ACM Digital Library
Information Technology: - ACM Digital Library: all their publications available in full-text (journals, conference reports, newsletters, special interest groups, except for the e-books) - The Guide to Computing Literature: references to other - non-ACM - literature including dissertations and technical reports.
IEEE/IET Electronic Library
The IEL contains the full-text articles in the fields of electrical engineering and computer sciences published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET); includes the IBM Journal of Research & Development, the VDE Verlag Conference Proceedings, the NESC (National Electrical Safety Code) and the IEEE Standards Dictionary.
Fundamentals for engineers (handbooks, reference works) and interactive tools for calculations (equations, tables, graphs, unit converter). The following modules are licensed:
- Civil Engineering & Construction Materials
- General Engineering & Project Administration
- Manufacturing Engineering
- Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering
- Nondestructive Testing & Evaluation
- Sustainable Energy & Development
Landolt-Börnstein is included in SpringerMaterials. For more information, see SpringerMaterials.
OSA - Optical Society of America journals
Optics, photonics, imaging, sensing - includes everything from fundamental science, recent research to engineering applications, including materials, devices and systems. 7 OSA journals are licensed.
Landolt-Börnstein database with data and fonctions in physics, chemistry, engineering and material sciences. Contains documents and experimental data for 290'000 substances.
Options for searching by substance, structure, property or keyword .
Web of Science
Multidispiplinary database including:
- Science Citation Index
- Social Science Citation Index (with economics)
- Arts & Humanities Citation Index (with architecture)
- Conference Proceedings Citation Index: - Science - Social Sciences & Humanities
zbMATH - Zentralblatt für Mathematik
Pure and applied mathematics (mechanics, physics, economics, biology, chemistry, information technology, communications, operations research, statistics, etc.) Now also contains swMATH, an information service for mathematical software.
Primarily business and economics (management, finance and banking, accounting, trade, etc.), but includes engineering journals and journals from other fields as well, more than a third of which are available in fulltext. ABI/INFORM Global and Trade&Industry are included in the subscription.
Annual Review of Condensed Matter Physics
Review articles of important research in this field from 2010.
Annual Review of Control, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems
Review articles of important research in this field from 2018.
Annual Review of Environment and Resources
Review articles of important research in this field from 1976.
Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics
Review articles of important research in this field from 1969.
Annual Review of Materials Research
Review articles of important research in this field from 1971.
Annual Review of Statistics and its Applications
Review articles of important research in this field from 2014.
Cambridge Books Online
About 2'000 e-books are available to users at the universities of applied sciences and arts on the Cambridge Core platform. The chapters of the e-books can be opened, saved and printed. Unlimited simultaneous access.
Dissertations & Theses (A&I)
References for more than 2.4 million dissertations and master's theses worldwide from 1861. Abstracts are available for dissertations from 1980 and for master's theses from 1988. Previews of the first 24 pages are available for some dissertations.
Replaces Perinorm as bibliographical reference database for standards. Also contains the full-text of approximately 37'000 standards, of which Swiss standards:
- INB Interdisciplinary Norms (SNV)
- SIA EN norms
as well as all ISO norms.
These standards can be downloaded from the database and printed out.
Access: for students and staff of the FHO, ZHAW, BFH, FHNW, HSLU and HES-SO.
Login: Please request the login in your library.
Enzyklopädie der Wirtschaftsinformatik
Encyclopedia for business informatics. This encyclopedia is still in the development stage.
Patents: Espacenet, the database of the European Patent Office, contains patent information (original documents including illustrations) from 72 countries and regions.
Essential Science Indicators (ESI)
The Essential Science Indicators database reveals emerging science trends as well as influential individuals, institutions, papers, journals, and countries in your field of research. Data is based on a 10 year rolling file and covers 22 fields of research.
Newspapers and magazines worldwide, including several Swiss publications, as well as company information and press photographs. Alerts are not possible.
IOP E-Books: Expanding Physics and Concise Physics Collections Release 1 and 2
"Concise Physics" are short introductions into new areas of physics, written for bachelor students and scientists in related fields. The book s in the "Expanding Physics" collection are written by leading experts in their field for advanced students and researchers.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
Provides information on academic journals, such as the impact factor, as a measure to assess the significance of a publication.
Reviews, abstracts and bibliographical information for much of the mathematical sciences literature from 1941. Access for FHO, ZFH.
Contains full-text articles and research data which are based on research financed by NASA.
Swiss and international newspapers and magazines (e.g. Tages-Anzeiger, Handelszeitung, Le Temps) as well as country and company information.
NZZ (via Genios)
Archive of the NZZ and NZZ Folio from 1993 to the present and the NZZ am Sonntag from 2002 to the present.
The Swiss universities of applied sciences and arts have a subscription to the OECD Statistics, Books & Periodicals, such as OECD Economic Outlook, OECD Economic Surveys, OECD Journal.
Springer Reference DE (German Language)
The subscription to this collection has been canceled, but access continues to a selection of handbooks in psychology, the humanities and social sciences, engineering and business.
Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry
Reference work of chemistry as well as chemical and life science engineering; 7th edition.
Wti TEMA FHO
Access for FHO to TEMA (except HTW Chur, that uses a separate access link).
Wti TEMA HTW Chur
Access for HTW Chur.
Preprint server at Cornell University (previously Los Alamos) with articles in physics, mathematics, IT, quantitative biology, statistics.
Freely accessible articles, books and technical reports published by Caltech.
Server with freely accessible data and software created in the course of research projects at Caltech.
Bibliographic references and full-text documents from CERN: preprints, articles, books, journals, photos, etc.
DBLP Computer Science Bibliography
Open data collection of bibliographic data from journals and conference papers in computer science compiled by the University of Trier und the Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik.
Department of Energy: DOE InfoBridge
Bibliographical references and full-text research reports published by the US Department of Energy in teh fields of physics, chemistry, biology, environmental and material sciences, engineering, energy technology, etc.
Medical physics web
Website created by the Institute of Physics for the medical physics community (fundamental science, engineering and clinical applications).
Memory of Swiss construction online
Full-text access to digitized Swiss architecture and engineering journals.
OSF (Open Science Framework) Preprints
Search simultaneously multiple subject repositories with preprints.