Specialist journals

What do specialist journals offer me?

Journals are the most commonly used means of publishing research results in a timely manner in many disciplines. They are also referred to as the "place of scientific discussion."

Use ...

  • the local library catalogue to view the university library's journal stock.
  • the journal service ZDI to be informed once a month by e-mail about the latest issues of relevant journals.
  • the licensed databases and journal archives to search for journals or their contents.
  • metasearch tools to find journals relevant to you.

ECB: Printed journals and journal content service

Local catalogue eBib
  • Link: ebib.umwelt-campus.de
  • The eBib lists the stock of the Environmental Campus Library: reference books and journals (printed/electronic) as well as novels, audio books and DVDs (media library).
Journal Content Service for Scientific Staff

Use the journal content service for lecturers ZID to receive information about the latest issues of journals relevant to you:

  • Simply let us know the journals from the overview list linked below that are relevant to you. You will then receive the tables of contents of these journals once a month by e-mail.
  • You can choose journals from Birkenfeld, but also from Trier.
  • Journals ZID: overview list

ECB: Single licence

ERdigital - Energierecht
  • Link: ERdigital - EnergieRecht
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN
  • Subjects: energy industry and environmental law
  • Database type: full texts (journal archive)
  • Contents: The ER EnergieRecht is a journal for the entire energy law practice. It is published six times a year and offers: a) technical papers and expert assessments on the law of renewable energies, the energy industry, energy efficiency and climate protection law, b) case law, c) current decisions, d) quick overviews, compact on current energy law topics and e) interviews with specialists. As a recipient of ER EnergieRecht, you also benefit from access to all energy law-relevant parts of UMWELTdigital - a comprehensive, constantly updated database of important EU, federal and state regulations.

ECB: Licensed databases with journals

beck online
  • Link: beck-online
  • Access: VPN, computer in the library or in the student workspace (room: 9915 / 111)
  • Subject: law
  • Database type: fulltexts and references
  • Contents: Law texts, comments, decision collections, manuals, journals, form collections
  • Link: juris
  • Access: computer in the library or in the student workspace (room: 9915 / 111)
  • Subject: law
  • Database type: full texts, references
  • Contents: The offer includes over 40 databases covering all areas of law, including case law, press releases, references, laws, ordinances and administrative regulations.
NWB Database
  • Link: NWB-Datenbank
  • Access: campus computer, VPN
  • Subjects: law, economics
  • Database type: full texts, references
  • Contents: The online database of the publisher nwb (Neue Wirtschaftsbriefe) contains in various modules a comprehensive electronic range of tax and commercial law. Included are i. a.: trade journals of the publisher in full text, e. g.: BBK-accounting, inheritance and property (capital/assets), IWB - International Tax and Business Law, NWB - Tax and Business Law, StUB - company taxes and balance sheets, commenting works, bibliographic evidence ("Fachpresse kompakt"), legal decisions, administrative instructions (BMF letters, OFD / LFD orders, decrees of the Ministry of Finance, etc.), laws and directives (tax law, commercial law, double taxation agreements), tools (calculation programs, forms, checklists, sample contracts and letters etc.)
  • Links: SpringerLink (Campus computer, VPN), SpringerLink (Shibboleth)
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN, Shibboleth
  • Subjects: multidisciplinary
  • Database type: full texts (i. a. e-books, e-articles), references
  • Contents: Licensed are the packages:

    - Business and Economics (2010 to 2015)
    - Business and Management (as of 2016)
    - Earth and Environmental Science (as of 2009)
    - Economics (as of 2007)
    - Economics and Finance (as of 2016)
    - Energy (2013 to 2020)
    - Technology and Computer Science (as of 2010)
Wiley Online Library
  • Link: Wiley Online Library (campus computer, VPN)
  • Access: campus computer, VPN
  • Subjects: multidisciplinary
  • Database type: full texts (journal articles), references (also: books, reference works)
  • Contents (DBIS): The "Wiley Online Library" is a multidisciplinary publishing portal that offers a variety of sources under one interface: electronic journals, books and book series as well as reference works published by Wiley / Wiley-VCH. The portal offers search options under various aspects including access to abstracts and full texts of open access journals. With purchased licenses, further full texts can be accessed.
  • Link: wiso
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN
  • Subjects: Economics, social sciences, psychology, law, technology
  • Database type: full texts (journal articles, newspaper articles), facts (company and market information)
  • Contents: The wiso database offers various media formats in the fields of economics and social sciences, psychology, law and technology. The University of Trier has licensed access to the module "journals" for its members. It makes it possible to access more than thirteen million German and English-language full texts from national and international (practitioner) journals, for example in the fields of 'Marketing & Advertising', 'Electrical Industry', 'IT', 'Legislation' or 'Environmental Management'.

Metasearch tools

  • Link: The German Digital Journal Archive (DigiZeitschriften)
  • Provider: DigiZeitschriften e. V.
  • Contents: journals, full texts
  • Description (by DBIS): DigiZeitschriften is an electronic archive of German core journals of great scientific importance. Above all, specialist journals with a long tradition are in the foreground. Search functions and tables of contents are freely accessible, but the full texts are predominantly subject to a license. Only a part of the journals is freely accessible in the full text, see the open access title lists (state: 05/2018).
  • Link: Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • Provider: IS4OA, initially University of Lund
  • Contents: open access journals, open access full texts
  • Description (DBIS): The database contains almost 2.5 million articles from 9475 journals of all disciplines, which can be accessed directly online (state: 06/2017).
  • Link: Electronic Journals Library (EZB)
  • Provider: University Library of Regensburg
  • Contents: journal references
  • Description (DBIS): database of scientific full-text journals covering all subject areas, usually with access to abstracts; 88,202 titles, including 17,745 pure online journals; 55,202 journals are freely accessible in full text (state: 11/2016).
  • Link: Journal Database ZDB
  • Provider: Berlin State Library - Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation
  • Contents: references of periodicals, newspapers, type series
  • Description (provider): The journal database (ZDB) is one of the world's largest databases for the proof of magazines, newspapers, series and other periodical publications from all countries, in all languages, without time limitation, in printed, electronic or other form. Participation in ZDB is free and open to all libraries and institutions. Currently, 3,700 libraries of all German federal states and from Austria bring their journal titles and the corresponding proof of possession into the ZDB (state: 05/2018).

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