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E-book Publications offered by Dortmund University Library

  • You can search the contents of e-books using the full-text search. You can save single chapters only for personal use, observing the copyright.
  • In addition to e-book packages we have licenced single titles from different publishers: dictionaries, encyclopaedias and reference books.
  • Our E-Books: FAQ
  • E-books licenced nationally by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (and provided by Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich) can be accessed within Germany. Residents of the Federal Republic of Germany can register for access free of charge, should they do not have access via any academic library (except Elsevier e-books).
Publisher / E-book Platform: Terms of Use
ACM
  • contents: e-book collection I of the Association of Computing and Machinery
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
ACM Digital Library
  • contents: journals and proceedings of the Association of Computing and Machinery
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: no records in catalogue plus
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
AIP
  • contents: e-book collection I of the American Institute of Physics
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • contents: all e-books of the "Symposium Series" and "Advances in Chemistry" until 30 September 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Beck eLibrary
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Beck-online
  • contents: university module book and journal titles and from the field NomosOnline Bundesrecht
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading: none
  • email/printing: current segment
Beltz Digitale Bibliothek
Bloomsbury Collections
  • Inhalt: titles from humanities
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Brill
  • contents: access to the e-book collections Brill Humanties & Social Sciences, Schöningh, Fink und Mentis (SFM) Sozialwissenschaften, SFM Geschichte, SFM Religion, SFM Literatur-und Kulturwissenschaften until 31 December 2022
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Brill
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Brill-Nijhoff
  • contents: the International Law and Human Rights/Humanitarian Law collections from 2006-2008
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Cambridge Core
  • contents: access to all e-books of Cambridge University Press except textbooks until 31 October 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Cambridge Core
  • contents: until 31 October 2023 access to Cambridge Histories
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Cambridge University Press
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: textbooks and teaching materials can be used by up to six users simultaneously
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Campus
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from Home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Content-Select
  • contents: access to all e-books from Beltz, Campus, Herder, Klett-Cotta, Kohlhammer, oekom, Suhrkamp, WBG, dpunkt, O’Reilly et al until 31 December 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from Home
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
CRC Press
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
Cuvillier
  • contents: publications from humanities, natural sciences and engineering
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
De Gruyter
  • contents: access to all de Gruyter e-books (imprints und various partner publishers) until 31 December 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from Home
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
De Gruyter online
Digital SAP Library / Espresso Tutorials
  • contents: e-books and learning videos on business science topics and SAP
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading: only while accessing via iOS or Android app
  • printing: only single pages
Directory of Open Access Books
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • open access
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
dpunkt
  • contents: programming package
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Duncker & Humblot
  • contents: access to all Duncker & Humblot until 31 December 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Duncker & Humblot
Early English Books
  • contents: 125.000 digitisations from the publisher Chadwyck (humanities as well as some natural sciences)
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: page by page
  • please note: no records in catalogue plus
EBSCOhost eBook Collection
  • Contents: 1.000 e-books on the following subjects:
    • business and economics
    • science and engineering
    • social and behavioral sciences
    • humanities
    • area studies
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: up to 100 pages
  • please note: registered institutions and users can access 3.400 e-books on all subjects free of charge (provided by national licences)
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Editoria Italiana Online Monographs
  • contents: publications from well-known Italian science publishers (humanities and cultural sciences)
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
  • please note: no records in catalogue plus
Edward Elgar E-Book Archive
  • contents: e-books from the field economics
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: no records in catalogue plus - licenced nationally
Elsevier
  • contents: access to the complete ebook collection until 30 April 2024
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Elsevier - ScienceDirect
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Elsevier e-books
Emerald
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Emerald Business, Management and Economics eBook Collection Archive 1991 - 2016
  • contents: e-books from the field economics
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: no records in catalogue plus - licenced nationally
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
ESVcampus
  • contents: economics and law as well as the philology package
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Hanser eLibrary
  • contents: access to all e-books until 31 December 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Hanser eLibrary
  • contents: the packages Electrical Engineering 2014 and Computer Sciences 2014 and 2015 in addition to various titles on other subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Harri Deutsch Databases
Hauffe / Schäffer-Poeschel
  • contents: e-books from the field economics
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Herder
  • contents: e-book package 'Novelties 2013/2014'
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
HERDT Campus
  • contents: Herdt 'All you can read' - approx. 800 e-books from the field computer sciences
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
Hogrefe
  • contents: titles from the fields of psychology, health sciences and nursing
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
IEEE Digital Library
  • contents: all e-books from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: no records in catalogue plus except proceedings (until 2013 inclusive)
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
IEEE Wiley Telecommunications eBooks Library
  • contents: titles from the telecommunications sector
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
IGI Global Information Science & Technology
  • contents: national consortium IGI Global Information Science & Technology (2014-2017)
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
IGI Global E-Books
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
IGI Global E-Books
  • contents: access to all e-books with publication year 2020 to 2022 until 31 December 2022
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
IOP
  • contents: e-books from the collections 'IOP Concise Physics' and 'IOP Expanding Physics'
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
John Benjamins
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Karger eBooks Collection
  • contents: 492 biomedical e-books (1997-2009)
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Knowledge Unlatched
  • contents: e-books from humanities and social sciences
  • access: open access via oapen (online library and publication platform)
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
Kohlhammer
  • contents: e-book package 'Psychology 2015'
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Peter Lang
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
LinkedIn
  • contents: package LinkedIn Learning: approx. 19.000 video tutorials
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Felix Meiner
  • contents: titles from humanities
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Meiner eLibrary
  • contents: access to all e-books until 31 December 2022
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
MIT Press eBooks Library
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Mohr-Siebeck
  • contents: single titles on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Morgan & Claypool Subject Collection
  • contents: e-books from the field computer sciences
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
Narr, Francke, Attempto
  • contents: e-book package 'Linguistics 2014'
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Nomos eLibrary
  • contents: access to all e-books until 31 December 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Nomos eLibrary
Now Foundation & Trends Technology eBooks Library
  • contents: titles from engineering and computer sciences
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
OECD-iLibrary
  • contents: over 40 statistical databases, studies sorted by topic, journals and serials on a regular basis, approx. 2.000 e-books and reports from 1998 on; increase of about 150 to 200 new titles every year
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
O'Reilly
  • contents: packages "Data Science and Deep Learning" and "Programming"
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Oxford University Press
  • contents: all e-books (excluding handbooks) until 31 Oktober 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Oxford University Press
  • contents: titles from various subject fields
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Packt Publishing
  • contents: e-books from the field computer science
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Pearson
  • contents: titles from various subject fields
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Pearson
  • contents: access to 230 E-Books until 31 March 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
ProQuest Ebook Central
  • contents: as an aggregator, Ebook Central provides access to over 2.000 titles from various publishers - e-book packages
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: limited to 40% per session; existing restrictions are listed under the title
  • please note: single user licence
Religion & Theologie des 16.-19. Jahrhunderts
  • contents: 918 titles from the field religion (Benediktinerinnenabtei St. Walburg in Eichstätt)
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
  • please note: licenced nationally
Routledge Handbooks online
  • content: Collection Business and Economics 2018, Handbooks from the field economics
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Royal Society of Chemistry
  • contents: over 900 titles
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Sage
  • contents: all e-books accessible until 31 December 2022
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Sage
  • contents: major reference works on different subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics)
  • contents: all e-books until 2021
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Springer E-book Packages
Franz Steiner
Taylor & Francis
  • contents: access to all e-books with publication year 2020 to 2022 until 31 December 2022
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Taylor & Francis
  • contents: e-books from the fields music, philosophy, economics, politics, civil engineering and architecture
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
University of California Press
  • contents: all e-books accessible until 31 August 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
UTB-scholars-e-library
  • contents: all e-books accessible until 31 December 2022
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
UTB-scholars-e-library
  • contents: mainly humanities, social sciences and economics e-books from the publishers
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
UTB studi-e-books
  • contents: all e-books accessible until 31 December 2022
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
UTB studi-e-books
Vahlen eLibrary
  • contents: textbooks and practical books from various subject fields:
    • accounting, balance, taxes
    • corporate governance, organization, management
    • cost accounting and controlling
    • general business economics
    • investment and finance
    • law for economists
    • macroeconomics
    • marketing and trade
    • mathematics for economists
    • personal management
    • production and logistics
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
V&R eLibrary
  • contents: the following Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht packages have been licenced:
    • Schriften des Sigmund-Freud-Instituts, Reihe 1: Klinische Psychoanalyse: Depression 2014
    • Angewandte Psychologie Erwachsene 2014
    • Angewandte Psychologie Kinder 2014
    • Kritisch-Exegetischer Kommentar über das Neue Testament 2014
    • Grundrisse zum Alten und zum Neuen Testament 2014
    • Neues Testament Deutsch 2. Neubearbeitung 2014
    • Neue Studien zur Philosophie 2014
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
VDI Verlag
  • contents: all e-books accessible until 31 December 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Vogel Buchverlag
  • contents: 2 subject packages: 'Construction', 'Sanitary and Mechanical engineering'
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Waxmann
WBG (Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft)
  • contents: titles from various subject fields
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Wiley Online Library
  • contents: all e-books accessible until 31 December 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Wiley Online Library
  • contents: titles from various subject fields
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Wiley Online Library
  • contents: various titles from computer sciences, statistics, technology and chemistry / chemical engineering; Ernst & Sohn e-books also included
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Wiso-net-Books
  • contents: e-books on economics and social sciences
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
World Bank E-Library Archive
  • contents: titles until publication year 2017 from the fields economics, social sciences and politics, 3.000 e-books in addition to electronic journals and working papers
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: complete e-book when required
  • please note: licenced nationally
World Scientific
  • contents: 70 e-books of different fields
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
World Scientific
  • contents: computer science collections 2013 and 2014, certain titles on other technical subjects
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible
Yale University Press
  • contents: all e-books accessible until 31 August 2023
  • access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • please note: access via Shibboleth possible