Additional and test offers

Updated 13 April 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.


The database Artstor contains images from over 280 collections of museums, archives, libraries and other institutions from the fields of art, architecture, humanities and social sciences.

  • Duration of accessibility: until 30 June 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 30 April 2021
  • Link for access: publicly available

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.

  • Available content: approximately 5,600 legal e-books
  • Duration of accessibility: until 31 August 2021
  • Title list in the Göttingen University Catalogue (GUK): Title list
  • Title list in GöDiscovery: Title list


The online archive JSTOR contains e-journals 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 are available to members of Göttingen University on the online archive JSTOR. (Only some of the journal packages are regularly accessible.)
  • Duration of accessibility: until 30 June 2021 for journals and primary sources
  • Link for access: HAN-Link JSTOR

Oxford University Press (OUP)

Freely available OUP journal articles to the topic of Covid-19, including mechanical ventilation and the basics of critical care.

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

Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

  • Available content: entire Handbook
  • Duration of accessibility: until further notice
  • Link for access: publicly available