Eastern Europe


Specialist Information Eastern Europe

The Eastern Europe Department of the Staatsbibliothek offers a comprehensive range of research services and search entry points for access to academic literature related to Eastern Europe:

Research: The Eastern Europe Collections of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin are almost completely indexed in our StaBiKat. Digitized items are listed in the StaBiKat and can be searched for in our Digital Collections. You can also use our literature search engine stabikat+ for your research.

Click here for stabikat+/StaBiKat and other catalogues of the Staatsbibliothek.

New acquisitions: With our New Acquisitions Service, you can browse our most recently acquired monographs. The service also offers a list of all acquisitions for the current year: New Acquisitions in Eastern, Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe.

In our archive you can also browse the acquisitions of the last two years either on a quarterly basis or as an annual overview: Archive Eastern, Eastern Central and Southeastern Europe.

Journals – Electronic journals on Eastern Europe are searchable in the Electronic Journals Library (EZB). Our complete holdings - including print journals on Eastern Europe - are also indexed in the StaBiKat and the ZDB catalogue.


Databases: The Database Information System (DBIS) provides an overview of the databases available at the Staatsbibliothek. There, in addition to searching for titles, title lists are offered in alphabetical order and by subject.

Other research offers: 

Title records and information in Cyrillic letters are usually reproduced in transliterated form. Transliteration follows the DIN standardization of the German Institute for Standardization and the German Library (DIN 1460).