Using the Library

The holdings of the Ancient History Library can be searched via u:search – the Vienna University Library's search engine.

There are 2 PCs available in the library and all study spaces are equipped with Wi-Fi and power sockets.

The holdings of the Library of Ancient History are mostly accessible in the open shelf area and can be borrowed, unless otherwise noted.

Some areas of research are shelved in special sections:

  • Ancient authors
  • Austria Romana
  • Epigraphy: List according to the Guide l'Épigraphiste
  • Etruscology
  • Encyclopedias
  • Numismatics
  • Papyrology: listing according to the Checklist of Editions 

A scanner is available free of charge.

Before visiting the library, please deposit coats and bags in the checkroom in the entrance area, which is to be used with 2-euro coins.

Eating and drinking (exception: water in sealable bottles) is not allowed in the library!

Library Plan (in German)

Bibliotheksplan Alte Geschichte