Web of Knowledge/"Web of Science"

Inside Web of Knowledge we have access to the following databases. Access via: Web of Knowledge

Attention: Please log off after research because of limited number of access.

The Web of Science provides seamless access to current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,700 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Web of Science also provides a unique search method, cited reference searching.

Access to:
Science Citation Index (1945-present)
Social Sciences Citation Index (1956-present)

JCR - Journal Citation Report

Journal Citation Reports is a tool for evaluating journals (Impact Factors). It presents quantifiable statistical data that provides a systematic, objective way to evaluate the world's leading journals and their impact and influence in the global research community. JCR is available in two editions: The Science Edition covers over 5,900 leading international science journals from the Thomson Scientific database. The Social Sciences Edition covers over 1,700 leading international social sciences journals from the Thomson Scientific database.

We have access to the Science Citation Index (SCI) and the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) from 2003.

ESI - Essential Science Indicators

Essential Science Indicators (ESI) is a resource that enables researchers to conduct ongoing, quantitative analyses of research performance and track trends in science. Covering a multidisciplinary selection of 11,000+journals from around the world, this in-depth analytical tool offers data for ranking scientists, institutions, countries, and journals.


Scopus is a bibliographic database distributed by Elsevier since 2004.


Database information system distributed by the Regensburg University.

FIZ Karlsruhe - STN

Scientific & Technical Information Network

STN is a worldwide linked information network with current databases from science and technique.

A password for research you get in the library.

FIZ Karlsruhe

Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA)

Access to the following databases: EconLit, PsycINFO, CSA Sociological abstracts via

Username and password you get from the library staff.

Subject databases

Access to different subject databases you get via catalogue: