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)
Book citation index / social science & humanitiesWeb of science
Research area: General / Interdisciplinary, Sociology, Political Science, Economics, Educational Research, Ethnology, Linguistics and Literature Science, History, Art, Philosophy, Law, Science, Psychology, Geography, Information Science Language: English Period: 2005 -The Book Citation Index contains over 40,000 (as per 2013) editorially selected scientific books (online and print editions) published since 2005 in a wide range of disciplines. 10,000 new titles are to be added each year, including volumes published as a series. As a module in the Web of Science Core Collection, the Book Citation Index adds over 13.5 million references to that collection. Among other things, it allows users to search for comprehensive bibliographic information and to display the accurate numbering of citations (in journals, conference papers, and books).
Conference proceedings citation index / social science & humanitiesWeb of science
Research area: General / Interdisciplinary, Educational Research, Ethnology, Geography, History, Information Science, Art, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Law, Religion, Sociology, Linguistics and Literature Science, Economics, Science Language: English Period: 1990 -Covers the proceedings of conferences, symposiums, seminars, workshops, and congresses worldwide. The "Cited Reference Search" tool allows users to identify the conference proceedings that were cited most frequently.
Database, Article database
Research area: Linguistics and Literature Science, Educational Research, History, Geography, Art, Mathematics / Computer Science, Philosophy, Law, Sociology, Economics, Natural Sciences / Technology, General / Interdisciplinary, PsychologyThe joint union catalogue (GVK) is the freely accessible section of the union database K10plus of the GBV and the SWB. The GVK contains over 72.6 million titles with more than 183.0 million proofs of ownership of books, journals, articles, congress reports, microforms, electronic documents, data carriers, music, maps, etc. from approx. 1,110 GBV and SWB libraries. Titles that are only available in SWB libraries are hidden. In addition, the journal references of all subito delivery libraries from Germany and Austria as well as other German university libraries are included.
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: -Science Citation Index Expanded (1995 -) - Social Sciences Citation Index (includes approximately 4,500 social science and economics journals from 55 disciplines, such as psychology, sociology, and anthropology, 1972 -) - Arts & Humanities Citation Index (with references to approximately 2,300 journals in the arts and humanities, 1975 -) - Book Citation Index (with books published, 2005 -) - Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S, conferences, 1990 -) - Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH, conferences, 1990 -) - Current Contents Connect (1998 -) - Data Citation Index (research data, 1900 -) - Derwent Innovations Index (edited patents, 1963 -) - Zoological Records (technical database, 1964 -) - Biosis Citation Index (technical database, 1928 -) - Index Chemicus (with search function for chemical structures, 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).