General Databases

The most important databases at a glance:
(Note: For more specific collections please go to "Special Topics".)

DatabaseInformation about the database

GeoRef (GFZ)

Web of Science
Journal Citation Report JCR (GFZ only)
Conference Proceedings Citation Index (GFZ only)


  • IASS only
  • Temporary test access in 2015-2016 available for AWI, GFZ and PIK
  • Linking Service

Statista (IASS)

Statistics and Studies from more than 18,000 Sources

Online Contents Geosciences

A selection from contents of current journal issues, complemented by articles from German libraries funded by the DFG

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Search and browse in information resources on geosciences collected by German earth sci libraries. Books, journals, articles, maps, websites, full texts (Virtuelle Fachbibliothek Geowissenschaften)

National Licences

Search and browse for articles - with full text - included in journals offered through DFG National Licenses. (to be extended).


PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.