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With 7.1 million books, 325,000 e-books, 80,000 e-journals, 7,400 print journals, and over 1,200 databases, Vienna University Library is Austria's largest library. At the same time it is also the oldest university library in the German-speaking area, dating from 1365. It collects media from all disciplines taught and researched at Vienna University.

The main library, located inside the main university building on Universitätsring 1 is an inter-facultary and interdisciplinary library. It is Vienna University Library’s central lending library and holds over 2.7 million volumes. more

Vienna University Library has over 40 special libraries, providing researchers, teachers and students with specialist literature on a great variety of specific academic subjects. Most of these are reference libraries; therefore the 4.2 million books, journals, maps, and other media can be borrowed only for short periods of time. more