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Freely accessible journals

American Chemical Society
American Chemical Society Legacy Archives 1879-1995

Annual Reviews
Annual Reviews Electronic Back Volume Collection 1932-2002

China Academic Journals (CAJ)
China Academic Journals

Elsevier Journal
Elsevier Journal Backfiles on ScienceDirect 1934-1994

Oxford Journals Digital Archive 1829-1995

Royal Society of Chemistry
RSC Journals Super Archive 1841-2004

Wiley InterScience
Wiley Inter Science Backfile Collection 1832-2000

World Biographical Information System / WBIS
World Biographical Information System

Current volumes of the below journals are only accessible from the IPB library reading room:

  • Blackwell Publishing
  • Institute of Physics (IOP)
  • Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 'LWW Legacy Archive'  Jg.1 - 2004
  • Nature Publishing Group (Nature, EMBO Journal, EMBO Reports, Nature Biotechnology)
  • OVID
  • Römpp
  • SpringerLink
  • Taylor & Francis Online Archives (1799 - 2000)
  • Thieme Zeitschriftenarchive -2006
  • Web of Science

Online catalogs

OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) All publications (books and journals) that are stocked in the IPB library
GBV The Common Library Network (GBV) enables users to access library stocks in all participating institutions in the German federal states of Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein and Thuringia. Further links enable access to other library networks and databases
KVK The Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog (KVK) is a worldwide meta search interface to literature library catalogs (books and journals)


We recommend use of the Electronic Journals Library (EZB) to check options for online access to full texts, abstracts, etc.

The Electronic Journals Library is a service for users of electronic full text journals. The EZB provides access to all journals and national licenses purchased by the IPB.




ScienceDirect Elsevier

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Professional databases

Summaries of various databases, reference books, literature references. Institute members have Intranet access to the below databases, either or as CD-ROM databases:



  • Department NWC (Please, contact Dr. Porzel)


  • Zugang zur Abteilung

Dictionary of Natural Products

  • NWC

Ashgate Drugs

  • NWC 

LC/MS Applications Database

  • NWC


  • NBT

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