Since the 9th January 2023, our new discovery service StabiKat is available as the central search tool for SBB holdings. This is a perpetual beta version which means that not all desired or conceivable functions are available initially. The system will be developed further successively, and we will keep you informed about any new features here.


  • Info maintenance work was adjusted textually.
  • Unavailable holdings (indicator z) are displayed with the "Unavailable" button.
  • Subtitles are also displayed in the detail view directly following the title.
  • In the library account, the display of the 'Renew' and 'Reservation' functions has been optimized
  • In the library account in the areas 'Loans' and 'Reservations' the functionalities 'Select Page' and the respective button are also displayed at the end of the media list.
  • Descriptive marks have been corrected in the scope information.
  • Reading room special location signatures are truncated searchable (spaces must be entered).
  • Inventory information for e-journals is displayed.
  • Titles of publications in non-Latin characters are displayed in their original script.
  • For e-books, the notes Signature: INTERN, LIZFREI etc. are hidden.
  • Orders negatively acknowledged with status 8 are displayed as 'Unavailable'.
  • A delete-x is displayed in the search field after entering at least one character.
  • Parallel editions (of journals) are displayed linked as links.
  • Locked volumes are displayed with the 'Unavailable' button.
  • Other contact link information has been corrected.
  • In the library account, the return date is displayed in red letters from one week before the due date.
  • The number of results is displayed in the facets.


  • Links added (Login): Forgotten your password?, Registration | Library Card
  • Caps lock key detection during password entry
  • Increasing the time to timeout at login (PAIA) to 30 seconds
  • Integration of the user message from the OUS in the library account
  • Integration of new menu item "Provided media" in the library account
  • small design adjustments in the library account
  • Adaptation of the display for reservations for status 4 media
  • Adaptation of the contact link for location 2:ROA
  • Changed name for location 2:OLS
  • Adaptation of translations
  • Adding the link between A- and O-records
  • Added linking in provenances
  • Standardization of the labels for locations in the result list and detail view
  • Display of collections limited to the actively included collections (KXP and SWB removed)


  • Enhancement of availability information: damaged
  • Display of the choice of output locations for each order
  • Suppression of the reservation function for recently returned media
  • No change in the display of the library card number in the event of incorrect login
  • Integration of multiple search groups in the advanced search
  • Displaying the callnumber of media in the library account


  • Extension of further information for Holdings
  • Adjustment of volume titles for books
  • Integration of sorting in the library account
  • Extension of the display of negatively acknowledged orders
  • Display hints in the library account to:
    • Manual account lock
    • Expired library account card validity
    • Blocking by fourth reminder
    • Blocking by reaching the maximum charge level
    • Reaching the maximum number of renewals
    • Present reservations on borrowed media
  • Visual representation of the loading of the facets


  • Implemented Link to the room information system for reading room call numbers ("Locate shelf")


  • Adjustment of the designation and sorting of the pickup locations for orders/reservations
  • Enhancement of availability information: loss, missing, out of Stock
  • Mobile view: Activate the display of the checkboxes for deleting reservations and extending loans


  • Requests to "Journals Online & Print" now use the correct ISSN format
  • Adjusted expansion list of locations with names and contact links
  • Added subtitles for books, if available


  • Added the possibility to delete reservations
  • Added account login for temporary library account
  • Resolve problems with ordering some music department inventory and newspapers (Microform)

2023-01-09 Version 1.0

  • available collections:
    • Union Catalogue (GVK)
    • K10plus (KXP)
    • SWB cataloguing database (SWB)
    • Online Contents Essay Database (OLC)
    • National licenses (NL)
    • JSTOR Digital Library (JSTOR)
    • DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • Advanced search (incl. basic classification)
  • Restrict search by facets
  • Access to full texts from the hit list
  • Availability information about the medium in the hit list
  • Ordering with one click from the hit list
  • Caching of media in the watch list
  • Hit-specific feedback option
  • Library account
    • Login with library card
    • Save search queries
  • available further processing options:
    • E-mail
    • print
    • export options
      • BibTeX
      • EndNote
      • RIS
    • Citation options
      • APA
      • Chicago
      • MLA
  • Setting the dark mode