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Catalogues, online resources

University library online services
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OPAC / personal library account Start
ZKM - Joint catalogue of monographs Start
EZB - E-journals Start
E-Books - e-book portal, e-book collections Start
E-Diss - catalogue of electronic dissertations of the RUB
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DissKat - special catalogue of older dissertations (image catalogue)
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Campus research bibliographie - publications of scientists of the RUB Start
SehKOn - online catalogue of media for the blind and the vision impaired Start
DBIS - DataBase Information System (licensed and freely accessible databases) Start
Print-Journals (with list of regularly available titles in the Central Library)

 

Local and regional online catalogues
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Bochum catalogue - Joint catalogue of libraries in Bochum Start
UAMR-catalogue: parallel search in the catalogues of the universities Bochum, Dortmund and Duisburg-Essen Start
Rhine-Ruhr libraries (special catalogue of the University Library Centre (HBZ) Start
ZDB - Periodicals holdings in German libraries
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Verbundkatalog NRW - Union catalogue of libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia Start
Bochum libraries and archives (overview)  

 

Online catalogues national and international
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KVK - Karlsruhe virtual catalogue (with links to important catalogues and bibliographies worldwide!) Start
WorldCat Start
German libraries - (overview of libraries' web pages)  

 

 OPAC - Online Public Access Catalog
The OPAC lists monographs in the central university library, part of the monographs in the departmental libraries, and journals available on the campus.
The OPAC still lacks part of the monographic holdings of the departmental libraries published before 1999. For older monographs please search ZKM as well
The OPAC does not  include journal articles!
 
 Campus Research Bibliography
Publications of scientists of the RUB
 
 ZKM - Zentralkatalog Monographien
Monographic holdings of the departmental libraries published before 1999.
ZKM is a digitised card catalogue. Notably less search options than in the OPAC. Please observe the instructions.
 
 EZB - ElektronischeZeitschriftenbibliothek
The electronic journals library is a cooperative service of currently more than 500 libraries, which aims to offer its users simple and convenient access to electronically published academic journals. All journals that offering articles in full text are included.
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 E-Books
E-books are intended to supplement the supply of printed textbooks, and thus help compensate for shortages of much sought-after textbooks. » Please note our special
» Please note our special web page for E-Books!
 
 E-Diss
The university publications database contains all electronically published dissertations of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. The database provides access to the full texts.
Additional search option: If you want to browse dissertations by year go to "Overview by faculties".
 
 ZDB - Periodicals holdings in German libraries
Journals in all languages from 1500 to today with proof of ownership from approx. 4,300 German libraries. The entire journal collection of the university library of the Ruhr-Universität is included. The library identifier "NRW <294>" stands for the central university library. The departmental libraries of the Ruhr-Universität have identifiers of the "NRW <294/..."> type. Holdings in North Rhine-Westphalian libraries are easy to find because in ZDB library identifiers are grouped by counties. Watch out for the label "NRW" left to the library identifier.
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 DissKat
The dissertations and university publications catalogue contains the dissertations and university publications not listed in OPAC with publication years from 1960 to 1996. DissKat is a digitised card catalogue. Notably less search options than in the OPAC. Please observe the instructions.
 
 SehKOn - online catalogue of media for the blind and the vision impaired
The catalogue contains media for the visually impaired, (recordings, Braille books). Currently, about twenty libraries from the Federal Republic of Germany and Austria list their holdings in SehKOn.
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