Overview E-Book Collections
Use the fold-out menus to find out more about our collection of e-books.
The best way to search for individual titles available outside of the packages is to use the advanced search in the library catalog locally, limited to the media type e-book.
List of E-Book Collections
Amboss is a platform aimed at preparing medical students for their examinations:
In 2022, all e-books (all subjects, all years) will be available on Cambridge Core as part of an EBS model. The most used titles will be permanently added to the collection in 2023. Titles are fully searchable in our OPAC.
The reference works for medical professionals - here in a digital version that is constantly updated: Pschyrembel and Herold
All titles from 2017 on including upcoming titles 2022 are available via Science Direct. All titles are listed in the catalogue.
The offer includes language and technical dictionaries for languages such as English, French, Russian, Spanish and others, as well as the most important Duden editions.
All titles are listed in the catalogue. Direct access to O'Reilly for Higher Education via the following link:
- Shibboleth-Login is obligatory.
- For relevant search results within the platform, please access the preferences section first and add your preferred languages. Only titles in your preferred language will show up in your platform searches.
We offer e-books that we cannot license directly through the publishers on the Ebook Central platform.
Please see our brief instructions on how to use Ebook-Central.
Purchase suggestions: in the library catalogue you will also find a large number of titles of e-books with a five-minute reading sample from the following subject areas:
Education, Health & Medicine and Science & Technology.
You can suggest these titles for purchase in a simplified procedure - without filling out the purchase request form. Activation usually takes place within one working day upon purchase. You can search the available titles not only in the library catalogue, but also systematically directly in the EBC platform via the "advanced search" or via the "browse subject" tab. Titles marked in green are already licensed, titles marked in yellow can be suggested for purchase.
In 2022 selected German Pearson textbooks from the EBS 2021 access are made permanently available. The titles are searchable via the OPAC.
Access to all SIAM E-Books including the upcoming 2022 titles. All titles can be searched in our catalogue or accessed directl on publisher's platform.
Overview of available Springer e-books by copyright year and collection.
|2020-2022||Computer Sciences inklusive Lecture Notes||en||Permanent|
|2021-2022||Technik & Informatik||dt||Permanent|
|2021-2022||Natur- und Basiswissenschaften||dt||Permanent|
|2018-2021||Biomedical and Life Science||en||EBS-Access 2022|
|2018-2021||Chemistry and Material Science||en||EBS-Access 2022|
|2018-2021||Mathematics and Statistics||en||EBS-Access 2022|
|2018-2021||Professional and Applied Computing||en||EBS-Access 2022|
|2018-2021||Behavioral Science and Psychology||en||EBS-Access 2022|
|2021||Sozialwissenschaften & Recht||dt||Permanent|
|2021||Erziehungswissenschaften & soziale Arbeit||dt||Permanent|
|2021||Biomedical & Life Sciences||dt||Permanent|
|2021||Chemistry & Material Sciences||dt||Permanent|
|2017||Mathematics and Statistics (12 titles)||en||EBS-Selection permanent|
|2017||Engineering 2017 (39 titles)||en||EBS-Selection permanent|
|2009-2010||Business and Economics (title list PDF)||en||Permanent|
EBS=Evidence Based Selection: access for 1 year, then takeover of selected titles.
Access to the years since 2005. Comprises:
- Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI)
- Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI)
The most important Thieme textbooks as e-books, including the complete Dual Series, Prometheus and Harrison's Internal Medicine. All content is listed in the catalogue.
New in 2022: the missing titles of the "Duale Reihe" have been added
The collection includes 1,306 English-language e-books published by the Springer Publishing House from 2005 to 2008. In addition, some French and Spanish titles are included.
The Springer E-Book Collection of "Chemistry and Materials Science" is an extensive collection of monographs, manuals and encyclopedias. With 641 titles from 2005 - 2008, it provides a very good insight into current research in chemistry and materials science
The book series contains research results of computer science, mostly as conference proceedings and monographs. The years 2005 - 2015 are also licensed from the kiz.
E-Books by Medizin-Verlag Karger from the years 1997 to 2013, covering a large biomedical spectrum, of 38 book series, some of which have been published for many years, as well as 10 completed series.
This collection contains numerous series, including titles from both the backlist (1949-2006) and frontlist (2007-2008).
The eBook Collection of the Royal Society of Chemistry is an extensive collection of facts with over 1,300 titles. It is completely searchable in pdf format and shows mainly important and basic literature from the field of chemistry from 1968-2009
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Research in the library stock: monographs, textbooks, magazines, university publications, e-books, e-journals, national licenses, and the contents of the institutional repository OPARU.
You have the option of using our purchase request form to request the literature you need, which you would otherwise borrow as a print edition. We will check whether a quick purchase as an e-book is feasible.