Additional and test offers

Updated 15 November 2021

As the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have made it impossible to access printed content, some providers and publishers are opening up parts of their online content for access for a limited period of time without licensing agreements.

We have compiled the current offers on this page.

If you would like to let us know about additional offers, please contact our subject specialists.


Bloomsbury History: Theory and Method

Bloomsbury History Theory and Method is an educational resource dedicated to historiography and the examination of historical theory and methods using a global approach.

  • Duration of accessibility: until 19 November 2021
  • Link for access via HAN: HAN-Link
  • Link for access via VPN: VPN-Link


The Covid-19-Collection contains books and articles on:
Epidemics and crisis research past and present, Strategies for containment, Building solidarity and resilience in times of crisis and Home-schooling and distance learning.

  • Available content: Covid-19-Collection
  • Duration of accessibility: until 31 December 2021
  • Link for access: publicly available


For members of the University of Göttingen there is a trial access until 3 January 2022 to O'Reilly for Higher Education, a major IT industry book platform. The platform offers 45,000 technical and textbooks from over 200 specialist publishers and 30,000 hours of video/audio material.

The platform also includes case studies, materials to prepare for certification, and practical exercises. In addition to O'Reilly, the content also comes from Pearson, McGraw-Hill, Taylor & Francis, Wiley, Cisco, HarperCollins and Harvard Business Review.

URL for access in the Database Information System

Login instructions (PDF 0,3 MB). Please enter your university email address to gain access.

If you have any questions or would like to give us positive or negative feedback, please feel free to send an email to our subject specialist Dr. José Calvo Tello (email).