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Liechtenstein Collections

The Liechtenstein Collections include a small amount of material, both commercial and official, from the principality of Liechtenstein.


The Swiss-German collections also include a small amount of material, both commercial and official, from the principality of Liechtenstein, including the Liechtensteinische Bibliographie (1960-2002), available for consultation in the Humanities Reading Room (shelfmark references below to HLR refer to Humanities Reading Room 1). 

Some further useful reference sources and websites are listed below (shelfmark references below to OPL refers to Social Science Reading Room).

Official publications and bibliographies

Liechtensteinische Bibliographie. Vaduz
Shelfmark: HLR015.436 (1960-2002).
An annual publication listing material received by the Liechtensteinische Landesbibliothek.
Since 2003 this bibliography is only available at (free access to 1999-).

Meier, Regula A. Liechtenstein. Oxford, 1993. (World bibliographical series; vol.159)
Shelfmark: HLR943.648.
This bibliography, covering all aspects of Liechtenstein, can be useful for historical research.

Publicus: Schweizer Jahrbuch des öffentlichen Lebens,
Shelfmark: OPL.949.40025 (latest available issue)
Shelfmark: S.P.294/12 (Superseded issues)
Liechtenstein's government has its own section, and other institutions within the principality are featured alongside their Swiss counterparts.

Statistisches Jahrbuch. Vaduz, 1977-
Shelfmark: OPL943.64800212 (latest available issue)    
Shelfmark: SP.515/2 (Superseded issues)
An annual statistical digest.

History and Politics

Historischer Verein für das Fürstentum Liechtenstein
Historical Association for Liechtenstein, includes table of contents for all annual reports [Jahrbuch .
Shelfmark: P.701/465].

Beattie, David. Liechtenstein : a modern history. London: 2004.
Shelfmark: m04/24184

The Principality of Liechtenstein: a documentary handbook. 5th ed. Vaduz, 1981.
Shelfmark: OPL943.64800202
A dated survey of the Principality and its government. For more current information on Liechtenstein's government and other public institutions within the principality see:  

Liechtensteinische Historischen Tagung Liechtenstein und die Revolution 1848 : Umfeld - Ursachen -Ereignisse - Folgen / (Zürich : Chronos, c2000.)
Shelfmark: YA.2001.a.22683

Liechtenstein: related Internet resources

Fürstentum Liechtenstein
General information on the Principality, including links to official bodies.

Landesverwaltung Fürstentum Liechtenstein - eGovernment
Official pages of the government of the principality; includes links to a varity of topics and documents.

Liechtensteinische Landesbibliothek
The State Library of Liechtenstein. Includes access to the catalogue.

Liechtensteinische Bibliographie
Free access to PDF files (1999- ), covering one year per file (currently more than 5 years delay between publication and year covered)

Radio Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein's Radio station


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