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Licenses of the kiz

  • Amboss

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


  • American Psychological Association / APA Handbooks

    We provide access to 15 APA handbooks. All titles are listed in the catalogue.

  • DeGruyter / Physik Online

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

  • DeGruyter / Pschyrembel and Herold Medical Dictionaries

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

  • Elsevier / German Medical Collection

    All titles from 2017 on including upcoming titles 2021 are available via Science Direct. All titles are listed in the catalogue.

  • Legal literature

  • 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

  • O'Reilly for Higher Education (former Safari)

    All titles are listed in the catalogue. Direct access to O'Reilly for Higher Education via the following link:



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    • 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.


  • Pearson / German textbooks

    All German Pearson textbooks are available via our catalogue. The best titles will be added permanently to our collection in 2022.

  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

    Access to all SIAM E-Books including the upcoming 2021 titles. All titles can be searched in our catalogue or accessed directl on publisher's platform.

  • *Springer / E-Books 2021

    • Es stehen alle deutschsprachigen Kollektionen 2021 zur Verfügung.
    • Es stehen folgende englischsprachige Kollektion 2021 zur Verügung:
      • Biomedical & Life Sciences
      • Chemistry & Material Sciences
      • Computer Sciences inklusive Lecture Notes

    Alle Titel werden ab Erscheinen im OPAC nachgewiesen.

  • Springer / E-Books 2017

    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 .

  • Springer / E-Books 2009-2010

    English e-book package business and economics from 2009 and 2010. The PDF file file provides an overview of the licensed books by subject area. All titles are listed in the catalogue.

  • Springer / Lecture Notes in Computer Science

    Access to the years since 2005. Comprises:

    • Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI)
    • Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics (LNBI)


  • Thieme / eRef textbooks

    The most important Thieme textbooks as e-books, including Prometheus and Harrisons Innere Medizin.

    All titles are listed in the catalogue.

  • Thieme / Klinik und Praxis Zahnmedizin (dentistry)

    The package contains 51 titles. All titles are listed in the catalogue.

  • Wiley / Textbook Collection

    Wiley's textbook collection 1 contains the ten most requested standard textbooks from the disciplines of chemistry, biology, medicine, physics, materials science and engineering. All titles are listed in the catalogue.

  • 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. All titles are listed in the 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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