January 23, 2022

Austrian National Library Releases 100,000 Full Text Books Online, Digitization by Google

The just released collection from the Austrian National Library (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek) consists of 100,000 books that were digitized by Google.

All books were published from the 16th Century through the second half of the 19th Century.

These books are part of the Austrian Books Online project that plans to to digitize a total of 600,000 titles (more than 200,000 million pages).

The Austrian National Library/Google partnership was first announced on June 16, 2010.

Digitized books can be accessed via the library’s online catalog and can be viewed online. Pages can also be easily shared on Facebook and Twitter.

Learn More About the Project
Note: This web page has been mechanically translated using Google Translate.

Learn More: Project FAQ (in English)

Direct to Catalog Entry From Austrian National Library Online Catalog

Example: Direct to a Full Text Book from Collection

See Also: Austrian Books Online (Twitter Stream)

See Also: Slide Presentation About Austrian Books Online by Max Kaiser (in German)

See Also: National Library of the Netherlands Releases 80,000 Digitized Books From 18th and 19th Century Online (April 3, 2013)

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.