Databases GBV Order Function

Certain databases are linked to the Common Library Network (GBV) and provide an order function. Literature that is not available in Greifswald´s libraries can be ordered directly by using the online interlibrary loan function.

When using the Database Information System (DBIS), all of the databases with an order function can be be selected. The resources on offer are regularly updated.

Current overview of all databases with an order function


Popular Databases with Order Function for Online Interlibrary Loan Requests

IBZ - International Bibliography for Periodicals in the Fields of Arts and Sciences
The IBZ is an international, interdisciplinary bibliography of academic journals that principally covers the arts and social sciences. IBZ Online since 1983.


IDZ - Index of German Journals 1750 - 1815
The Index of German Journals IDZ consists of roughly 100,000 articles from 195 German periodicals dating from between 1750 to 1815.


The online database lists medical publications starting with the year 1966. Subject areas: biology, medicine, pharmacy, psychology, sport.


MLA International Bibliography
The MLA International Bibliography is the most important bibliography covering the areas of literature, linguistics (including constructed and sign languages) and folkloristics of all modern languages.


The database stores references from all areas of psychology.
The database consists of two segments:
-PSYNDEX Literature and AV-media


Web of Science
One of the advantages of the Web of Science when compared to subject-specific databases (article databases) is its interdisciplinarity, the broad range of subjects covering the arts, social sciences, medicine, natural sciences and technology.


Wiso Wissenschaften: Economics and Business Administration
Only extensive German-language database for economics and business administration; selection of other languages.

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The ZDB (German Union Catalogue of Serials) is the world´s largest database for serial titles and local holdings of journals and newspapers. This does not only include print media, but also titles from e-journals