Research and Information Services
NEW: BOSS - Our one stop search!
Try our new BOSS one slot search. Find all our eMedia like ebooks and database content fast with one search in one slot!
The user account with all self-service functions can also be found in BOSS.
Libraries Catalogue (OPAC)
The Libraries Catalogue contains the actual physical content of the libraries.
It also contains the e-books which the libraries have licensed.
The user account with all self-service functions can also be found in the catalogue.
Databank Information System (DBIS)
The DBIS databank portal provides access to all the latest academic information. The various databanks available, for example, WISO, BUSINESS Source Premier (EBSCO), SciVerse ScienceDirect, ACM, IEEE, PERINORM (DIN-Normen), can be accessed here.
Electronic Journals Library (EZB)
The Electronic Journals Library (EZB) service provides easy access to electronic academic journals. The traffic light symbols indicate whether the journal is accessible on campus or available free of charge online in full text.
NEW: LYNDA (formerly VIDEO2BRAIN)
NEW: As of the winter semester of 2017/2018 we have licenced the English and German video trainings by LYNDA again.
LYNDA grants you access to over 5000 video trainings on various topics. You may log in via Shibboleth using your HFU-account. Choose ‘English’ or ‘German’ to search LYNDA for videos in that language.
OPUS - HFU repository - publish online
The publication server OPUS provides members of the Hochschule Furtwangen with the opportunity to publish their documents in the sense of open access with only some mouse clicks.
CITAVI - Research Management Software
The CITAVI research management software supports the complete work process from research to the finished manuscript.
All students and staff of Furtwangen University have free access to a personal full version of Citavi team, which is suitable for both individual and team projects.
Library Regulations and Fees
The library rules and regulations, including charges and penalty fees can be found here. (Please note: information is only in German.)