Library Catalogues and Directories

Catalogues of library Wissenschaftspark Albert Einstein

Overall catalogues

Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog (KVK)

Meta search interface for more than 500 million books and serials in library and book trade catalogues worldwide.

Kooperativer Bibliotheksverbund Berlin-Brandenburg (KOBV-Portal)

Search the most important library catalogues in Berlin and Brandenburg simultanously

Zeitschriftendatenbank (ZDB)

The ZDB is the world’s largest database for serial titles.

It contains more than 1.6 million bibliographic records of serials from the 16th century onwards, from all countries, in all languages, held in 4.300 German and Austrian libraries. There you can also search for holdings information.

Deutsche Nationalbibliothek (DNB)

The German National Library (DNB) registers all German-language media which were published in Germany and in German language abroad since 1913.

Kataloge internationaler Bibliotheken

Find a collection of library OPACs and informations sides worldwide hosted by the Hochschulbibliothekszentrum des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (HBZ).

OCLC Worldcat

Search in more than 10.000 libraries worldwide at the same time.


Grey literature in Europe, you have access to more than 700.000 references.

Special subject

  • Webis - Collection focus on Geosciences in German libraries
  • GEOUM - Library catalogues of the libraries for Earth and Environmental Sciences