About StabiKat

Index of more than 200 million articles, books, e-books, digital items and more from the collections of the Stabi


from printed as well as licensed and freely available electronic publications. These can only be found to a very limited extent in the StaBiKat Classic. Access to licensed resources requires a library card from the Staatsbibliothek. Special databases should also be used for an in-depth search for research information.

Books and Periodicals

available in print or online at the Staatsbibliothek.


licensed and freely available e-books from various publishers and e-book aggregators such as ProQuest-E-Book Central and EBSCOhost. Please note the information for electronic resources, the terms of use of the individual providers/publishers and the provisions of copyright law.

Digital items

of books, manuscripts and other media that are physically held by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Our digitized collections offer an alternative entry point.

Special collections

are additionally listed in specific catalogues (mainly music literature, manuscripts and incunabula).

The current availability of the connected systems can be found here.