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)
Database, Article database
Physical education indexProquest Sozialwissenschaften
- German-wide access provided by the DFG
Research area: Sociology, Educational Research, Medicine / Healthcare Language: EnglishThe database indexes journal essays, reports, congress reports, and other kinds of literature on all areas of sports sciences, including sports medicine and sports sociology. It also has abstracts dating back to 2001.
Research area: Medicine / Healthcare, Sociology, Psychology Language: English Period: 1806 -PsycINFO (American Psychological Association) covers the international literature in all areas of psychology and in related fields of medicine, psychiatry, of nursing care, sociology, pedagogics, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, economic and legal sciences. Sources include approx. 2,000 journals, books, dissertations, and technical reports via platform Ovid. Bibliographic information, indexing terms, and abstracts are searchable.
Database, Article database
- free access
Research area: Medicine / Healthcare, Sociology, Psychology Language: German, EnglishPSYNDEX covers German and English publications from authors in the German-speaking countries from all areas of psychology and related behavioral and social sciences such as psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, sociology, education, philosophy, sports, criminology, linguistics, and applied economics. Also included are audiovisual media as well as psychological, psychiatric, and educational tests developed or in use in the German-speaking countries (including published and nonpublished tests, adaptations of American, English and other-language tests, informal research instruments). Sources include approximately 540 journals, books, chapters, reports, and dissertations. Bibliographic information, indexing terms, and abstracts are searchable in German and English.
- free access
Research area: Psychology, Medicine / Healthcare, SociologyPubPsych is a free information retrieval system for psychological resources. It offers a comprehensive and balanced selection of resources from a growing number of international databases with a European focus, covering the needs of academic and professional psychologists. Includes: PSYNDEX, PASCAL, ISOC-Psicologia, MEDLINE, ERIC, NARCIS, NORART, PsychOpen, PsychData About PubPsych: https://pubpsych.zpid.de/pubpsych/about.jsp
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).