Media materials in the HFBK library can be researched in OPAC. For more extensive research work, the "Beluga" and "KVK" catalogues can be used, in order to research media materials in other Hamburg libraries or in libraries across Germany.
- beluga (the Hamburg scientific libraries catalogue)
- KVK Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog (for research in library catalogues worldwide)
- ArtDiscovery Group Catalogue (for research in art library catalogues worldwide)
- arthistoricum.net (the research and information platform of the specialist information service "Art, Photography, and Design", with an emphasis on art history)