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The Lib­rary main­tains a col­lec­tion of over 647,000 books, at about 115,000 eBooks, 730 prin­ted journ­als, 25,000 eJourn­als, and 134 data­bases. Not only the largest lib­rary for eco­nom­ics and busi­ness in Aus­tria, WU Lib­rary also ranks among the most ex­tens­ive of its kind in Ger­man-speak­ing coun­tries.

The lib­rary's col­lec­tion fo­cuses on: Busi­ness and Man­age­ment, Eco­nom­ics, Law (par­tic­u­larly Busi­ness Law), In­form­a­tion Sys­tems, Stat­ist­ics and Mathem­at­ics, Eco­nomic Geo­graphy and Eco­nomic His­tory, So­ci­ology and Eco­nomic Edu­ca­tion.

The WU Lib­rary also has a col­lec­tion of rel­ev­ant aca­demic grey lit­er­at­ure (such as Work­ing Pa­pers), by Uni­versity fac­ulty, by mem­bers of the scien­ti­fic com­munity else­where in Aus­tria, or by in­ter­na­tional schol­ars from all over the world.

The Lib­rary has a com­pre­hens­ive col­lec­tion of OECD, World Bank and Asian Devel­op­ment Bank pub­lic­a­tions.

A wide range of stat­ist­ical ma­ter­ial and busi­ness in­form­a­tion sources is provided in both di­gital and prin­ted form, as indis­pens­able tools for re­search­ers and stu­dents.