- invenio - Research application of the Federal Archives
- The research tool invenio permits access to all of the available descriptive information about the Federal Archives' holdings. Archival material available in a digitised version can be accessed directly from invenio.
- ARGUS (Archival Search Engine)
- The ARGUS search engine offers the possibility of cross-discipline research in the guide as well as in Federal Archives online inventories.
- Picture database
- The Federal Archives digital picture database contains a continually growing selection of the approximately 11 million pictures, aerial photographs and posters on German history that are kept in the Federal Archives.
- Central database for personal papers
- In cooperation with other archives and organisations, the central database for personal papers (ZDN) records and verifies complete and partial personal papers from over 1,000 institutions.
- Film and video media database
- The database "Benutzungsmedien Film online" provides search-possibility in over 70.000 available motion picture film or video medias hold in the film departement of the Federal Archives.
- Inventories and other finding aids
- Many inventories and other finding aids do not yet exist in digital form and are therefore not integrated into the online research offerings of the Federal Archives. More detailed information can be found here.