Other Union Catalogues

  • Access to Archives (A2A)
    A federated search of catalogues describing archives held locally in England and Wales and dating from the eighth century to the present day.
  • AHEAD Text Access
    Text Access offers a comprehensive catalogue of resources for students with print disabilities at third level.
    A database of periodical titles relating to art, architecture and design and a related directory of general art resources in libraries in the UK and Ireland.
  • Backstage
    Backstage provides a single point of entry for finding and searching performing arts collections in the UK containing a directory of institutions, collection level descriptions, selected item level records.
  • Belgian Union Catalogue
    UniCat is the union catalogue of all Belgian university libraries, the Royal Library, and many college libraries, museums and heritage institutions.
    Union catalogue of Danish research and public libraries
  • Bibsys
    The shared library system for all Norwegian University Libraries, the National Library, most college libraries, and a number of research libraries
  • Copac
    A union catalogue that includes records for books and monographs in the larger university and research libraries
  • ECLAS (European Commission Libraries Catalogue)
    ECLAS is the gateway to the catalogue of the European Commission.
  • European Library
    The European Library offers a federated search of all of the National Libraries of European countries.
  • European union catalogue of Japanese books
    The union catalogue of Japanese books is a co-operative project to improve access to Japanese research materials in the UK.
  • Gemeinsamer Bibliotheksverbund Catalogue (GBV): German Union Catalogue
    The Union Catalogue (GVK) of seven German states participating in the Common Library Network (GBV) is a bibliographic database covering the holdings of over 29.8 million records of more than 400 GBV member and associated libraries with over 63.4 million separate catalogue entries of books, conference proceedings, periodicals, dissertations, microfilms and electronic resources.
  • Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog (KVK)
    The KVK allows a simultaneous search of any combination of German union catalogues alongside catalogues from major international catalogues.
  • Libris
    The LIBRIS Database covers more than four million titles representing the holdings of about 200 Swedish libraries, mainly research libraries. 
  • Linnea Union Catalogues (national union catalogues of Finland)
    Linnea allows the searching of: LINDA, the union catalogue of Finnish University Libraries, including the National Repository Library, the Library of Parliament, the Library of Statistics and Lahti Science Library, provincial libraries in Finland.
  • MASC25 (Mapping Access to Special Collections in the London Region)
    MASC25 is an online resource guide to printed special collections in libraries within the M25 Consortium, a collaborative organisation that works to improve library and information services within the M25 region and across the East and Southeast.
  • Museums Libraries Archives (MLA) Cornucopia
    Cornucopia is an online database of information about more than 6,000 collections in the UK's museums, galleries, archives and libraries.
  • The Nordic/Baltic Union Catalogue of Serials (NOSP)
    The Nordic/Baltic Union Catalogue of Serials (NOSP) contains references to serials available in Nordic and Baltic libraries. Coverage includes:
  • Norwegian union catalogue of serials (Samper)
    The Norwegian Union Catalogue constitutes a co-operation between about 400 Norwegian libraries of all kinds. The catalogue is divided into separate catalogues for monographs, serials and music scores.
  • RASCAL (Research And Special Collections Available Locally)
    RASCAL is an electronic gateway to research resources in Northern Ireland. The Directory consists of comprehensive descriptions of collections available to researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)
    The RNIB Library Catalogue provides access to over 170,000 items available for loan and/or sale in audio, large and giant print, braille and Moon. The catalogue includes books from RNIB, Calibre Audio Library, Torch Trust and the National Blind Children's Society.
    SALSER is a union catalogue of serials holdings for Scottish universities, the municipal research libraries of Edinburgh and Glasgow, numerous smaller Scottish research libraries and the National Library of Scotland.
    A collection level database of Special Collections material held in Scottish libraries
    SCoRe ("Search Company Reports") is a catalogue of printed company reports held in UK libraries.
  • Search25
    Search25 is a union catalogue of libraries within the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries, a collaborative organisation that works to improve library and information services within the M25 region and across the East and South-East of England. It is possible to search all the materials held in the participating library catalogues or to limit searching to the Union List of Serials.
  • UK Archives Hub
    A national gateway to descriptions of archives in UK universities and colleges.
  • UK Union Catalogue of Chinese Books
    A single RSLP-funded union catalogue of all major Chinese language monograph collections in the UK, namely those in the British Library, and the university libraries of Oxford (Bodleian Library), Cambridge, London (SOAS Library), Leeds (Brotherton Library), Edinburgh and Durham.
  • UNESCO Libraries Portal
    UNESCO Libraries Portal gives access to websites of library institutions around the world. It serves as an international gateway to information for librarians and library users and international co-operation in this area.
  • Union List of Serials
    The Union List of Serials can be searched via Search25.