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Extension of services for members of the university

Delivery from the UB collections

For all members of the university it is possible to order from the UB collections for delivery by mail. This offer is valid if the person ordering agrees to pay the postage charges.

Extended research services

For your scientific work, we also offer you the possibility of conducting thematic research and compiling literature lists on your behalf. The scope of the request and the procedure we follow will be decided individually with you. Please send your enquiries by e-mail to the Brief library information desk , quoting your Uni-ID.

Extended access to electronic resources

  • This list is currently under construction and will be extended as necessary.
  • Please note the product-specific information regarding accessibility / authentication.

1. Free online access to publisher platforms during the corona crisis

2. Various publishers are supporting the University of Heidelberg during the Corona crisis by releasing additional or previously unlicensed content

Activated or extended content has been specifically arranged for the University of Heidelberg by the following:

  • beck-eBibliothek
    New: Remote Access/access from off-campus for all members of Heidelberg University; a personal login name is required (2-factor-authentication). If you have already registered with Beck Online, you can also use this ID for eBibliothek.
    Limit: 31.12.2020
  • beck-eLibrary: C.H.Beck Literatur – Sachbuch – Wissenschaft (E-Books)
    New: Access to 1.500 e-books from the fields of literature, non-fiction books and science for members of Heidelberg University. The titles are also listed in our online catalogue HEIDI.
    Limit: 31.12.2021
  • Beck Online
    New: remote access / off-campus access for all members of Heidelberg University. Personal registration is required for access (2-step authentication)
    Limit: 31.12.2020
  • Cambridges Histories Online (E-Books)
    New: Licence extended to all publications published between 2015 and 2021
    Limit: no limit as of today
  • Coronavirus Research Database (Proquest)
    New: Sources (COVID-19). Including coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses. It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories. Authentication by Uni-ID, when accessing from off-campus.
    Limit: no limit as of today
  • CRISPR Journal, The (Mary Ann Liebert)
    New: The CRISPR Journal is the only peer-reviewed publication dedicated to the science and applications of gene editing. Spearheaded by Editor-in-Chief Rodolphe Barrangou, PhD and aided by a diverse and accomplished editorial board, the Journal provides a high-profile forum for cutting-edge international original research papers, as well as a compelling mixture of frontmatter content.
    Limit: 31.12.2021
  • Elsevier Medical Archive Collection (E-Books)
    New: ca. 200 titles in English published until 2020 (focus clinical medicine).
    List of titles: Medical Archive Collection 2020
    The titles are also listed in our online catalogue HEIDI.
    Limit: no limit as of today
  • Elsevier Clinical Medicine and Surgery (E-Books)
    New: ca. 100 titles in English which will be published in 2021 (focus clinical medicine).
    The titles are listed in our online catalogue HEIDI.
    Limit: no limit as of today
  • F.A.Z.-Bibliotheksportal (Remote Access)
    New: Access to the electronic version of Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung (including the archive 49-92) for members of Heidelberg University („Remote Access“).
    Limit: 31.12.2020
  • IOP E-Books
    New: Access to the e-books programme of the Institute of Physics with copyright year 2021. Please note the respective note on the provider page. All titles are also listed in our online catalogue HEIDI.
    Limit: no limit as of today
  • JSTOR Lives of Literature Collection
    New: Access to back files from approx. 100 e-journals. JSTOR's Lives of Literature Collection, which is still under construction, is characterized by scientific journals that deal intensively with writers and texts related to important literary movements. The individual certificates are also documented in the HEIDI online catalog.
    Limit: 30.06.2022
  • Juris Zusatzmodul Jurastudium
    New: Access to textbooks by the publishers C.F. Müller, Otto Schmidt, Erich Schmidt and de Gruyter.
    Limit: 31.12.2021
  • Springer E-Books: Paket Biomedical and Life Sciences
    New: Access to ca. 690 e-books of 2021
    Limit: no limit as of today
  • Springer E-Books: Paket Energy
    New: Access to ca. 160 e-books of 2021
    Limit: no limit as of today
  • SpringerProtocols (Corona-Virus)
    New: The content includes, among other things, the detection of corona viruses in different species, protocols for the development of the vaccine, the understanding of the ultrastructure of viruses for the development of new drugs, etc. Access is free.
    Limit: no limit as of today
  • V&R eLibrary (E-Books)
    New: Access to all e-books by Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht as well as Böhlau for members of Heidelberg University. All titles are also listed in the online catalogue HEIDI nachgewiesen.
    Limit: 31.10.2021
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