FAQs - Literature search

Tag: literatur

How do I thematically search for literature?

For thematic searches you best use the SLUB catalog, the SLUB catalog beta and the scientific databases. You can choose your subject in the databank information system DBIS.  All databases licensed by the SLUB are provided with the information "Campuslizenz". 

Can I use the SLUB catalogue for thematic search enquiries?

Yes, by entering specific information about the work or a topic in the search field >All. In addition, the SLUB catalogue allows keyword-based searches. The search results can be narrowed down using facets.

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What kind of media are listed in the SLUB catalog?

The SLUB catalog lists books, e-books, periodicals, e-journals, essays in periodicals, as well as images of the Deutsche Fotothek, documents within the publication server Qucosa, objects of our Digital Collections, standards, audio media, films etc.

How do I find e-books?

E-books can be found with the aid of the SLUB catalog. There you will find links leading to the respective online offers. Moreover, you can access e-book collections of different publishing houses via our database information system DBIS.

Where can I find periodicals?

Periodicals and newspapers can be found via the SLUB catalog. Alternatively, the Zeitschriftendatenbank (ZDB) lists besides print and online titles also microfilms and microfiches. The Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek (EZB) lists all e-journals licensed by the SLUB. The EZB offers detailed license information.

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