Online services during Corona

Library Information

General conditions:

  • Lending at both locations is possible from Monday to Friday between 10.00 am and 3.00 pm
  • Access is only allowed with a mouth-nose-protection and after signing in the attendance list
  • Working cabins (carrels), research computers, printers and scanners are inaccessible
  • Reading rooms remain closed until 18th April 2021
  • Other buildings at both locations are still closed

Lending Campus Treskowallee:

  • Opening hours Monday to Friday, 10.00 am - 3.00 pm
  • A maximum of 10 people are allowed to enter the lending desk at the same time
  • The box for returning books is only accessible during opening hours. At 3.00 pm the inner courtyard will be closed.

Lending Campus Wilhelminenhof:

  • Opening hours Monday to Friday, 10.00 am - 3.00 pm
  • A maximum of 40 people are allowed to enter the lending desk at the same time

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 internal order of the media from the library Treskowallee to Wilhelminenhof and back is possible. Book returns are possible at the Treskowallee campus via the book return box within the opening hours! The courtyard will be closed at 3.00 pm.

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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