osmikon. Research Gateway to Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe

osmikon is the world's largest provider of specialized information on Eastern and Southeastern European Studies in the humanities and social sciences and offers a range of unique services for research and teaching. osmikon is a joint project of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, the Collegium Carolinum, the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe - Institute of the Leibniz Association, the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, and the Austrian National Library. It is the successor portal of the Virtual Library Eastern Europe (ViFaOst), available from 2002 to 2018 as an interdisciplinary regional portal for researchers and academics. osmikon continues the services of the ViFaOst and is regularly updated, both in terms of content and technology. It is also the portal of the Specialised Information Service for East, Central and Southeast European Studies and is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).