Frauen*solidarität, ÖFSE and Baobab jointly run the
C3–Library for International Development, the largest academic and educational library on international development, women/gender and global learning in Austria.
For your research, please use C3Search+, the search engine for international development and women/gender issues:


Feminisms in Movement- Book Cover Souza Lima, Lívia et al. (Hrsg.) Feminisms in Movement 2024 Mehr zum Buch
Klimaungerechtigkeit- Book Cover Otto, Friederike Klimaungerechtigkeit 2023 Mehr zum Buch
Zweistromland- Book Cover Stolberg, Beliban zu Zweistromland 2023 Mehr zum Buch
Ain’t I a Woman?- Book Cover hooks, bell Ain’t I a Woman? 2023 Mehr zum Buch
Verleugnen- Book Cover Dangarembga, Tsitsi Verleugnen 2023 Mehr zum Buch
Breaking Borders to build Bridges- Book Cover Women in Exile & Friends Breaking Borders to build Bridges 2022 Mehr zum Buch
Betrug- Book Cover Smith, Zadie Betrug 2023 Mehr zum Buch
Who is afraid of gender?- Book Cover Cvetkovikj, Irena und Velichkovska, Manja Who is afraid of gender? 2022 Mehr zum Buch
Mein Leben als Frau im Reich der Mullahs- Book Cover Bashi, Parsua Mein Leben als Frau im Reich der Mullahs 2023 Mehr zum Buch
Land der vielen Wahrheiten- Book Cover Seierstad, Åsne Land der vielen Wahrheiten 2023 Mehr zum Buch



We are happy to support and advise you in writing and drafting scientific papers about the topics we focus on. Please contact us by e-mail to or by telephone at +43/1/317 40 20-400.

Library tours and training

For groups of five or more, we offer tours of the library to share information about the collection and its use as well as tips and tricks for literature research. We are happy to adapt the duration, content focus and level to the respective group. Please make an appointment by e-mail to or by phone at +43/1/ 317 40 20-400.

Borrowing and use

You can find all information about using the library here:

Use META for searching the holdings of more than 30 lesbian/women’s archives and libraries in German-speaking countries.

Pre-academic papers & diploma theses

We are particularly interested in supporting students with their pre-academic papers (VWA) or diploma theses. If you have any questions about finding a topic or research question or about literature research, please contact us by e-mail to or by phone at +43/1/317 40 20-400.

Here, in the C3 library, you will find many current examples of how a topic can be processed to pave the way to a pre-academic paper or diploma thesis, as well as information on the C3 Award, which is presented to students for exciting work every year.