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Bibliographic databases

Search bibliographic databases to quickly obtain a list of the relevant publications on a specific topic. These databases are mostly subject-specific and contain abstracts and bibliographic information of journal articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, etc.

ABI/INFORM

Primarily business and economics (management, finance and banking, accounting, trade, etc.), but includes engineering journals and journals from other fields as well, more than a third of which are available in fulltext. ABI/INFORM Global and Trade&Industry are included in the subscription.

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ABM ArtBibliographies Modern

Contemporary art and photography from the end of the 19th, the 20th and 21st centuries: articles, monographs, dissertations and exhibition catalogs since 1974.

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ACM Digital Library

Information Technology: - ACM Digital Library: all their publications available in full-text (journals, conference reports, newsletters, special interest groups) - The Guide to Computing Literature: references to other - non-ACM - literature including dissertations and technical reports.

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Agricola

Bibliography of the US National Agricultural Library.

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Agris

FAO bibliography of international agricultural literature.

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AHFS Consumer Medication Index

This database is a recognized standard for patient drug information published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. AHFS includes more than 1000 drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers.

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Art & Architecture Source

Database for visual and applied arts, design and architecture. Includes the databases Wilson Art Full-Text and Art Index Retrospective as well as 750 journals in full-text, references and abstracts from renowned international journals (USA, UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Holland), 220 e-books and 63'000 images.

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Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Architecture, history of architecture, protection of historical monuments, interior architecture, landscape architecture, furniture and interior design, urban planning and development.

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BDSL Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft

German linguistics and literature. Access for FHNW, PHZH, ZHAW.

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BDSP Banque de données en santé publique

Database of the French Ecole des hautes études en santé publique. Information service for people employed in the health and social work fields.

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Berg Fashion Library

Articles and images on fashion from the beginnings until today. Contains images from the V&A Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the "Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion", ca. 90 e-books as well as references to journal articles and other documents. Access limited to one simultaneous user.

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BLLDB Bibliography of Linguistic Literature DataBase

International literature and linguistics. Access for FHNW, PHZH, ZHAW.

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Business Source Premier

This database (business, marketing, management, finance, economics) contains bibliographic references plus 2'200 full-text journals as well market research, industry and country reports.

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CAB Abstracts

Agriculture and forestry, chemistry, nutrition, food technology and science, medicinal plants and pharmacology, biotechnology, environmental sciences, tourism, etc.

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CINAHL Complete

Nursing and related health professions; biomedical sciences, healthcare. Contains more than 1'300 journals in full-text.

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Classical Scores Library (Vol. 1-4)

Contains the most important classical musical scores, manuscripts and previously unpublished material. Access also via Music Online.

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Cochrane Library

Cochrane reviews contain combined results of the best medical research studies (evidence-based health care).

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DAAI Design and Applied Arts Index

Bibliographic database from 1973 on new designers and the development of design in the following areas: ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, metals, textiles and fashion, furniture, interior design, architecture, web design, computer graphics, animation, product and industrial design, landscape architecture.

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EBSCO (interface)

Search interface for all licensed EBSCO databases: Art & Architecture Source, Business Source Premier, CINAHL Complete, GreenFile, RILM, LISTA, Teacher Reference Center.

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EconLit

Electronic bibliography of the American Economic Association (AEA): ecnomic theories, production, country studies, trade, social indicators, etc.

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ERIC (Ovid)

Documents on educational science of the Education Resources Information Center (US Department of Education).

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ERIC (Proquest)

Documents on educational science of the Education Resources Information Center (US Department of Education).

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Factiva

Newspapers and magazines worldwide, including several Swiss publications, as well as company information and press photographs. Alerts are not possible.

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FIAF

Abstracts from 300 film journals since 1972, brief information on 22'000 silent movies, a bibliography of the publications of the members of FIAF (International Federation of Film Archives) and an international directory of film and TV documentation collections.

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FIS Bildung

FIS Bildung is a database with bibliographic references mainly from German-language journals. Almost 30 German, Austrian and Swiss partners contribute to the database, the effort is coordinated by the Deutsche Institut für Internationale Pädagogische Forschung (DIPF).

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FSTA Food Science & Technology

Database with references from more than 4'600 publications in the field of food science and technology as well as nutrition from 1969. Acces for BFH, ZHAW.

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GreenFILE

GreenFILE contains information on the impact of humans on the environment. The following topics are covered: global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, etc.

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IBA - pre-2008

The pre-2009 BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art) references are not included in IBA. They can be searched in this database.

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IBA International Bibliography of Art

Applied art, architectural and art history, museum studies and conservation; bibliographic references from 2008. IBA is the successor of BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art).

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IBSS International Bibliography of the Social Sciences

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences of the London School of Economics: Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology.

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Index suisse de l'environnement

This database lists several hundred of public and private Swiss institutions active in the environmental area.

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Inspec

Published by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE): Physics, Electronics, Information Technology, Control and Mechanical Engineering as well as interdisciplinary fields such as Nanotechnology, Geophysics, Biomedical and Material Sciences. References from IEEE, SPIE, commercial editors and government agencies.

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Journal Citation Reports

Provides information on academic journals, such as the impact factor, as a measure to assess the significance of a publication.

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Knovel

Fundamentals for engineers (handbooks, reference works) and interactive tools for calculation (equations, tables, graphs, unit converter) in the fields of

  • Engineering (general, mechanical, manufacturing, civil)
  • Construction materials
  • Composites
  • Nondestructive testing & evaluation
  • Sustainable energy
  • Project administration

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Landolt-Börnstein

Landolt-Börnstein is included in SpringerMaterials. For more information, see SpringerMaterials.

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LISA

"Library and Information Sciences Abstracts": more than 400 library and information sciences journals referenced from 1969.

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LISTA

"Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts": Database for library and information sciences. References from more than 580 journals, books and conference reports from the mid-1960s.

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LLBA Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

Bibliographic references from 1973 to journal articles, book chapters and theses in linguistics: phonetics, phonology, semantics, morphology, syntax, etc.

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MathSciNet

Reviews, abstracts and bibliographical information for much of the mathematical sciences literature from 1941. Access for FHO, ZFH.

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Medline (Ovid)

Database of the National Library of Medicine (USA): clinical medicine, anatomy and physiology, dentistry, pharmacology and pharmaceutics, psychiatry and psychology, healthcare.

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Medline (ProQuest)

Database of the National Library of Medicine (USA): clinical medicine, anatomy and physiology, dentistry, pharmacology and pharmaceutics, psychiatry and psychology, healthcare.

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Medline (Web of Science)

Database of the National Library of Medicine (USA): clinical medicine, anatomy and physiology, dentistry, pharmacology and pharmaceutics, psychiatry and psychology, healthcare.

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MiDIRS

Formerly known as "Maternity & Infant Care" this database for midwives references approx. 550 journals as well as grey literature. Can be accessed by BFH, HECVSanté, HEdS-Ge, ZHAW; 3 simultaneous users.

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MLA International Bibliography

International literature, linguistics, folklore and languages.

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Music Online

This collection of music sources includes music scores and audio databases. Music scores: Classical Scores Library, Vol. 1, 2 + 3 Audio databases: American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music, Popular Music, Jazz Music Library, Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

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NCJRS

US Department of Justice: criminal law and criminology.

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Nexis deutsche Suchoberfläche

Swiss and international newspapers and magazines (e.g. Tages-Anzeiger, Handelszeitung, Le Temps, Le Monde, New York Times) as well as country and company information.

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Nexis interface française

Swiss and international newspapers and magazines (e.g. Tages-Anzeiger, Handelszeitung, Le Temps, Le Monde, New York Times) as well as country and company information.

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NZZ (via Genios)

Archive of the NZZ and NZZ Folio from 1993 to the present and the NZZ am Sonntag from 2002 to the present.

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Ovid (search interface)

Search interface for all licensed Ovid databases.

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Oxford Bibliographies Online: Social Work

The Social Work bibliography covers the literature on new developments in this area. The bibliography will be extended continuously.

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PEDro

Database of the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy of the University of Sydney, Australia.

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PILOTS

PILOTS (Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress)contains bibliographic references to journals, books, brochures and technical reports on PTSD and its consequences. Sponsor: US Dept. of Veteran Affairs.

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ProQuest (search interface)

Search interface for all licensed ProQuest databases: ABI Inform, ABM, Avery, DAAI, Dissertations & Theses, EconLit, ERIC, FIAF, IBA, IBSS, LISA, LLBA, Medline, MLA, NCJRS, PILOTS, Sociological Abstracts.

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PsycInfo

Psychology and related fields of interest: psychiatry, medical care, sociology, economics.

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Psyndex

Tests: used in the fields of psychology and education in German-speaking countries. Lit & AV (Literature and Audiovisual Media database): bibliographical information on publications in psychology by authors in German-speaking countries.

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PubMed

Contains the references of biomedical literature in Medline as well as life sciences journals and e-books. Free resource published by the US NIH (National Institutes of Health).

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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

Most extensive bibliography of musical literature worldwide with references from more than 5'200 journals and other sources from 1967 to the present.

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RISM International Inventory of Musical Sources

Documentation of musical manuscripts since 1600, mostly 1600-1850.

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RSC ChemSpider

Free chemical structure database - searchable by chemical name or chemical structure.

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RSC Gold

31 current journals, 2 magazines, the journal archive as well as 6 databases of the Royal Society of Chemistry. 

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RSC Gold - Analytical Abstracts

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RSC Gold - Chemical Hazards in Industry

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RSC Gold - Laboratory Hazards Bulletin

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RSC Gold - Natural Product Updates

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RSC Gold - Synthetic Reaction Updates

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RSWBPlus

RSWBPlus contains the German database RSWB and the international database ICONDA. Acess for HSLU, FHNW, HSR.

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Saphir

Public health database (politics and economics of health, work safety, prevention and promotion of health, hospital management, etc.) compiled by several Swiss health libraries.

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Social Services Abstracts

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Sociological Abstracts

Social sciences, sociology and social work. Bibliographic references from 1952 to the present. Also includes Social Services Abstracts.

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SpringerMaterials

Landolt-Börnstein database with data and fonctions in physics, chemistry, engineering and material sciences. Contains documents and experimental data for 290'000 substances.
Options for searching by substance, property or keyword .

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SRMO SAGE Research Methods Online

Information on research methods in the social sciences derived from books, reference works, dictionaries, journals and videos. Taxonomy or methods map helps visualize the relationship between methods. Now includes cases, i.e. illustrations of how methods are applied in actual studies.

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Teacher Reference Center

Reference database for education (assessment, best practice, continuing education, pedagogical research, curriculum developement, instructional media, literacy standards, school administration, teacher education).

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Ulrich's

Worldwide directory of available journals, series, yearbooks and newspapers.

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Web of Science

Multidispiplinary database including:

  • Science Citation Index
  • Social Science Citation Index (with economics)
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (with architecture)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index: - Science - Social Sciences & Humanities

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WISO

References to articles in the German language on sociology, social work, business and economics, political science. WISO Wirtschaftswissenschaften contains approx. 300 magazines and 1'600 e-books in full-text.

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WISO Technik

ESTEC, CEABA, HOLZ, FOGRA and INFODATA as well as 130 e-books. Access for FHO.

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Wti TEMA FHNW

Access for FHNW to TEMA.

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Wti TEMA FHO

Acces for FHO to TEMA (except HTW Chur, that uses a separate access link).

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Wti TEMA HSLU

Access to TEMA for the HSLU.

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Wti TEMA ZFH

Access to TEMA, ESTEC and CEABA.

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Zentralblatt für Mathematik

Pure and applied mathematics (mechanics, physics, economics, biology, chemistry, information technology, communications, operations research, statistics, etc.)

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