Service Category: Use of Library
Acquiring or licensing literature and fact databases for the Ulm University on behalf of its faculties or by decision-makers of the kiz. The DBIS database information system organises and ensures online access to these media via the providers' platforms.
- Cooperation with consortia and national licence libraries with the purpose to achieve lower prices and the widest possible range of titles.
- Portfolio financing from central funds, as well as tapping additional sources of financing (university, state)
- Realisation of orders through supplier comparisons, request for offers, renegotiation of discounts and conditions
- Acquisition and inclusion of new databases
- Organizing and ensuring online access for authorized user groups to all licensed titles
- Ensuring access to licensed media from outside the campus network via VPN
- Information on access routes and use conditions
- Advice and information on new media products, forms of licensing and market developments
- Improve the functionality of the local integrated library system for this portfolio of products
The service is available to members and institutions of Ulm University. Access to literature and fact databases is limited to members of Ulm University or to all persons who are entitled to receive a kiz account. Information and consulting services are also provided for other user groups (other libraries, hospitals, schools, etc.).
24 x 7 x 365 (Online use of databases)
Mon - Thu 09:00am - 3:30pm, Fri 09:00am - 12:00pm (in person)
Institutions and members of Ulm University can use all relevant features without a separate application. To access databases from outside the campus network, a VPN connection must be established. This requires a kiz account, which members of the university receive upon application (employees) or automatically upon enrolment (students).
Charge / Fee
No fees or charges will be charged for the service.
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