In addition to printed publications, the University also makes a vast range of databases, electronic books, and magazines as well as digital documents available to its users.
Databases contain literature (mostly articles in magazine) independent of the holdings of the University Library. Information about and access to the individual databases can be found in the DBIS database information system. DBIS database information system.
The University Library also offers many electronic versions of books and scientific journals. They are made available 24/7 via the Online Catalogue and can be downloaded as PDFs.
The University Library provides access to the online archives of important German and foreign daily and weekly newspapers.
We digitise literature for individual lectures which is made available to the participants of the respective classes via the virtual campus. In addition, we also digitise books in our holdings that are highly sought after. You will find those digital files in the Online Catalogue.
The German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) sponsors national licences for a number of online publications in an endeavour to provide researchers, students, and scientifically inclined private persons with access to databases, digital text collections, electronic magazines, and ebooks.