Here you can find databases licensed for the WZB and other electronic
For information on WZB licensed and freely accessible databases please visit DBIS, the "Database Information System" of the University Library of Regensburg. Information on DBIS holdings in general can be found here. (german only)
Portal, Article database, Article database, Database
- free access
Research area: EconomicsEconBiz is the virtual reference library for economics. A metasearch offers access to relevant information from Internet sources, full-texts, electronic periodicals, papers, and calendars of events.
Portal, Database, Article database, Article database
Research area: Sociology, Educational Research, Political Science, EconomicsSowiport ceased at the end of 2017 It is possible to search bibliographic information in the databases included directly: SSOAR Social Science Open Access Repository SOLIS Sozialwissenschaftliches Literaturinformationssystem (included in wiso sozialwissenschaften until 2017) SOFIS Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinformationssystem (included in wiso sozialwissenschaften until 2017) GeroLit DZA DZI SoLit FES Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Katalog FIS Bildung LitDokAB Literaturdatenbank Arbeitsmarktforschung (included in solis until 2017) WAO World Affairs Online (included in wiso sozialwissenschaften)
Database, Article database, Article database, Portal
Web of science
Research area: General / Interdisciplinary, Sociology, Political Science, Linguistics and Literature Science, Educational Research, History, Art, Mathematics / Computer Science, Philosophy, Law, Economics, Natural Sciences / Technology, Ethnology, Science, Geography, Medicine / Healthcare, Psychology Period: 1972 -Web of Science (WoS) is an extensive, multidisciplinary, bibliographical database with references to contributions in journals, books, proceedings, and other sources in the social sciences, the arts and humanities, natural science, and engineering. The WZB has licensed the following ancillary data banks: - Social Sciences Citation Index (includes approximately 4,500 social science and economics journals from 55 disciplines, such as psychology, sociology, and anthropology as of 1972) - Arts & Humanities Citation Index (with references to approximately 2,300 journals in the arts and humanities as of 1975) - Book Citation Index (with books published as of 2005) - Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S, conferences as of 1990) - Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH, conferences as of 1990) - Current Contents Connect (as of 1998) - Data Citation Index (research data, as of 1900) - Derwent Innovations Index (edited patents, as of 1963) - Zoological Records (technical database, as of 1964) - Biosis Citation Index (technical database, as of 1928) - Index Chemicus (with search function for chemical structures, as of 1993) - Current Chemical Reactions (technical database, 1985) Another special feature of the WoS is that it lists each document's sources (cited references) and gives their citation frequency (times cited).