University and City Library (USB)
The Cologne University and City Library (USB) is the central library of the University of Cologne and as such functions as a service institution especially for university members and institutes, but also for the citizens of Cologne and surroundings and a number of other customers. The USB, along with the institute libraries, is responsible for supplying the University of Cologne with literature and information. To fulfill its duties it makes use of modern information and communication technologies. With holdings of more than 3,9 million items, the USB is the largest university library in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.
Libraries of the University of Cologne
Regional, National and International Searches
- Kölner Bibliotheken - Libraries of Cologne
- HBZ-Verbundkatalog der Hochschulbibliotheken Nordrhein-Westfalens und eines großen Teils von Rheinland-Pfalz - search tools for international libraries, reference works, bibliographies, etc.
- KVK – Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog – virtual catalogue of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
- ZDB – journals, newspapers and databases in German and Austrian libraries
- LibWeb – Library www-Servers (worldwide)