Additional e-media offers

In view of current library closures, many publishers have temporarily expanded access to their electronic media to support studies, research and teaching. Below you will find an overview of all offers that have to date been made accessible for KU members. As this offer is a temporary, goodwill service provided by the publishers, access is partly available directly via the stated links to the respective publishers’ websites. This overview is continuously updated.

You can find more than 13,400 additional e-books easily in OPAC. Here you will find the entire temporary e-book offer that is currently available in OPAC.

In order to be able to access most content provided by the publishers, you must be logged onto the university network via VPN. For individual licensed online media, access is also possible via Shibboleth or HAN.

ARTstor – Picture archive
More than 2.5 million photographs from over 280 collections of art, architecture, humanities and social sciences. Access is also made via DBIS.

Currently external access via VPN possible. Access is also made via DBIS and Shibboleth.

Access to all journals of many JSTOR Archives, Thematic and Primary Collections, as well as free access to 26 journal archives in public health until June 30, 2021.

Oxford University Press: Very Short Introductions
Access to more than 600 e-books until December 31, 2021. Also available in OPAC.

Oxford University Press: Oxford Handbooks Online
Access to e-books of the following subjects (Publication date: 2020) until December 31, 2020. Also available in OPAC.

  • Archaeology
  • Classical Studies
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Sociology

Taylor & Francis

Access to the e-books from Humanities and Social Sciences by Taylor & Francis until June 30, 2021. Also available in OPAC.