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Federal Administrative Library

The Federal Administrative Library is open to the public as a reference library. Federal employees and employees of any other public body or institution are entitled to borrow library materials.

The Federal Administrative Library (AB) is the:

  • central governmental library for all federal, regional and municipal government offices,
  • official group library for the Federal Chancellery, the Federal Ministry of the Interior, the Federal Ministry of Education and the Austrian State Archives,
  • publicly accessible administrative library,
  • Austrian OECD depository library.

A libraries association was established with the libraries of the Federal Ministry of Justice in 2008.

The collection focuses on the following areas:

  • law, administration, politics, the economy
  • education, art and cultural policy, science and research policy
  • Austrian matters
  • OECD publications

Links to the online catalogues


Federal Administrative Library (AB)
Federal Chancellery, Department I/10
Palais Porcia
Herrengasse 23, 1010 Vienna
Phone: +43 1 531 15-20 26 44, +43 1 531 15-20 26 46
Fax: +43 1 531 15-20 27 07

Further information in German