Terms of access and use

Access to electronic full text resources and database content

Terms of use

Please read the publisher's/provider's terms of use before selecting e-books, electronic journals or databases and/or exporting data. Accessing such data implies that you agree to comply with the terms of use.

The following applies in the case of fee-based services:

  • Only members of the respective university that have licensed these resources are permitted to access the full texts or database content.
  • The full texts of e-books and journal articles or content from the databases may only be printed out or saved for personal use and for research purposes.
  • The systematic downloading of e-books, articles, database content or search results, particularly by robots, is prohibited.
  • E-books, articles or database content may not be forwarded to third parties electronically or in printed form.

Access conditions

Access on Leibniz Universität Hannover campus

Most providers regulate access to fee-based online resources that have been activated for members of Leibniz Universität Hannover by checking the internet protocol address (IP address). Members of Leibniz Universität Hannover are students, professors, research assistants, technical and administrative staff.

A computer has the "right" IP address if a linked computer within Leibniz Universität Hannover campus is used and no proxy server is configured in the WWW browser!

Access for computer addresses at Leibniz Universität Hannover =
IP addresses 130.75.*.* ; 194.95.112-115.* ; 194.95.156-159.*

Regardless of the operating system involved, you can determine the IP address of your end device via an online check.

Access off campus

Members of Leibniz Universität Hannover can also access many licensed e-books, electronic journals or databases off campus. More

Members of other higher education institutions in Hannover, normal users and regional users are unable to access databases from home. They are welcome to use these resources locally at any TIB site.