Access to literature databases

Access to all available eBooks is, in principle, only possible via the PCs on the DHBW VS campus. However, some eBooks can be accessed by DHBW-VS students using external computers. If your computer is not on the DHBW-VS campus (e.g. you have it at home), you can establish a link to many DHBW-VS eBooks through a proxy entry in your browser. Further eBooks can be reached from external locations following Shibboleth authentication.

Instructions for setting up a VPN connection for students and lecturers.


The package contains 43 titles on social work from Beltz / Juventa Verlag.

External use is possible via Shibboleth or VPN.

Go to Beltz Verlag

Beck Online

Beck Online offers:

  • Helpful in searching for full texts journals, for example DStR
  • Helpful in searching for numerous legal texts and their commentaires
  • Contains databases and eBooks and can be accessed via the catalog.

Access is available on campus via ReDi


Compliance Digital

Offers online expert and decision support for compliance management: articles from leading journals such as Risko, Fraud and Compliance (ZRFC) and books on key. Compliance issues: including checklists and models for practice, supported by accurate search. And much more: news, the expert forum, literature, recommendations, links and a calendar of events.

Go to Compliance Digital

Elsevier eBook collection on Science Direct-Mathematics

This eBook collection contains 900 titles from the areas of pure and applied mathematics.

Go to Elsevier

De Gruyter Online

Lehrbücher aus den Bereichen Wirtschaftswissenschaften und Technik & Informatik

Zu De Gruyter Online

Karger eBook Collection

This website contains a collection of 409 eBooks on medicine and biomedical studies published between 1997 and 2009 by Karger.

Karger eBook Collection

External use possible via the national licenses


The package contains 21 textbooks on social work from Lambertus Verla.

Go to Lambertus

(External use possible via Shibboleth or VPN)

EBSCOhost eBook collection

Over 1000 eBooks in the following fields:

  • Business
  • Economics Science
  • Engineering
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Humanities

In addition, there are 3,400 free eBook that are accessible from all areas listed above.

Go to EBSCOhost eBook collection

(Access via the national license)

Springer eBook Collection

The Springer eBook collection contains almost all of the textbooks published by Springer including monographs, textbooks, manuals, atlases, dictionaries, and encolopedias.
The campus offer 3 categories in German:

  • Technology and Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Humanities, Social Sciences and Law (includes Psychology)

Go to Springer eBook Collection


WISO-Net offers German literature for Economics and Social Sciences.

  • 6.2 million full text from over 340 journals
  • over 1000 eBooks
  • over 4 million references
  • 60 million articles of the day and weekly news
  • 34 million articles on information about companies

You have permission to access WISO-Net on campus.

Go to WISO-Net