Wiener Institut für Internationale Wirtschaftsvergleiche (WIIW)

WIIW online catalogue

The Wiener Institut für Internationale Wirtschaftsvergleiche (WIIW) (Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies) is an economic research institute focusing on the economic developments in central, eastern and south-eastern Europe as well as China. Its library has about 15,500 volumes, 350 continuously maintained periodicals and 40 daily newspapers.

Additional Information

Statistical Library


In our Statistical Library you will find all online publications of the statistical offices of the Federation and the Länder.

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Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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65189 Wiesbaden

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