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Gateway to CSEE

Search engines, library collections, repositories and research institutions on Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe.

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Listings of relevant library collections on Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, including links to their catalogues and other open access repositories.

Other major search engines and open access repositories

  • The European Library
    The European Library offers access to the collections of the 48 national libraries of Europe and leading European research libraries.
  • Europeana
    Multi-lingual online collection of millions of digitized items from European museums, libraries, archives and multi-media collections.
  • KVK – Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog
    The KVK is a meta search engine for more than 500 million books, periodicals and other media stored in library and booksellers’ catalogues worldwide.
  • OBVSG – Österreichischer Verbundkatalog
    Gateway for research in 80 Austrian libraries under the OBVSG umbrella including more than 10 million bibliographic entries.
  • EZB – Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek
    EZB is one of the most comprehensive bibliographic databases on scientific online magazines. 58,000 are available in full text.
  • OpenDOAR
    OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories.
  • SSOAR – Social Science Open Access Repository
    SSOAR collects quality checked literature relevant to the social sciences. It also offers a publishing platform for academics.