Here you can find databases licensed for the WZB and other electronic
For information on WZB licensed and freely accessible databases please visit DBIS, the "Database Information System" of the University Library of Regensburg. Information on DBIS holdings in general can be found here. (german only)
Portal, Newspaper database, Fulltext database
- Free overview search, fee-based fulltexts
Research area: General / Interdisciplinary, Political Science, Sociology Period: 1983 -The information offered by Genios encompasses more than 1,300 databases, 340 daily and weekly newspapers, 140 million details about businesses, 800 professional journals, 20,000 e-books, 270,000 market studies, and 3 million details about individuals.
Portal, Fulltext database, Research data
GESIS- Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
- free access
Research area: Political Science, SociologyThe GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences focuses its research services on the digital, preferably free, availability and reusability of publications (Open Access) and research data (Open Data) and related information. The GESIS search offers information on social science research data and Open Access publications. The results can be filtered by the following categories: Research Data (including SowiDataNet and DBK-database), Questions & Variables, Instruments & Tools, Publications (including SSOAR. Solis and Sofis), GESIS Library and GESIS web pages. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)
Portal, Fulltext database, Database
Fachportal International Beziehungen und Länderkunde
- free access
Research area: Political Science, Economics, Geography Period: 1974 -IREON offers literature references, full texts, and international treaties on topics relating to foreign policy, security policy, questions of international cooperation on economic and development policy, topics of European policy and transatlantic matters, regional and country-specific issues throughout the world, cultural policy abroad, the climate, the environment, and energy.
Access: Research area: Political SciencePollux is a specialized information service for political science. The service is DFG-funded and is provided by the Bremen State and University Library and Gesis Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences. Research is free of charge and freely accessible. In order to be able to save search results, you must be logged in with at least the account type "Standard user". In order to be able to use licensed content via POLLUX, a political scientist must work at a university or non-commercial research institution in Germany or be a member of a German political science association (DVPW, DGfP). In order to access the licensed content, you must register once with the account type "Political Scientist" https://www.pollux-fid.de/signup. Registered political scientists have access to, among other things, the following information: Factiva, New Publications of the Publishers Barbara Budrich, Berghahn Books, Cambridge University Press, Metropolis, Nomos,Oxford University Press, Pluto Press, Verso Books, Zed Books.
Research area: Sociology, Political Science, Geography, Law, Economics, Educational Research, Medicine / Healthcare, Psychology Language: English
Database, Article database, Portal
Web of science
Research area: General / Interdisciplinary, Sociology, Political Science, Linguistics and Literature Science, Educational Research, History, Art, Mathematics / Computer Science, Philosophy, Law, Economics, Natural Sciences / Technology, Ethnology, Science, Geography, Medicine / Healthcare, Psychology Period: 1972 -Web of Science (WoS) is an extensive, multidisciplinary, bibliographical database with references to contributions in journals, books, proceedings, and other sources in the social sciences, the arts and humanities, natural science, and engineering. The WZB has licensed the following ancillary data banks: - Social Sciences Citation Index (includes approximately 4,500 social science and economics journals from 55 disciplines, such as psychology, sociology, and anthropology as of 1972) - Arts & Humanities Citation Index (with references to approximately 2,300 journals in the arts and humanities as of 1975) - Book Citation Index (with books published as of 2005) - Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S, conferences as of 1990) - Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH, conferences as of 1990) - Current Contents Connect (as of 1998) - Data Citation Index (research data, as of 1900) - Derwent Innovations Index (edited patents, as of 1963) - Zoological Records (technical database, as of 1964) - Biosis Citation Index (technical database, as of 1928) - Index Chemicus (with search function for chemical structures, as of 1993) - Current Chemical Reactions (technical database, 1985) Another special feature of the WoS is that it lists each document's sources (cited references) and gives their citation frequency (times cited).