Free access to e-resources

Due to the Corona pandemic and the resulting increase in demand for electronic information resources, the library has expanded its digital offerings.
This includes access to the following e-resources:

You can find and access the documents in Katalog PLUS.
Available for HSRW members only.

Bloomsbury
Until 31.12.2023 there is access to the Bloomsbury Collections with approx. 14,000 titles from the entire publishing portfolio. Subject specialisations are: Social Sciences, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Linguistics and History.
This e-resource is part of the E-Books.NRW initiative funded by the MKW NRW.

C.H. BECK
Until 31.12.2023 there is access to the Beck eLibrary with approx. 1500 titles of the series Sachbuch Wissenschaft. Subject areas are: Politics, economics, society, history, literature and musicology.
This e-resource is part of the E-Books.NRW initiative funded by the MKW NRW.

De Gruyter
Until 31.12.2023 there is access to all e-books (around 85,000) published by De Gruyter and its imprints Birkhäuser, De Gruyter Akademie Forschung, De Gruyter Mouton, De Gruyter Oldenbourg and De Gruyter Saur. In addition, e-books from the following publisher partners are included: Academic Studies Press, Columbia University Press, Princeton University Press, transcript Verlag, and many more.
This e-resource is part of the E-Books.NRW initiative funded by the MKW NRW.

EBSCO
Access to the EBSCO eBook Psychology Collection is available until 31.12.2021.

HANSER
Until 31.12.2023 there is access to the HANSER eLibrary with approx. 2000 titles from the entire publishing portfolio. The main subject areas are: Technology, IT, construction, mechanical engineering, mathematics and natural sciences, quality management, business.
This e-resource is part of the E-Books.NRW initiative funded by the MKW NRW.

Preselect
Around 25,000 e-books via the Preselect platform. Media from the fields of humanities, education, social work, business from the publishing houses Kohlhammer, Beltz, WBG, Haufe Lexware, Suhrkamp and many more are included.
This e-resource is part of the E-Books.NRW initiative funded by the MKW NRW.

ProQuest
The two ProQuest eBook packages "Academic Complete" and "University Press Collection" are available until 31.12.2021. Included are almost 220,000 eBooks from established academic publishers covering different subject areas.

R&W Online
A trial access to the legal database R&W Online is available until 30.09.2021. Included are 20 journals and over 300 eBooks on various legal areas.

Wiley
Until 31.12.2023 there is access to the Wiley Online Library with approx. 22,000 titles from all subject areas.
This e-resource is part of the E-Books.NRW initiative funded by the MKW NRW.

 

Due to the global corona pandemic, some publishers are temporarily making e-journals, e-books and database content available for free:

APA American Psychological Association
Free online seventh edition style and grammar guidelines.

 

 

Currently freely accessible resources on COVID-19 can be found here.

Published: 27. August 2021.

Please contact us for suggestions and enquiries: digitaleinhalte@hochschule-rhein-waal.de.