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.
Fulltext database, Article database
The Times digital archive
- German-wide access provided by the DFG
Research area: General / Interdisciplinary, Educational Research, Ethnology, Geography, History, Art, Medicine / Healthcare, Natural Sciences / Technology, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Law, Religion, Sociology, Linguistics and Literature Science, Economics, Science Language: English Period: 1785 - 1985As a "newspaper documenting everything", the Times from London has been offering authoritative, award-winning coverage since 1785, information on parliamentary debates, critical interpretation of facts, and a unique historical insight into the views of major reporters and editions of the respective epoch. The Times Digital Archive is an unrivaled opportunity to explore the content of one of the most popular and most frequently cited daily newspapers - online and in the respective context of the original edition. Thanks to the full-text search and classification of each article, each issue can be searched through by keywords in the title or article text, author and subject categories. Afterwards, the article can be viewed completely and quickly on the screen as a full text or the whole page on which a requested article appears. In addition, it is possible to watch a certain issue of the newspaper from a particular day and "leaf through" it.
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).