Searching printed and electronic journals in Primo:
Searching journal articles:
You will find books, journals and other media in our holdings as well as reserved collections, contents from the libraries’ website, the university bibliography and also numerous articles from a lot of other sources.
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Interdisciplinary and subject-specific databases are available in the Digital Library.
In the result lists, the button will forward you to ...
- the full text article (if available!),
- the printed edition of the periodical in which the article is published (if available!),
- the possibility to place an interlibrary loan order in case the article is not availabe in one of our printed or electronic journals.
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The Digital Library offers various search profiles. You can select different databases either in the interdisciplinary profile "Journal articles" or in more subject-specific profiles.
The search profiles can be chosen from the navigation menü on the left ("DATABASE SELECTIONS").
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How many journals are available online?
You have access to approximately 36.000 licensed electronic periodicals and app. 60.000 free journals.
How do I order articles?
Electronic journals and newspapers are not available via interlibrary loan.
How many printed journals are available?
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.
Where do I find printed journals?
You can find printed journals in all branch libraries.
Journals are not lendable with a few exceptions.