Databases are tools for searching scientific journal articles, conference papers, company information, patents, standards and much more.

Access from the outside

Off-campus access to e-books and databases is only available to THI students and THI staff!

Please use your normal THI access.

Access for externals

External users can only access e-books and databases at the research PCs in the library.
Please bring your own USB stick.

On DBIS you can inform yourself about freely accessible databases on all subject areas.

Reference Works and Thesauri

Reference Works

Aluminium-Schlüssel
Informations about alloys, supplier and others.

Duden
German-language dictionary.

Langenscheidt Online-Wörterbuch
Dictionary with specialized vocabulary in more than 20 languages.

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
Special dictionary on economy.

Wikipedia
You probably know that.

Thesauri

Standard-Thesaurus Economy
Structured collection of terms which you can use for your research.

Thesaurus by EBSCOhost
Collection of economic terms inside the Business Source Elite Database.

General Databases

Academic Search Elite
Multi-disciplinary database containing full-text information from more than 2,100 journals.
(Quick help ASE (PDF)).

Datenbank-Infosystem (DBIS)
Collection of databases on all subjects (german language).

DOAB
Open access to full e-books from various scientific fields and languages.

Repository
Publication server of the TH Ingolstadt

Business and Management

Business Source Elite
Top in business & management: Collection of scholary full-text business, management and economic journals. (Quick help BSP (PDF))

Case Center
Worldwide largest collection of case studies from economy. Cases only purchased in context of a teaching course. For this purpose the lecturers can contact erwerbung@thi.de. Students can only use the research tool.

EconBiz
Central gateway for a broad range of economic information.

digital SAP-Library
E-books, videos and tutorials in german and english.
This library offers the subjects economics and computer science.

NOW NEW: The "MS Office" and "Web Development" Modules
Note: Please use the Firefox browser.

Wiso
Detailed and up to date: References and full texts from science and practice.

Company Information
Take advantage of our databases for company and market data.

Law

Please use our german language offer.

Construction, Electrical Engineering, Energy, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Environment

Access Engineering
Engineering reference platform for academics, students, and professionals.

ACM Digital Library
Information from the Association for Computing Machinery - top in electrical engineering and computer science (Quick help ACM (PDF)).

ContextCrew - Renewable Energy
Portal for Renewable Energy Technologies.
Access for THI members only. If you are interested, please contact bibliothek@thi.de.

FID BAUdigital
Sustainable digital platform to support research in the fields of civil engineering, architecture and urban studies.
The subject information service (FID) is currently still under construction and pursues the goal of providing jointly designed future-oriented services.

FID move
Contains over 2,500,000 records from relevant data sources for transportation and mobility research.
The catalog is constantly being expanded.

GetInfo/TIB-Dokumentlieferung
Portal for science and technology.

IEEE Xplore Digital Library
IEEE publishes nearly a third of the world's literature on electrical engineering and computer science. IEEE Xplore contains more than 3 million documents in full text. (Quick help IEEE (PDF))

INSPEC
Database with information on physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computers and control, information technology, mechanical and production engineering. (Quick help use TEMA (PDF))

RSWBplus
Data files of the German construction database RSWB and the international construction database ICONDA Bibliographic.

SAE Mobilus
Technical papers, standards and e-books dealing with the subject automotive and aerospace engineering.
(User Guide SAE (PDF) and information video)

digital SAP-Library
E-books, videos and tutorials in german and english.
This library offers the subjects economics and computer science.

NOW NEW: The "MS Office" and "Web Development" Modules
Note: Please use the Firefox browser.

Science Direct
Full text database containing journal articles and chapters of books. (Quick help Science Direct (PDF))

The THI and other german universities have cancelled the contract with Elsevier because of the
DEAL negotiations. As a result you have no access to the current articles in Science Direct.
Furthermore you can use Science Direct as a research tool and you have access to our current E-Books.

You have no access to the fulltext, you have the following options:
- Order articles vie interlibrary loan (PDF)
- use the document delivery service subito
- use pay-per-view-offer of the publisher

Life Sciences

LIVIVO
More than 67 million records from the fields of medicine and health care, nutrition, environmental and agricultural sciences. Includes data sources from MEDLINE and AGRICOLA.
Also searches PubMed with more than 33 million references for biomedical literature.

 

Patents and Standards

DEPATISnet
Database of the German Patent and Trade Mark Office for online searches on patent publications from around the world (Quick help DEPATISnet (PDF)).

Espacenet
Patent publications of the European Patent Office.

Nautos
DIN standards (including DIN EN, DIN EN ISO and DIN ISO), ISO standards and VDI guidelines in full-text as well as evidence of other standards.
Previously: Perinorm

Patentscope
Lists international patents.

VDE standards
Online access to VDE standards. Printing and saving is not possible.

Statistical Information

Destatis
Website of the Federal Statistical Office Germany.

IEA Statistics
Includes statistical data from the International Energy Agency on the OECD platform.

OECD iLibrary
Access to all OECD studies and statistics.

Statista
Leading Statistics Portal with data on 600 international industries. (Quick help Statista (PDF))

Statistikportal
Information of the Statistical Offices of federal and state government.

Company Information

Datastream

 

Datastream is a database for financial time series. It contains financial information for the last 65 years across all major asset classes.

The provider Refinitiv offers various databases on financial market data and infrastructure on its platform Eikon.

For Datastream there is a single access point at the THI, which can only be used by university members. If you are interested, please contact erwerbung@thi.de.

industrystock
Manufacturers and Products Directory.

Key Technologies in Bavaria - the companies' database
Information about Bavarian companies, research institutions, specialised government agencies and associations.

MarketLine
Business information covering over 30 industries. (Quick help MarketLine (PDF))

Wer liefert was
Supplier search engine.

Journals and Newspapers

Directory of Open Access Journals DOAJ
Over 11,000 scientific journals on various topics.

Electronic Journals Library
Overview of approximately 100,000 journals, partly in full text. (Quick help Essays and Journals (PDF))

Press Reader
Access to more than 7,000 journals from 120 countries in 60 languages. (Quick help Press Reader (PDF))

Springer Nature DEAL E-Journals

VDI eLibrary
Specialist journals from the fields of construction, design/production, logistics, energy and environment

Wiley DEAL E-Journals

World Newspapers Online
Breaking news from world newspapers.


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