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  • Lesesaal ohne Personen
    New opening hours at the weekend
    Library open again on Saturday and Sunday
  • Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Bücherspeicher
    Book storage depot
    Storage areas on four underground levels
  • Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Buchausgabe

Modern knowledge center


The Library at Heldenplatz is the central service facility of the Austrian National Library. With seven reading rooms and over 400 individual places to read in a stimulating atmosphere, it provides the perfect place for students, researchers and interested individuals.

Here you can find printed material published from 1851. Furthermore, by buying a day ticket or annual membership card, you have complete access to our wide range of library services, to the Internet and to subscribed databases, as well as electronic magazines.

Whether researching for a hobby or scientific work, enjoy exclusive access to hundreds of years of knowledge in addition to a comprehensive range of modern-day literature. Our librarians will be happy to advise and provide support with scientific » research.

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Capacity library area at Heldenplatz

Due to the minimum distance required by the authorities, currently not all seats are available in the reading rooms. The capacity indicator serves as an orientation for your visit

 
 
 

302 seats (reading rooms, lounge or research zone) are still available.

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