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German Union Catalogue of Serials (ZDB):

In the ZDB , you will find serial titles, newspapers, databases, yearbooks etc., in short, everything that was and is being available in German and Austrian libraries. On the European level access to digitized newspapers will be constantly expanded.

The Sigel for the IGG library is 5/82.             


Electronic Journals Library (EZB):

The Electronic Journals Library is a service to faciliate the use of scholary journals on the internet. It offers a fast, structured and unified interface to access full-text articles online. 

It comprises 102827 titles from all areas of research, 23310 of which are available online only. In addition, 132186 journals, which are provided by aggregators, are listed. The EZB contains 67288 journals which are accessible free of charge to anyone. Furthermore, the participating libraries provide their users accedd to the journals they subscribe to.

The journals are presented in lists sorted by research area. An updated list is generated by the database according to the member library's specifications each time it is accessed. The availability of full-text access is indicated by traffic-light symbols according to the license situation of each member library:



Selection of magazines:


Inter-library loan

LiteMedia items, that you cannot find at the University of Bonn, can be ordered through inter-library loan from another library or can be ordered through a document delivery service. You can place an order any time online.


Database information system (DBIS)

 Databases in which you can search for litertaure as well as databases that enable you to search for facts are taken into account (address and company directories, specialist bibliographies, full-text and fact databases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, reference works, newspapers, etc.)

You will also find the following literature databases here:


  • ALBERT (All Library Books, journals and Electronic Records Telegrafenberg)
  • BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)
  • RSWB (Raumordnung - Städtebau - Wohnungswesen - Bauwesen)
  • TRID (Nationales und internationales Transport- und Verkehrswesen)



Search printed and electronic resources of Bonn University and millions of essays and further documents. bonnus provides extensive search possibilities, but is further being developed and optimised.

To do research only in the library of the Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation (IGG), use this link.

This is made possible in the search portal bonnus using the following search filter:

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KVK - Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog

Worldwide search (by clicking selection) in library catalogs or search for freely accessible digital literature.



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