Online databases

Numerous online databases and other freely accessible services can be accessed via the Database Information System (DBIS) interface.

These include access to databases acquired with the support of the German Research Foundation (DFG) and its partner institutions. DBIS also provides an overview of the database offering of a number of German-language libraries.

Database
Content
Location/Access
Law Database: Judgments, comments and papers, manuals, forms and Contract templates. Full text versions of current case law, monthly updated about 4,500 full texts and trade news
Access without restrictions within the campus network of HWR-Berlin / outside the campus network via 2Factor authentication at beck-online
Over 3,500 full-text journals, of which over 2,000 are peer-reviewed plus 60,000 videos from the Associated Press news agency. Also case studies, company profiles, SWOT analysis, e-books, market analysis and financial articles and scientific journals.
Access via EZPROXY with library identification.
The primary aim of DOAB is to increase traceability of Open Access books. The directory is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in Open Access and should contain as many books as possible, provided that these publications are in Open Access and meet academic standards.
Open Access
More than 5,000 journals, of which more than 2,000 can be read in their full text version, searchable by article.
Open Access
EconLit, the American Economic Association’s electronic database, contains more than 1,010,900 data records for literature dated from 1969 to the present day. EconLit covers virtually all economic subject areas and adjacent areas with references to relevant documents. It also features leading key journals and books (e-books) in full text format, which do not form part of Business Source Complete, including among others the Handbook of World Trade.
Access via EZPROXY with library identification.
The Entrepreneurial Studies Source database provides the latest insights into topics of general importance to entrepreneurs and of particular importance to small businesses. This resource provides users with the full text version of more than 125 key academic journals, 135 reference works and manuals, case studies, thousands of corporate profiles and more than 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Series and Vator.TV.
Access via EZPROXY with library identification.
Economic and consumer data for market research purposes for up to 210 countries, subjects including among others * Marketing * Branding * International Business * Economics * Logistics * Tourism and Travel * Engineering
Access via EZPROXY with library identification.
The Gabler Wirtschaftslexikon, published by the company Springer-Gabler, has been regarded as a classic among economic literature for more than 50 years. The works have been freely available online with an extended service offering since 2009. The freely accessible expert knowledge includes 25,000 keywords - written by 180 accredited experts and editorially reviewed on an ongoing basis.
Free Access
Database featuring documents related to environmental protection and environmental technology.
Access via EZPROXY with library identification.
The extensive law database Juris contains law texts. The following products are available through the university license:
- Deutsches Gesetzesportal
- Fachportal öffentliche Verwaltung Hochschulen
- Staudinger Online
- juris Spectrum Hochschulen
- juris Zusatzmodul Hochschulen
Access without restrictions within the campus network of HWR-Berlin / outside the campus network Password access for professors and senior academic staff of HWR-Berlin. Please send your request to hsb.cs@hwr-berlin.de
Kanopy offers its services to educational institutions and provides access to approximately 14,000 films, documentaries, series and instructional videos, primarily in English, covering a wide range of topics. Kanopy works directly with filmmakers and film distributors to provide such. a. Material from the Media Education Foundation, from PBS and the BBC. For licensing reasons, some titles are only released for users from North America, including most of the feature films from the well-known Criterion Collection. Alternatively, English-language subtitles can be displayed for the films, which are available in a predominantly good quality. After a free registration with the provider, favorite lists or sections can be created and shared via social networks such as Facebook or Twitter.
Access without restriction within the campus network of the HWR Berlin / outside via EZPROXY with library identification.
Website of the Kommunale Gemeinschaftsstelle für Verwaltungsmanagement (KGSt), the local government association for public administrators regarding local authority management. The knowledge database contains a variety of documents (statements, expert opinions, manuals, materials, reports and position papers) regarding local authority management issues.
Password access for professors and senior academic staff at the HWR Berlin. Personal access provided by registering using your official HWR email address as the “user name”. By registering, you hereby acknowledge the General Terms and Conditions of Business of the KGSt, resulting in the establishment of a contract between you and the KGSt - as opposed to between the HWR Berlin and the KGSt.
Information science database with documents from the fields of library science, documentation science, online retrieval and information competence
Access via EZPROXY with library identification.
Macrobond
Economic, monetary, financial and fiscal statistics. Reference framework: EU, US, emerging economies.
Single-user access in the library on Campus Schöneberg for university members. Please ask for log-in-data at the information desk.
The MPIL is an extensive work on international law, the Max Planck Encyclopaedia of Public International Law and the Max Planck Encyclopaedia of International Procedural Law encloses.
Access without restrictions within the campus network of the HWR Berlin / outside via EZPROXY with library identification
Jurisprudence, administrative instructions, laws and regulations, specialised press, commentaries and working aids in the field of tax law, including subject-related labour law, social law, civil law, criminal law and commercial and corporate law.
Access without restriction within the campus network of the HWR Berlin / outside via VPN
OECD iLibrary is the online publication portal of the "Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development" (OECD). It contains all publications and data records issued since 1998. It also includes electronic resources for the following organisations: International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).
Access via EZPROXY with library identification.
Open Dissertations is a freely accessible database of EBSCOhost with worldwide evidence of over 800,000 electronic dissertations from all disciplines in terms of Open Access.
Free Access
The institutional publication server of HWR Berlin includes the university’s theses and scientific publications from members of the university. If you want to upload your work or have any queries, please contact hsb.cs@hwr-berlin.de
Access without restriction within the campus network of the HWR Berlin / outside via VPN
Psychology and psychological aspects from the following disciplines: Medicine, Psychiatry, Healthcare, Sociology, Education, Pharmacy, Physiology, Linguistics, Anthropology, Law, Business Management
Access via EZPROXY with library identification.
Full-text-database with regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources
Access via EZPROXY with library identification.
SpringerLink provides full-text access to over 2500 archived and current Online magazines and eBooks from various areas of science.
Access via EZPROXY with library identification.
Statistics website with more than 1 million statistics on sectors, companies and current issues arising from numerous studies and current surveys.
Access via EZPROXY with library identification.
Website for entrepreneurs and / or executive management, Law, Accounting, Tax, Personnel, Marketing & Sales and International
Access without restriction within the campus network of the HWR Berlin / outside via VPN
Database for Economics and Social Sciences: 8 million full texts from 450 journals. 14 million literature references, 146 million full texts from daily and weekly press, 67 million pieces of corporate information via 6,000 e-books from different publishers.
Access via EZPROXY with library identification.