Library materials may only be used on the premises, but there is the possibility to borrow books.
1. Research and order
Please research the documents you require and order afterwards. To guarantee a proper proceccion of the order, it is necessary to fill in the form below completely.
The orders will be proceeded during five working days. Delivery is possible exclusively via mail. If the requested article could not be found or is not suitable for copying, you will be informed via e-mail.
The Sigmund Freud Foundation is not responsible for the durance of the shipping process.
3. Cost and payment
The charges per request are:
Up to 20 pages: 7 € (plus mail charges)
21 to 50 pages: 12 € (plus mail charges)
Austria: 1.45 €
EU: 3.40 €
For requests on articles consisting of more than 50 pages, please contact the library directly.
You will be charged only for actions directly linked to the delivery, including the material.
By paying the charges, no rights to publish or reproduce the document are granted.
The copies will be delivered as one-side-copies sized 100% of the original. It is not possible to copy more pages to one. Each document must be ordered on a seperate request.
Due to legal reasons, it is not possible to deliver the requested material as pdf file or in any other digital format.
The payment has to be executed within 10 days after receiving the copies, the invoice will be delivered with the requested document.
Holders of library cards for the Library of Psychoanalysis may order books from libraries outside of Vienna (within Austria or, if not available in Austria, within Europe), if the reqired books are not available in any library in Vienna.
To research, please use the search engine provided by the Austrian Library Network, or the Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog.
Please keep in mind that for interlibrary loans, fees occur according to the respective institutions.
Information for libraries
The Library of Psychoanalysis lends books under the following conditions:
- Within Austria: 4 week loan period with the possibility to extend the loan period for another 4 weeks. The fee for interlibrary loans is 3€ per book.
- Other countries: 8 week loan period without the possibility to extend this period. The fee for interlibrary loans is 6€ per book.
We reserve the right to decline interlibrary loan requests for certain books due to their physical condition or their significance for the institution.