Books, articles, CD's, Tapes etc.
On the Web.
Austria Sacra (details church recrods available throughout the present day country; one volume covers protestant churches ) It may be difficult to locate a complete set in the United States. Once you narrow down the diocese you need, a librarian can help you locate libraries that own that particular volume.
There isn't a Research Outline for Austria at familysearch.org --let's hope they remedy that soon! They suggest you use the German Letter Writing Guide .
When searching the IGI online you can limit your search to the region Continental Europe countryAustria, but if you are researching for people living there in pre 1918 boundaries, you may also have to search these countries:
Check the Family History Catalog to see what is available for Austria. Click the "See Related Places" button, upper right to view the geographic subdivisions used for Austria. The catalog will contain entries for pre-and post-1918 boundaries. The filming of parish registers, so imporant to European researchers, has lagged behind for Austria because of difficulties getting permission to film them.
Click the flag to see what is available at the World GenWeb for Austria This site covers the current provinces, but scroll on the front page down links to appropriate pages for former provinces.
View Austria maps in the University of Texas Library's Perry Castaneda map collection.
The Jewish Gen ShtetlSeeker allows you to search for Central and East Europe towns by name, then find proximate towns.
Austrian National Archives (in English) -- but I couldn't find any page that gave information about genealogical research
Austrian State Archives offers English pages.
The site for the Budapest City Archives has some pages in English. To find them, type in the words important holdings in the Keresés: box in the upper right. At present there are 19 results.
Catholic Church in Austria -- to locate current and historical Dioceses; includes addresses and web links.
U.S. Embassy: Genealogical Research in Austria
Institute for Historical Family Research (in English) Look especially for these pages.
The website for the Southern Waldviertel Family History Project offers several helpful pages.
Austro-Hungarian Empire 1814-1918
From Heritage Quest Magazine:
The Federation of Eastern European Genealogy Societies says that there is no Austrian genealogy society in North America and offer an Austro-Hungarian cross index to current societies from current jurisdictions.
Austro-Hungarian Genealogy (mostly Hungarian)
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