Title Oesterreichische Bibliografie
Web site address https://www.onb.ac.at/bibliothek/recherche-und-suchtipps/oesterreichische-bibliografie
Start date began 1946
Period covered 1945 to date
Current size 494.484 (from 2003 -)
Media covered – Works published and printed in Austria
– Austriaca, i.e. works about Austria published abroad, (translated) works from Austrian authors published abroad
General selection criteria Digital and printed books and serials, theses, maps and printed music
Selection criteria for digital resources Offline publications, continuing online resources that allow a digital long term preservation
Exclusions policies applied School text books, computer games and software, music recordings, movies and broadcasting, websites
Primary organisation responsible for national bibliographic control Austrian National Library
Web site address of national bibliographic agency http://www.onb.ac.at/
Co-operative structures or  relationships supporting the production of the national bibliography
Single integrated or multiple categorised bibliographies Series A covers all publications (monthly) except:
Series A, supplement Musica practica covers musical prints (yearly, retrospectively)
Series A, supplement Karten covers maps (yearly, retrospectively)
Series B covers theses (continuously, available as database dump)
Series C covers Austriaca (continuously, available as database dump)
Sources of bibliographic metadata used to produce national bibliography Data created in-house
Relationship to national legal deposit legislation or voluntary deposit arrangements The publications included in the series A series are collected in accordance with the law on legal deposit.
Relationship to national Cataloguing in Publication (CIP) programme
Form of publication used for the national bibliography Since 2003 PDF and HTML-formats only
Access options to national bibliographic metadata Web catalogue
Online access options Since 2003 PDF and HTML-formats only
Formats & media available for delivery of record sets from the national bibliography MARC files (MARCXML), CSV
Metadata enhancements offered via online services Book jackets/covers in the web-catalogue. Table of contents, abstracts and summaries (provided by publishers)
Web 2.0 services offered
Frequency of service updates Continuously updated
Target audiences for services Libraries, booksellers, researchers, general public
Uses made of  services offered Reference queries, acquisition/selection, derived cataloguing, understanding national publishing output
Pricing policy for national bibliographic services On a free basis
Under what conditions may the metadata be re-used for other products? Limited metadata export for research purposes. Commercial re-use is licensed by The Austrian Library Network and Service Ltd (OBVSG)
Metadata formats MARC21, MARC21/XML, RDF/XML
Cataloguing code RDA
Levels of description offered Full
Subject standards SWD, BK, RVK, DDC
Classification DDC (100 divisions), RVK
Subject heading scheme or thesaurus GND
Name authority standards or Name authority file GND
Is NBA affiliated to IFLA SC? Not yet
Date information submitted 10/11/2023
Information supplied by Wolf-Dieter LANG, Austrian National Library
Contact email wolf-dieter.lang@onb.ac.at