Data Sources

Here you will find an overview of all data sources that are searchable in the TIB Portal.

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Source Description Licence
AAAS Journal articles of the American Association for the Advancement of Science from 1880 Licensed (where required), National licence
AIAA Journal articles, conference paper, book chapter and standards of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics from 1961 Licensed (where required), National licence
Alfred Wegener Institut Journal articles, reports, book chapter and conference papers from German Alfred Wegener Institute for polar research from 1925 Free access
American Chemical Society Journal articles of the American Chemical Society from 1879 Licensed (where required), National licence
American Institute of Physics Journal articles of the American Institute of Physics from 1936 Licensed (where required), Consortial licence, National licence, Free access
American Physical Society Journal articles of the American Physical Society from 1900 onwards Licensed (where required), National licence, Free access
arXiv Open Access journal articles mainly in physics, mathematics and computer science since 1992 Free access
ASCE Conference papers and journal articles of the American Society of Civil Engineers from 1996 Licensed (where required), Free access
Automotive engineering Automotive engineering: Journals, conference reports, research reports, thesis and company publications in the field of automotive technology 1974 - 2017. Licensed (where required)
AV Media Scientific films and videos from science and technology provided by the ​TIB-AV-Portal. Licensed (where required)
BASE A TIB-relevant selection of freely accessible international academic repositories contained in BASE, including around 73,000 electronic university publications and numerous commercial Open Access publications (including from Elsevier) Free access
Bentham Science Publishers Journal articles and book chapters published by Bentham Science Licensed (where required), Free access
British Library Conference Proceedings British Library Conference Proceedings: complete coverage (exceeding the TIB's holdings, from 1993 to date) Licensed (where required)
British Library Online Contents British Library Online Contents (excerpt of the TIB's holdings, from 1993 to date) Licensed (where required)
Catalogue agriculture Catalogue Nutrition. Environment. Agriculture. of the German National Library of Medicine, ZB MED (ca. 200,000 entries) Licensed (where required), Free access
Catalogue medicine Catalogue Medicine. Health. of the German National Library of Medicine, ZB MED (ca. 800,000 entries) Licensed (where required), National licence
ChemRxiv Preprint server for chemistry Free access
DataCite Excerpt from the DataCite metadata collection: primary data and grey literature from science and technology Licensed (where required), Free access
DeGruyter Journal articles published by deGruyter from 1826 onwards Licensed (where required), Free access
Detail Articles from the architecture journal "Detail" from 2018 - (2020) National licence
DOAJ Excerpt from the Directory of Open Access Journals: Open Access journal articles, mainly from the TIB core subjects and geology since 1943 Free access
DSpace@MIT Direct access to Open Access publications from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1903 Free access
DuraArK Free access
ECV, Editio Cantor Verlag Journal articles published in TechnoPharm and Pharmind - Die Pharmazeutische Industrie from 2012 Licensed (where required)
EDP Sciences Articles from the journals of EDP Sciences (Édition Diffusion Presse Sciences) from 1872 onwards Licensed (where required), Free access
Elsevier More than 5 million journal articles published by Elsevier from 1827 Licensed (where required), National licence, Free access
Emerald Group Publishing Articles from journals published by Emerald Publishing Group from 1899 Licensed (where required), Free access
Engineering Index Backfile Full texts and bibliographical references from the Engineering Index 1885 - 1969 Licensed (where required)
EU Bookshop electronic publications of the European Union in the field of economics since 1981 Free access
Eurographics Journal articles and conference proceedings published by Eurographics mainly in the field of computer science since 1997 Licensed (where required)
European Patent Office Published patent documents of the last 7 years, link to the full text of the Espacenet database. Free access
Forschungszentrum Jülich Reports of the Jülich Research Centre from 1963 Licensed (where required), Free access
Fraunhofer Publica Free accessible research publications and patents from the institutes of German Fraunhofer Society for the Advancement of Applied Research from 1974 Free access
IEEE Conference proceedings and journal articles of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers from 1957 Licensed (where required), Free access
IET Journal articles from more than 40 Journals of the Institution of Engineering and Technology since 1994 Licensed (where required), Free access
IET Digital Library Archive Journal articles of the Institution of Engineering and Technology from 1873 - 2008 Licensed (where required)
International Federation of Automatic Control Free access
IOP Institute of Physics Journal articles from 59 journals of the Institute of Physics since 1999 Licensed (where required), National licence, Free access
IOS Press Articles published in IOS Press journals since 1988 Licensed (where required), Free access
IUCr Journal articles of the International Union of Crystalloggraphie since 1948 Licensed (where required), National licence, Free access
IuD Bahn "Information und Dokumentation Bahn" – database with focus on railroading, public transport, transport policy. More than 69,000 entries of journal articles, conference proceedings and reports. Coverage 1994 to 2014. Licensed (where required)
Karger Verlag Journal articles since 2002 Licensed (where required), Free access
Nature Publishing Group Journal articles since 1916 National licence
NTIS Database of the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) – Reports and other publications from over 600 US government agencies or institutions (e.g. NASA, Department of Energy). Contains more than 2.5 million bibliographic data sets, covering 1964 until today. Licensed (where required)
NTRS NASA Technical Reports Server Licensed (where required)
Online Contents Interdisciplinary tables of contents of journals in the TIB holdings since 1993 Licensed (where required), Free access
Oxford University Press Journal articles since 1849 Licensed (where required), Free access
Project Euclid Electronic publications in mathematics since 1883 Licensed (where required)
Radio Electronics, Computer Science, Control Journal articles of the Zaporizhzhya National Technical University (Ukraine) since 2008 Free access
Royal Society of Chemistry Articles from journals and books oft he Royal Society of Chemistry since 1843 Licensed (where required), National licence, Free access
RÖMPP Chemistry – Online encyclopedia in German. Over 62.000 entries, linked by over 215.000 cross-references Licensed (where required)
SAE Technical Papers Society of Automotive Engineers: more than 125,000 papers dating back to 1906 Licensed (where required)
SAGE Publications Journal articles of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers since 2011 Licensed (where required), Free access
Scientific Periodicals of Ukraine Articles from 5 electronic journals in the field of technology since 2006 Free access
SCOAP³ Repository Open Access journal articles in the field of high-energy physics since 2014 Free access
SPIE Journal articles and conference proceedings of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers since 1971 Licensed (where required), Free access
Springer VDI-Verlag Articles from wt Werkstattechnik journal since 1999 Licensed (where required)
Springer Verlag Journal articles and book chapters of the SpringerLink online platform from 1855 onwards Licensed (where required), National licence, Free access
Taylor & Francis Verlag Journal articles published by Taylor & Francis from 1799 onwards Licensed (where required), National licence, Free access
Tema Archive Engineering and management: bibliographic references including abstract, 1967 to 1987 Licensed (where required)
TEWISS Verlag Dissertations from the Leibniz University Hannover Licensed (where required)
Thesis Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University Theses of the Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University in Russian with abstracts in English Free access
Thieme Verlag Journal articles and book chapter published by Thieme from 1876 onwards Licensed (where required), Free access
TIBKAT Entries of the complete library catalog of the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) Alliance licence, Licensed (where required), Consortial licence, National licence, Free access
Trans Tech Publications Journal articles from 1985 onwards Licensed (where required), National licence
VDE-Verlag VDE Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies: conference proceedings from 2005 onwards Licensed (where required)
Wiley Journal articles from 1927 onwards Licensed (where required), Free access

External Sources

External Source Description Category
OSTI.GOV About 3 million US Department of Energy research entries including electronic full texts, citations, datasets, patents, multimedia and software science, technology, engineering
DKF Journals, conference reports, research reports, thesis and company publications in the field of automotive technology 1974 - today Automotive engineering
RSWB PLUS Combination of the German construction database RSWB with the international construction database ICONDA. Journals, books, conference papers, reports, dissertations, laws, regulations and standards Architecture / Civil Engineering / Town and Regional Planning
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