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E-book Publications offered by Dortmund University Library

Our E-books

  • You can search the contents of e-books using the full-text search. You can save single chapters only for personal use, observing the copyright.
  • In addition to the publisher packages, we have licensed additional individual titles from various publishers: Dictionaries, encyclopedias, and reference works.
  • FAQ - Our e-books
  • E-books licenced nationally by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (and provided by Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich) can be accessed within Germany. Individuals with permanent residence in the Federal Republic of Germany can register in person for free access if they do not have access through an academic library (exception: Elsevier e-books).
Publisher / E-Book Platform: Usage information

ACM
  • Content: E-Book-Collection I of the Association of Computing and Machinery
  • Access: on all computers in the IP-area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

ACM Digital Library
  • Content: Journals and proceedings of the Association of Computing and Machinery
  • Access: on all computers in the IP-area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Please note: no single title reference in catalog plus
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

AIP
  • Content: E-Book-Collection I of the American Institute of Physics
  • Access: on all computers in the IP-area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Content: all e-books of the "Symposium Series" and "Advances in Chemistry"
  • Access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • Downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
  • Please note: access via Shibboleth possible

American Mathematical Society (AMS)
  • Content: all e-books of the "Graduate Studies in Mathematics" and "Mathematical Surveys and Monographs" from 2019 to 2022
  • Access: only with an IP address in the range of TU Dortmund - see also using the Library from home
  • Downloading/printing: chapter-by-chapter
Beck eLibrary
  • Content: all e-books until 30.11.2024
  • Access: on all computers in the IP-area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth
Beck eLibrary
  • Content: over 100 individual titles as well as 8 packages from 2017 (update package "Reformation bei C.H.Beck"; Classical Studies; History of the Middle Ages and Modern Times; History of the 20th - 21st Century; Philosophy, Religion and Theology; Literature and Language; Music History and Musical Work Guides; Politics, Economy and Society)
  • Access: on all computers in the IP-area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Beck-online
  • Content: book and journal titles of the 'Hochschulmodul' as well as the area 'NomosOnline Bundesrecht'.
  • Access: on all computers in the IP-area of the TU Dortmund University
    Access from home: TU members must register on the platform and set up a personal account. Use of all Beck logins is only possible in combination with VPN.
  • Download: not possible
  • E-mail dispatch/printout: current section possible

Beltz Digital Library
John Benjamins
 
  • Content: all e-books until 31.08.2024
  • Access: on all computers in the IP-area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth
Bloomsbury
  • Content: all e-books until 31.12.2024
  • Access: on all computers in the IP-area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Bloomsbury
  • Content: titles from the humanities
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Brill
  • Content: titles from different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Brill-Nijhoff
  • Content: the collections 'International Law' and 'Human Rights/Humanitarian Law' of the years 2006-2008
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible

Cambridge University Press
  • Content: titles from different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Please note: textbooks and teaching materials: maximum six users simultaneously
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Campus
  • Content: titles from the fields of economics, society and politics
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

Content-Select
  • Content: Until 31.12.2026 access to all e-books from Beltz, Campus, Herder, Klett-Cotta, oekom, Suhrkamp, WBG, dpunkt, O'Reilly and many more.
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

CRC Press
  • Content: Titles from different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP-area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible

Cuvillier
  • Content: Titles from the humanities, natural sciences and engineering
  • Access: on all computers in the IP-area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible

De Gruyter
  • Content: Until 31.12.2026 access to all e-books from de Gruyter (imprints and various partner publishers)
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

De Gruyter online

Digital SAP Library / Espresso Tutorials
  • Content: e-books and learning videos on business topics and IT issues related to SAP
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download: only possible when accessing titles via iOS or Android app; print: single pages possible

Directory of Open Access Books
  • Content: quality-checked Open Access titles from numerous different providers
  • Access: Open Access
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

dpunkt
  • Content: programming package
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Duncker & Humblot

Early English Books
  • Content: 125,000 digital copies from the Chadwyck publishing house (humanities and some natural sciences)
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible page by page
  • Please note: no single title reference in catalog plus

EBSCOhost eBook Collection
  • Content: about 1,000 e-books from the subject areas, among others:
    • Business and Economics
    • Science and Engineering
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • Humanities
    • Area Studies
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: up to 100 pages
  • Please note: access for registered users to 3,400 free e-books from all subject areas - national license
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Editoria Italiana
  • Content: publications of well-known Italian scientific publishers (humanities and cultural studies)
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible
  • Please note: no single title reference in catalog plus

Edward Elgar E-Book Archive
  • Content: publications from the field of economics
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Please note: no single title reference in catalog plus - national license

Elsevier
  • Content: until 30.04.2024 access to the complete e-book collection of the publisher
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Elsevier - ScienceDirect
  • Content: Titles from different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Elsevier - E-Books

Emerald
  • Content: titles from different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Emerald Business, Management and Economics eBook Collection Archive 1991 - 2016
  • Content: publications from the field of economics
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Please note: no single title reference in catalog plus - national license
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

ESVcampus
  • Content: economics and law as well as the philology package
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

Hanser eLibrary
  • Content: the subject packages 'Electrical Engineering 2014', 'Computer Science 2014' and 'Computer Science 2015' as well as other titles from different fields
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Harri Deutsch databases

Hauffe / Schäffer-Poeschel
  • Content: titles from the subject area of economics
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

Herder
  • Content: the e-book package 'Novitäten 2013/2014
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

HERDT Campus
  • Content: the offer 'Herdt All you can read' - approx. 800 e-books from computer science
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible

Hogrefe
  • Content: titles from the fields of psychology, health sciences and nursing
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

IEEE Digital Library
  • Content: complete offer of the 'Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)'.
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Please note: no single title reference in catalog plus - exception: the IEEE Conference Proceedings (up to and including 2013)
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

IEEE Wiley Telecommunications eBooks Library
  • Content: titles from the field of telecommunications
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

IGI Global Information Science & Technology
  • Content: national consortium 'IGI Global Information Science & Technology' (2014-2017)
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

IGI Global E-Books
  • Content: titles from different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP-area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

IOP
  • Content: Titles from the collections 'IOP Concise Physics' and 'IOP Expanding Physics
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

John Benjamins
  • Content: titles from different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

Karger eBooks Collection
  • Content: 492 biomedical titles (1997-2009)
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Knowledge Unlatched
  • Content: titles from the humanities and social sciences
  • Access: Open Access via OAPEN (online library and publication platform)
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible
Kohlhammer
  • Content: all e-books until 31.12.2026
  • Access: on all computers in the IP-area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Kohlhammer
  • Content: single titles and E-Book package 'Psychology 2015
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Peter Lang
  • Content: titles from different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible

LinkedIn
  • Content: Package LinkedIn Learning: approx. 19,000 video tutorials
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

My eLibrary
  • Content: access to all e-books until 31.12.2022
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Meiner eLibrary
  • Content: access to all e-books until 31.12.2024
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Felix Meiner
  • Content: titles from the humanities
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

MIT Press eBooks Library
  • Content: titles from different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
Mohr Siebeck
  • Content: all e-books until 31.08.2024
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Mohr-Siebeck
  • Content: titles from the humanities and packages Max Weber Gesamtausgabe and Theology / Religious Studies 2021
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Morgan & Claypool Subject
Collection
  • Content: e-books from the field of computer science
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible

Narr, Francke, Attempto
  • Content: Package 'Linguistics 2014
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

Narr Francke Attempto Verlag
  • Content: until 31.12.2024 access to all e-books
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Nomos eLibrary
  • Content: until 31.12.2024 access to all e-books
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Nomos eLibrary

Now Foundation & Trends Technology eBooks Library
  • Content: titles from engineering sciences and computer science
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from hHome
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

OECD-iLibrary
  • Content: over 40 statistical databases, thematically sorted studies, more than 20 regularly published journals and series, approx. 2,000 e-books and reports (since 1998) - approx. 200 new titles per year
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

O'Reilly
  • Content: Packages "Data Science and Deep Learning" and "Programming
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Oxford University Press
  • Content: Titles from different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

Packt Publishing
  • Content: titles from the field of computer science
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

Pearson
  • Content: textbooks from various subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

Pearson
  • Content: access to German and English-language e-books until 31.03.2024
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

ProQuest Ebook Central
  • Content: aggregator platform with more than 2,000 titles from a wide range of publishers - e-book packages.
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: usually 40% per session; applicable restrictions are listed with the title

Religion & Theology of the 16th-19th century
  • Content: 918 writings on religion and theology from the library of the Benedictine Abbey of St. Walburg in Eichstätt, Germany
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible
  • Please note: national license

Routledge Handbooks online
  • Content: Collection Business and Economics 2018, handbooks from the field of economics
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Content: over 900 titles
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the Library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

Sage
  • Content: Major Reference Works from different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics)
  • Content: all e-books until 2023
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

Springer E-Book Packages

Franz Steiner
Franz Steiner
  • Content: until 30.09.2024 access to all e-books
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Taylor & Francis
  • Content: until 31.12.2024 access to all e-books from 2011 to 2024
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible

Taylor & Francis
  • Content: e-books from various subject areas (music, philosophy, economics, politics, civil engineering, architecture)
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible

University of California Press
  • Content: e-books from various subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

UTB-scholars-e-library
  • Content: access to all e-books until 31.12.2024
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

UTB-scholars-e-library
  • Content: e-books from publishers in the humanities, social sciences and economics
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

UTB studi-e-books
  • Content: until 31.12.2024 access to all e-books
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

UTB studi-e-books

Vahlen eLibrary
  • Content: textbooks and practical works from the fields of:
    • General Business Administration
    • Accounting, balance sheet, taxes
    • Cost accounting and controlling
    • Investment and Financing
    • Corporate Governance, Organization, Management
    • Marketing and trade
    • Human Resources Management
    • Production and Logistics
    • Mathematics for economists
    • Economics
    • Law for economists
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth
V&R eLibrary
  • Content: until 30.09.2024 access to all e-books
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

V&R eLibrary
  • Content: following packages of the publisher 'Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht':
    • Publications of the Sigmund Freud Institute, Series 1: Clinical Psychoanalysis: Depression 2014
    • Applied Psychology Adults 2014
    • Applied Psychology Children 2014
    • Critical exegetical commentary on the New Testament 2014
    • Grundrisse on the Old and New Testaments 2014
    • New Testament German 2nd revision 2014
    • New Studies in Philosophy 2014
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home.
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

VDI Publishing House
  • Content: titles from the engineering sciences
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Vogel book publisher
  • Content: 2 subject packages: 'Construction' - 'Sanitary and Mechanical Engineering
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter

Waxmann

WBG (Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft)
  • Content: titles from different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Wiley Online Library
  • Content: various titles from the publisher's e-book collection
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Wiley Online Library
  • Content: various titles from the fields of computer science, statistics, engineering and chemistry / chemical engineering; also e-books from Ernst & Sohn
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

Wiso-net-Books
  • Content: e-books from the fields of economics and social sciences
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

World Bank E-Library Archive
  • Content: Titles published up to 2017 on economics, sociology and political science, 3,000 e-books, plus electronic journals and working papers
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: complete e-book possible
  • Please note: national license

World Scientific
  • Content: 70 e-books of different subject areas
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth

World Scientific
  • Content: Computer Science Collections 2013 and 2014, some titles from other technical fields
  • Access: on all computers in the IP area of the TU Dortmund University, see also Using the library from home
  • Download/print: possible chapter by chapter
  • Access also possible via Shibboleth