Online services during Corona

Library Information

General terms and conditions:

  • Lending at both locations is possible.
  • Reading rooms are open.
  • Access to Campus Wilhelminenhof is only possible with a student card. Users of other universities please contact us by phone and we will find a solution.
  • Access is only allowed with a current, negative corona test (not older than 24h) or a proof of recovery from COVID-19 or a vaccination certificate. At the locations there are attendance lists for registration.
  • Work cabins (carrels), PCs and research computers are approved.
  • The internal order of the media from the library Treskowallee to Wilhelminenhof and back is possible.

Please note: Barrier-free Access to the loan desk at Campus Treskowallee is unfortunally not possible at the moment. Please call us on the spot at 030 5019-2240 and we will find a solution together.

The following online services are available via the university library of the HTW Berlin. To access these services, please sign into the HTW network via a VPN (in German). Please make sure to use the HTW-SSL-VPN-Full access. Only via this access the complete internet traffic is routed through the university. The websites and databases automatically recognize your IP address. In case of problems please delete your cache first.

Please also note that not all offers on the websites of the respective publishers and database providers are also licensed by the university library and can be read in full text.

We will be happy to answer your questions by e-mail via and via phonecall +49 (0) 30 5019-2221.

Table of contents

In addition to using the webOPAC to research all print media available at HTW Berlin, you can also use it to search for online media and access all licensed e-books, online journals and online media available via DFG’s national licences. Not included: Journal articles and other specialist information from databases.

Here you will find a list of databases sorted by topic. This service is particularly interesting if you want to search for journal articles or for e-books, standards, statistics or other specialist information.

This web page explains the services offered by the Electronic Journals Library (EZB) where you can research in all e-journals of HTW Berlin. There is also a collection of important, frequently used online journals. All journals and newspapers that are offered online can also be researched via the WebOPAC.

This website provides an overview of the major publishers and database providers from which the university library purchases e-books. When researching e-books, it is more effective to use the WebOPAC which has a full list of all e-books.

Here you will find a selection of online offerings that have been acquired via DFG-funded national licences and provide free access to electronic information (databases, digital text collections and electronic journals). These online media can also be researched in the WebOPAC.

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