Special Databases and Bibliographies

ADS Physics/Geophysics Abstract Service Provides abstracts to literature in geophysics, upper earth atmosphere, geology and seismology, geomagnetism and other subjects. A NASA-funded service hosted by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
AgricolaNational Agricultural Library - The records describe publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal and veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture and fisheries, farming and farming systems, agricultural economics, extension and education, food and human nutrition, and earth and environmental sciences.
American Meteorological Society - Journals searchJournal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Journal of Applied Meteorology, Journal of Physical Oceanography, Monthly Weather Review, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, Weather and Forecasting, Journal of Climate, Journal of Hydrometeorology, Earth Interactions, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Meteorological Monographs.
Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) & Oceanic Abstracts - AWIThe ASFA series is the premier reference in the field of aquatic resources. Input to ASFA is provided by a growing international network of information centers monitoring over 5,000 serial publications, books, reports, conference proceedings, translations and limited distribution literature. ASFA is a component of the Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Information System (ASFIS), formed by four United Nations agency sponsors of ASFA and two international partners.
BiolisArticles from 1970 to 1996 in biology from German, Austrian and Swiss journals.

Biosis Preview and Biological Abstracts

1926-2004 -contains the references to journal literature from Biological Abstracts (R), the references to meetings, reports, review articles, books and monographs from Biological Abstracts/RRM (R), as well as some unique references. BIOSIS Previews is updated monthly with approximately 545,000 records per year.
The archive for BIOSIS Previews provides journals, patents, conference reports and books originally published in print between 1926 and 1968. The archive includes the most relevant international items from the life sciences.


1910 -1989 - References and abstracts on agriculture, forestry, ecology and others.

China Academic Journals (CAJ - Technik und Naturwissenschaften)

Access via "Nationallizenz der DFG"
Cold Regions BibliographyLibrary of Congress and the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL). Its mission is to disseminate information on cold regions science and technology.
EarthRef DatabasesEarthRef Digital Archive, Seamount Catalog, GERM reservoirs Database contains summary data on the geochemistry of all reservoirs in the Earth, GEOROC database, PETDB petrologic and chemical database.
Earth sciences in den USASelected authoritative science Web sites and databases of technical reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, and other published materials
ESRI Virtual Campus LibraryThe most comprehensive guide to GIS literature
IEEE Xplore Digital LibraryProvides Web access to more than 3-million full-text documents in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics. The content comprises over 160 journals, over 1,200 conference proceedings, more than 3,800 technical standards, over 1,000 eBooks and over 300 educational courses.
EulerPortal to mathematics publications
GeodokGEODOK is a database which contains more than 60000 entries concerning geographically related literature since 1980. It provides the bibliographical data for scientific articles (primarily in German, English and French).
Geological Literature Search System of Japanis a bibliographic database on earth sciences, compiled by the Library of the Geological Survey of Japan.
GEOPHOKAGeodesy, Photogrammetry, Cartography. Since 1984.
GeoRoc/GeoReMGEOROC (Geochemistry of Rocks of the Oceans and Continents) - GeoReM (Geological and Environmental Reference Materials)
GeoScienceWorld (GSW)Browse for articles in geological journals.
GRC Geothermal LibraryThe Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) is a professional educational association for the international geothermal community. The database contains over 35,000 records on all aspects of geothermal energy, including exploration, reservoir engineering, power plant design and operation, direct use, geothermal heat pumps, regulatory issues, energy policy, energy markets, news briefs, and more. They provide article-level citations to: all GRC Transactions (1977 to present), all GRC Special Reports, numerous feature articles and news briefs from the GRC Bulletin (1973 to present), corporate and academic technical reports, journals, and books.
GetInfoAttention: Don't use this service for ordering literature, please use this form. GetInfo covers ST literature, also grey publications in this field (e.g. reports)

GIS-Atlas "Nedra Rossii"

(Russian only)

Digital "Atlas" with Russian maps on topography, geology, mining etc.
Inspec u.a.Metasearch on science and technics literature via TIB Hannover (for further information please contact the library).
ICSD - GFZICSD (Inorganic Crystal Structure Database) is a comprehensive database on the complete structural information for inorganic compounds.
J-Stage - Earth SciencesJapan Science and Technology Information Aggregator - Earth Sciences
MathSciNetOffers access to a database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year. Extending the MR tradition, MathSciNet contains almost 3 million items and over 1.7 million direct links to original articles. Bibliographic data from retrodigitized articles dates back to the early 1800s. Reference lists are collected and matched internally from approximately 550 journals, and citation data for journals, authors, articles and reviews is provided.
METLIS - Meteorological Literature Information SystemLibrary Catalog of "Dt. Wetterdienst" - Meteorology, Climatology (Books, Articles)
NASA Technical Reports Server - NTRSThe NTRS is a valuable resource for researchers, students, educators, and the public to access NASA's current and historical technical literature and engineering results. Over 500,000 aerospace-related citations, over 200,000 full-text online documents, and over 500,000 images and videos are available. NTRS content continues to grow as new scientific and technical information (STI) is created or funded by NASA. The types of information found in the NTRS include: conference papers, journal articles, meeting papers, patents, research reports, images, movies, and technical videos.
Scientific Ocean Drilling Bibliographic databaseThe Scientific Ocean Drilling Bibliographic database is hosted by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) and contains more than 32,000 publication records related to Deep Sea Drilling Project (DSDP), Ocean Drilling Program (ODP), Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, and International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) research spanning from 1969 to the present. Approximately 30% of the citations are from publications produced by the drilling programs (e.g., ODP Proceedings series) and 70% are from serial publications, abstracts, conference proceedings, maps, etc.
Online Contents:
Databases include contents of important journals in their field base on current contents and are complemented by articles from German libraries funded by the DFG.
OnePetroIs a database of technical documents and journal articles serving the oil and gas exploration and production industry.
Quakelineis a bibliographic database produced by the MCEER Information Service. It covers earthquakes, earthquake engineering, natural hazard mitigation, and related topics. It includes records for various publication types, such as journal articles, conference papers, technical reports, maps, and videotapes. QUAKELINE® was launched in May 1987.
Paleobiology DatabaseRecords all kinds of published information about fossil plants and animals, including systematic classifications, ecological categories, measurements, age ranges, spatial distributions, and digital images.
SPRILIB: A polar and glaciological bibliographic database (AWI)The database covers the literature of all subjects relating to the Arctic and Antarctic.
The times digital archive (London, 1785 - 1985) (AWI)The Times Digital Archive is an online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for the 19th – 20th Century history detailing every complete page of every issue from 1785. This historical newspaper archive allows researchers an unparalleled opportunity to search and view the best-known and most cited newspaper in the world online in its original published context.
UmweltbundesamtDatabases of the German Umweltbundesamt
US Geological SurveyUSGS Publications
Zentralblatt MATHZentralblatt MATH is the world's most complete and longest running abstracting and reviewing service in pure and applied mathematics. The Zentralblatt MATH Database contains more than 2.0 million entries drawn from more than 2300 serials and journals and covers the period from 1868 - present.
The entries are classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification Scheme (MSC 2000).

Zoological Records

1864 - 2006 - 3 Mio references from journals, books, conference proceedings on zoology, including ecology, biochemistry.