The library provides access to more than 5.000 eBooks.  The portfolio is permanently growing and based predominantly on following collections:

Springer Protocols – A collection of more than 34.000 protocols in biomedical and life sciences

Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) – This book series contains publications of new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching.

Lecture Notes in Mathematics (LNM) – This series reports on new developments in all areas of mathematics and their applications.

Lecture Notes in Physics (LNP) – Books published in this series report new developments in physics research and teaching.

EBSCO Academic Collection – More than 100.000 E-books from different scientific publishers licensed by IST Austria in a wide array of fields like Mathematics, Computer Science etc.

Current Topics in Developmental Biology – This book series provides a comprehensive survey of the major topics in the field of developmental biology.

Progress in Brain Research – A series of academic books on neuroscience.

Methods in Enzymology – A series of scientific publications focused primarily on research methods in biochemistry.

Methods in Cell Biology – Each thematic volume of this book series provides techniques, to aid researchers in design and implementation of experimental methodologies in cell biology.

Brenner's Encyclopedia of Genetics – A reference work on genetics.


A list of all licensed eBooks at IST Austria can be found in the catalog BookList.