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Licenses of the kiz

  • Amboss

    Amboss is a platform aimed at preparing medical students for their examinations:


  • Springer MyCollection

    1,489 of the latest e-books published by Springer are available for free use. From the e-book packages  Mathematics and Statistics and Engineering  the current volume 2017 is now freely accessible until the end of May 2019.  PDF download of the e-books is possible. At the end of the one-year activation period, the most frequently used titles are selected on the basis of usage statistics and made permanently available. This access needs to be from the IP address range of Ulm University. All available titles can be found as usual in the library catalogue of the kiz .

  • Safari Learning Platform: Academic Edition / O'Reilly for Higher Education

    Access to the Safari Learning Platform: Academic Edition / O'Reilly for Higher Education via the followign link:


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    Note: To show titles in your prefered language, please access the preferences section first and add your languages. Only titles in your preferred language will show up in your platform searches. 


  • Thieme Textbooks (via Thieme eRef)

    The Thieme e-books "Studium und Lehre" cover almost the entire spectrum of subjects and contents of medical studies. Electronic access enables targeted, effective learning and teaching. You can find out which titles our institution has licensed here :

    Thieme eRef 

  • Physik Online

    Physik Online is a platform containing german textbooks in all relevant study fields in physics.

  • Pschyrembel Dictionaries

    The reference works for medical professionals - here in a digital version that is constantly updated:


  • Wiley Textbook Collection

    Textbook collection  from the publishing house Wiley-VCH with the ten most requested standard textbooks from the disciplines of chemistry, biology, medicine, physics, materials science and engineering.

  • Legal literature

    The databases "LexisNexis Wirtschaft" and "Beck Online" licensed by the kiz contain numerous e-books on legal topics and legal texts. These can be found directly via the search interfaces of the databases:

  • Langenscheidt Online Dictionaries

    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.

    Langenscheidt Online Dictionaries

  • Lecture Notes in Computer Science

    Access to the years since 2005.
    "The series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), including its subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI), has established itself as a medium for the publication of new developments in computer science and information technology research and teaching - quickly, informally, and at a high level."


  • Springer Verlag "Business and Economics" 2009-2010

    The "Business and Economics" E-Book-Paket e-book package includes English-language e-books from the 2009 and 2010 editions of the well-known specialist book publishers Springer, Gabler and Physica. These cover business administration and economics, including the following subject areas:

    • Management
    • Banking and Finance
    • Operations Research
    • Technology Management
    • Macroeconomics
    • Economic Theory

    The PDF file file provides an overview of the licensed books by subject area. All titles are listed in our online catalogue and can be accessed directly from there. Alternatively, you can access the full texts by copying the web link (URL) from the title list in the last column into your browser.

  • Wiley Online-Books

    After a one-year test of Wiley e-books, 85 of the most frequently used titles were added to the library. Click here for the title list. The books are available in the library catalogue.

Local Licenses

WISO Sciences, Part E-Books

Full texts of currently approx. 4,000 e-books. All these e-books can be accessed directly via our online catalogue.

National Licenses (DFG)

Springer Publishing House "Medicine" 2005-2008

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.

Springer Publishing House "Chemistry and Materials Science" 2005-2008

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

Springer Publishing House "Lecture Notes in Computer Science" 1973-1996

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.

Karger eBooks Collection Archive 1997 - 2013

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.

Elsevier eBook collection on ScienceDirect - Mathematics 1949-2008

This collection contains numerous series, including titles from both the backlist (1949-2006) and frontlist (2007-2008).

RSC eBook Collection (1968 - 2009)

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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