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Electronic journals

Printed journals

You have access to approximately 36.000 licensed electronic periodicals and app. 60.000 free journals.

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Numerous scientific journals are available online via

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Approximately 1750 journals are currently available in printed versions. Numerous daily and weekly newspapers are also in stock, some older editions are available on microfilm or mirofiche.

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How do I search for electronic journals?

Search Primofor online journals licensed in Duisburg-Essen.

Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek (EZB)Online journals nationwide:
Electronic Journals Library (EZB)

How do I search for printed journals?

Search Primo for journals available in Duisburg or Essen.

Zeitschriftendatenbank (ZDB)
Journals nationwide:
Database for Serial Titles (ZDB)

How can I access a full text online?

Students and University members have online access to licensed journals. External users can use the PCs in the branch libraries to access journals online.

Where do I find printed journals?

You can find printed journals in all branch libraries.
Journals are not lendable.

What do I need?

University members can access all licensed services and products without limitations by using a VPN.

What do I need do know?

Please note the following details:

How do I order articles?

Electronic journals and newspapers are not available via interlibrary loan.

How do I order articles?

  • Articles which are only available on the other campus or in closed stockrooms can be ordered via internal article delivery service by UDE staff members and students.
  • Articles which are not or only partly available in Duisburg or Essen can be ordered via interlibrary loan.