Online Research Portals

Here you will find an overview of all of the Online Research Portals at the HWR Berlin.



The HoWeR Research Portal helps you find all of the available media in the HWR Berlin Library.



The library collection is set up in a freely accessible manner by subject area and is opened through the OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) digital user catalogue.


Periodicals and Newspapers

Periodicals can be found in the Library in either digital or print format. You can make use of our convenient HoWeR Research Portal, accessible from anywhere at the click of a button; giving you access to all of the periodicals accessible online within the HWR Berlin. The entire printed periodical collection on the Schöneberg Campus is also documented here. German and international daily and weekly newspapers can also be found in the Schöneberg Campus Library. They are kept for a maximum of one week.


Online databases

The HWR Berlin offers a variety of different databases. Access to these databases requires authentication via the EZPROXY server. Here we give you an overview of the databases licensed for the HWR Berlin. In addition, there are numerous online databases and other freely available services. They can be accessed via the DBIS database information system. In addition to a large number of other libraries you also have access to databases, a service that was acquired with the support of the German Research Foundation (DFG) and its partner institutions.