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  • Tours and Training:

    Library tours (introduction to library use)
    Subject-specific literature search (introduction to database use) Introductions (also individual) and training courses take place by appointment. Please call me (Tel.: 0231/755-4034) or send me an e-mail.

  • Suggestions for professional literature search:
    You can use the databases listed below for an unlimited period of time. With these databases you can prepare your search with SciFinder Scholar more effectively, but also update it continuously.

    • Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Environmental Research:
      Use Isi Web of Knowledge (Science Citation Index) and Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder Scholar)
    • Analytical Chemistry
      Use Analytical Abstracts and Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder Scholar)
    • Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
      Use Inspec (Physics) and Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder Scholar)
    • Organic Chemistry
      Use Reaxys and Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder Scholar)
    • Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
      Use Ceaba-VTB and Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder Scholar)
Book locations in the central library:
  • Books
    Shelf mark: P
  • Textbook collection
    Shelf mark: L P
  • Not borrowable
    • Encyclopedias, dictionaries, bibliographies, and handbooks are generally not available for loan, as are individual copies of much-used research and study literature.
    • Journals
      Shelf mark: ZP
Catalogs of Dortmund University Library:
  • Catalog plus
  • Die Digitale Bibliothek: Datenbankprofil Naturwiss., Mathematik
    Simultaneous search in catalogs and literature databases.
  • Zeitschriftendatenbank (ZDB, with holdings of German libraries)
    Holdings of Dortmund University Library: NRW <290>
  • Electronic journals of the EZB, chemistry available in the area of the TU Dortmund.
  • Cassi
    Bibliographic Information on publications, which have been analysed by Chemical Abstracts Service
  • Eldorado
    Catalogue of TU Dortmund electronic publications (mainly theses). Full texts available.
  • NRW: HBZ-Verbundkatalog
    Library catalog for North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate
  • KVK (Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog) - is suitable for searching for books that are not available in Dortmund or in NRW.

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