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Here you may find all research tools listed by media type that are available from the library.

If you are outside of the campus network, you will need the OpenVPN to access e-books and the database contents. Some providers also offer access via Shibboleth (SSO). Please, observe the legal notes on licensed databases.

  • Online-Catalogue - Local supply with interlibrary loaning option all over Germany
  • BOSS - Local stock (print and digital) and SWB interlibrary loaning (mainly libraries from Baden-Württemberg)
  • KVK - Stock of libraries in Germany & abroad
  • Online-Catalogue -local stock (print & online) and link to the journals database (ZDB) about ‘InterlibraryLoanArticles’ with order option for individual articles by interlibrary loaning.
  • Electronic Journals Library (EZB) -online journals stock all over Germany. A colour indicator system tells you whether and which volumes are released for the Aalen University. Links to the full texts are available.
  • Journals database (ZDB) - Print & online journals stock of Germany and Austria, without ordering option. No evidence of individual articles.
  • SpringerLink - The archive contains the full texts of more than 1,050 journals of the Springer publishing company (including Kluwer), as a rule, from volumes 1 up to 2002.

  • BOSS- by inquiry, not only the local stock is browsed but also the contents of most databases licensed by the Aalen University.
  • Database information system (DBIS) - a selection of databases on different subjects.

Statistics are written compilations of the results of large-scale research, usually output in lists or charts (see Merriam-Webster, last checked on 2022-12-16) Statistics can be found here:

Database Information System (DBIS) - Collection: Statistics

Educational and training videos in various languages are available on the LinkedIn Learning video streaming portal. Please note that an account must be created.

In the library you may read the following daily or weekly newspapsers:

Regional newspapers:

  • Aalener Nachrichten
  • Schwäbische Post
  • Wochenpost
  • Wirtschaft regional

National newspapers:

  • Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
  • Süddeutsche Zeitung
  • Die Zeit
  • Das Parlament

Specialist newspapers:

  • Computerzeitung
  • Handelsblatt
  • VDI-Nachrichten

Foreign newspapers:

  • Zaman

We keep older editions for about 2 weeks. Please, ask for them at the counter.

You may find other national and international daily or weekly newspapers in the WISO database under the item ‘Press’.