Searching the library

Here you will find helpful information on searching for literature and various research tools.

Search portals

Bonnus

University of Bonn search portal.

Everything you need to know about borrowing books can be found here.

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Other search portals

Union catalog covering the university libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia and a large part of Rhineland-Palatinate.

The Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog (KVK) is a meta-catalog that contains over 500 million books and journals in library and book trade catalogs all over the world.

ZDB and GEODOK

The ZDB is the world’s largest database of title and ownership records for journals, magazines, yearbooks and more. Besides printed media, it also lists titles of electronic journals but not article titles.

Article references (e.g. for journals such as Geographische Rundschau, Praxis Geographie and over 500 other geographical journals and series) for geographical literature published since 1950 (with a particular focus on 1980 onward).

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EZB and OPUS

EZB is a service that enables full-text academic journals to be accessed online.

OPUS provides open access to existing and recent publications in the Würzburger Geographische Arbeiten (WGA) series.

Suggestions for new acquisitions

If you want to suggest a new acquisition for our departmental library, please feel free to complete the form - just click on the button.

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