Contact e-mail for questions and problems concerning access to e-books:
Where do I find e-books?
Links to many electronic books and textbooks are available on CatalogPlus. In many cases, e-books licensed by the Library can only be found on CatalogPlus. Always search CatalogPlus first.
Pleas note that some e-books on search platforms, such as AKL, Pschyrembel, Römpp Online, Ullmann's etc. are to be found in our List of Databases (DBIS).
Where can I access e-books?
Electronic or online books are full text books available over the internet, and can be accessed on the TU Wien campus.
These licensed electronic resources can be accessed from any pc on the TU campus, or by students and staff of the TU Wien off campus via Web VPN. Non-TU library patrons can read these resources on computers in the Library's reading rooms.
Some E-Books licensed by the TU Wien University Library:
Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology
Advances in Polymer Science
The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry
Landolt-Börnstein / SpringerMaterials
Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (2009-)
Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Lecture Notes in Mathematics
Progress in Colloid and Polymer Science
Springer Tracts in Modern Physics
Structure & Bonding
Topics in Applied Physics
A selection of free electronic resources on the web:
ALEX - Historische Rechts- und Gesetzestexte Online: This project by the Austrian National Library digitises Austrian laws from 1849 to 1940 and other legal source materials.
ALO Austrian Literature Online (Source texts and research publications on Austrian literature and history)
OAIster - Digital resources from various subject areas
Umweltbundesamt (Austria): Publications - Publications of the expert authority of the federal government in Austria for environmental protection and environmental control.
Free Web Databases in DBIS - Many thousands of free databases, grouped by subject areas. In some cases, only part of the content will be available free of charge.