Restricted-access databases

The following databases can be accessed within the Federal Chancellery's IP range by all members of staff:

The legal database – Rechtsdatenbank (RDB)

The RDB legal database includes relevant specialist legal journals and collected rulings from Manz and other renowned publishers. Four modules are searchable online. To use the database, you need to register via the main portal. The first time you log in to the RdbDirect registration service, you will be asked for your name and your email address.

If you have any other questions, the Library's Information Service is on hand to provide personal advice.

Contact us by phone (+43 1 53 115-20 26 44 or +43 1 53 115-20 26 46) or by mail (


The legal database (RDB) (German)

The OECD iLibrary

The OECD iLibrary provides access to all the OCED's publications and collections of statistical data, as well as to the publications produced jointly by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the International Energy Agency (IEA).

The homepage enables you to quickly find and research the latest materials and access various subject areas and publications as well as more detailed information on countries that have been covered in OECD publications. In addition, a collection of the latest podcasts is featured.

The OECD iLibrary User Guide contains full instructions as well as a video tutorial and other information about how to use the site.