The Report on the automation of Austrian libraries comprises library integration within OBV.SG, Consortium for purchasing e-materials, library material digitisation, long-term archiving, and cooperation of LAM (Libraries, Archives and Museums) institutions.
The State Information Network includes over 6,000 libraries, which have made a big step forward by creating a library network designed as an integrated cooperative system as well as building the Union Catalogue.
In the Republic of Serbia, 27 municipal libraries are authorised to carry out central library tasks together with the National Library of Serbia, the Library of Matica Srpska and the University Library Svetozar Marković from Belgrade.
Leta 2004 je češka vlada sprejela Koncept uvajanja interneta v knjižnice in v tem letu je imelo dostop do interneta 2.121 knjižnic, brez dostopa pa je bilo 3.864 knjižnic. Od leta 2000 teče program Knjižnične javne informacijske službe, ki je bistven za avtomatizacijo čeških knjižnic.
In Macedonia, beside the National and University Library “St. Kliment Ohridski” there is a network of about 200 libraries. Although the beginnings of library automation go back to 1977, the first serious steps in this direction were made by joining the SNTI/BIS project (Scientific and Technological Information System and Library and Information System), which stopped in 1991.
The year 1992 was indeed a sad turning point for the National and University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was burnt down during the war. Since then, efforts supported by several international organisations have been made to renew the library.
St. Cyril and Methodius National Library has been operating since 1878. Today the library’s collection contains more than 7 million items, and there are 1 million bibliographic records in its databases.