Additional and test offers

Updated 2 April 2020

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.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Guidelines to the APA Style, 7th edition

  • Available content: Style and Grammar Guidelines, 7th edition
  • Duration of accessibility: unlimited
  • Link for access: publicly available

Freely available APA journal articles examining the psychological impact of a pandemic, the effects of economic stress on mental health, telehealth, and other topics related to the Covid-19 pandemic

  • Available content: Content from APA publishing relevant to the topic of Covid-19
  • Duration of accessibility: until further notice
  • Link for access: publicly available

Compilation of publications from APA and other organisations to the topic Covid-19

  • Available content: Covid-19-portal
  • Duration of accessibility: until further notice
  • Link for access: publicly available

Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury covers a range of disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, visual arts and performing arts.

  • Available content: all contents of the databases listed here
  • Duration of accessibility: until 31 May 2020

Arcadian Library Online

The Arcadian Library Online allows to explore the rich holdings of the Arcadian Library and reveal the common cultural heritage of Europe and the Middle East over a millennium.

Bloomsbury Collections

Bloomsbury Collections provides access to e-books from the humanities and social sciences published by Bloomsbury.

Churchill Archive

The Churchill Archive is a comprehensive full text database on the life and work of Winston Churchill. It contains about 800,000 private and official documents which are kept in the Churchill Archives in Cambridge.

Cultural History

The interdisciplinary online portal, which is still under construction, offers insight into cultural history from antiquity to modern times.

Drama Online

Drama Online is a platform for international drama, from classical to contemporary authors. Regularly licensed are the Nick Hern Books Collection, the Aurora Metro Books Collection and the Drama Online Core Collection. Now there is access to further collections.

Education and Childhood Studies

The database contains articles and e-books that systematically and comprehensively cover the topics of educational systems and educational policy as well as childhood and youth around the world.

Encyclopedia of Philosophers

Compilation of numerous critical biographical entries on persons who have contributed to the history of thought and philosophy.

Food Library

The Food Library contains an extensive collection of food science content.

Medieval Studies

Medieval Studies combines high-quality secondary content with visual primary sources, a brand new reference work and educational resources in one comprehensive searchable platform.

Popular Music

Popular Music is a source of science and a serious, in-depth analysis of popular music in a global context.

Screen Studies

Screen Studies is a dynamic digital platform that takes users from script to screen and beyond – offering a wide range of content from Bloomsbury, Faber & Faber and the British Film Institute to support moving image studies.

Theology & Religion Online

Theology & Religion Online is the digital home for a growing range of resources for students and scholars of theology, biblical studies, religious studies and related disciplines.

British History Online

Digital library of printed primary and secondary sources for the study of Britain and Ireland, with a focus on the period 1300 to 1800. The full complement of 1,280 volumes is available.

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) publishes a wide range of renowned scientific publications with a high degree of dissemination. Temporary access to this licensed databases Cambridge Companions und Cambridge Histories are now also available:

Cambridge Elements

Cambridge Elements are peer-reviewed scientific studies organized in focused series and published by leading scientists.

Cambridge Textbooks

Cambridge includes more than 700 textbooks in HTML format which cover a wide range of disciplines, for example Physics, Geosciences, Life sciences, Mathematics, Engineering, Social Sciences and Humanities.

Duncker & Humblot eLibrary

The Duncker & Humblot eLibrary offers access to more than 6,500 e-books, more than 180 publication series, 17 e-journals with about 6,500 articles and numerous open access publications in the fields of law, economics, society, politics, history, philosophy and literature.

The titles that are currently marked with a red lock will be unlocked shortly.

ESV CAMPUS e-journals

The university programme of the Erich Schmidt Verlag is published on the ESV CAMPUS platform. In addition to the already licensed e-book-package law, journals from the fields of law, tax sciences, economics, occupational safety and philology are now available.

  • Available content: On the platform ESV CAMPUS all journals are available for members of the Göttingen University.
  • Duration of accessibility: until 30 June 2020
  • Link for access: HAN-Link

JSTOR

The online archive JSTOR contains e-journals and e-books from various scientific publishers, with the most recent journal volumes usually not included. All scientific disciplines are represented, the focus is on the humanities.

  • Available content: All journals and e-books are available to members of Göttingen University on the online archive JSTOR. (Only some of the journal packages and e-books are regularly accessible.)
  • Duration of accessibility: until 30 June 2020
  • Link for access: HAN-Link JSTOR

Kohlhammer

E-books of the Kohlhammer publishing house on the platform Content-Select.

  • Available content: All e-books of the Kohlhammer publishing house on the Content-Select platform are accessible to university members.
  • Duration of accessibility: until 30 June 2020
  • Link for access via HAN: HAN-Link
  • Link for access via VPN: VPN-Link

Mary Ann Liebert

Publications on Covid-19 research.

  • Available content: Coronavirus portal
  • Duration of accessibility: until further notice
  • link for access: publicly available

Mohr Siebeck

E-books of the Mohr Siebeck publishing house on the platform Content-Select.

  • Available content: all e-books of the Mohr Siebeck publishing house on the Content-Select platform are accessible to university members.
  • Duration of accessibility: until 30 June 2020
  • Link for access via HAN: HAN-Link
  • Link for access via VPN:: VPN-Link

Nomos eLibrary

The Nomos eLibrary comprises about 7,000 e-books from the Nomos publishing house and some partner publishing houses, as well as about 50 magazines. The focus is on law, social sciences and the humanities.

  • Available content: On the Nomos eLibrary, all e-books and e-journals are accessible to university members for two weeks.
  • Duration of accessibility: initially until probably 4 April 2020
  • Link for access: HAN-Link

Project MUSE

Project MUSE is an electronic full text archive of over 600 journals from leading university and academic publishers in the Anglo-American world. It covers almost all areas of the humanities and social sciences, such as literature and literary criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, political science, women's and gender studies.

  • Available content: On the ‘Project MUSE’ platform, the e-books and journals of several participating publishers are temporarily available free of charge.
  • Duration of accessibility: Depending on the publisher participating in the ‘Project Muse’ until the end of May 2020 or the end of June 2020 (overview)
  • Link for access: HAN-Link

Szaktárs

Szaktárs is the association of Hungarian professional publishers who publish their works through a common interface.

  • Available content: All e-books are temporarily activated for university members.
  • Duration of accessibility: until 23 April 2020
  • Link for access: HAN-Link

Tectum eLibrary

Access to e-books from Tectum-Verlag in the fields of law, politics, economics, media studies & communication research, history, sociology, educational research, cultural studies, Europe, health sciences, philosophy and religion.

  • Available content: All e-books and e-journals are available to university members for two weeks on the Tectum eLibrary.
  • Duration of accessibility: initially until probably 4 April 2020
  • Link for access: HAN-Link

V&R eLibrary

The V&R eLibrary contains e-books and e-journals from the publishing house Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht (including imprints of Neukirchener Theologie and Verlag Antike) as well as from the subsidiary publishing house V&R unipress and since 2017 also from the publisher Böhlau on various specialist disciplines.

  • Available content: On the V&R eLibrary all e-books and e-journals are temporarily accessible for university members.
  • Duration of accessibility: until 19 April 2020
  • Link for access via HAN: HAN-Link
  • Link for access via VPN: VPN-Link

Wolters Kluwer Digital Book Platform

Wolters Kluwer Digital Book Platform, which contains about 3,000 e-books on law.

  • Available content: All e-books are available to university members on the Wolters Kluwer Digital Book Platform.
  • Duration of accessibility: initially until probably 20 April 2020
  • Link for access: HAN-Link

World Scientific journals

World Scientific publishes about 140 journals from various disciplines.

  • Available content: At World Scientific all journals are available for university members. Regularly only some of the journals are accessible.
  • Duration of accessibility: until 30 June 2020
  • Link für den Zugriff: HAN-Link