Library Catalogs – International Gateways
European Gateways to Library Catalogs
IRIS Gateway to Library Catalogs
IRIS, the Consortium of Art History and Humanities Libraries in Florence, provides a listing of other useful library catalogs.
Italian Libraries OPAC
A gateway to Italian library catalogs.
International Gateways to Library Catalogs
artlibraries.net - Virtual Catalogue for Art History
Formerly known as the VKK, artlibraries.net is a specialized meta catalogue allowing the integrated retrieval of bibliographic records and, should the occasion arise, other objects of distinctive art historical databases.
Artlibraries.net includes a high percentage of records for articles in periodicals, conference papers, festschriften, exhibition catalogues and exhibition books, etc.
KVK is a federated search system, searching catalogs mainly from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, but including nearly 20 national library catalogs and some antiquarian catalogs. Best use is for “known item” searches.
A worldwide searchable directory of more than 18,000 library Web sites and their (web-based) OPACs.
A union catalog of academic, public, and special libraries’ holdings. Over 40 million bibliographic records are included.