Available databases

AllThatStats - The Statistics Platform 

All That Stats

"AllThatStats provides access to official data time series statistics of the most important national and international sources".

Sources include: World Bank, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Deutsche Bundesbank, US Federal Reserve Bank

Source: www.allthatstats.com/en/faq/sources/about-the-sources

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Cambridge University Press Journals 

Cambridge University Press Journals

"Cambridge University Press... currently publish[es] more than 420 peer-reviewed academic journals covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine"
Source: https://www.cambridge.org/core/publications/journals 

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Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL) Archive

Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL) Archive

"CEEOL is a leading provider of academic eJournals, eBooks and Grey Literature documents in Humanities and Social Sciences from and about Central, East and Southeast Europe".
Source: www.ceeol.com 

Includes Open Access and paid content. Users must register to access and download content from this database.

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China Academic Journals (CAJ) 

China Academic Journals (CAJ)

Academic journals database covering over 8,500 Chinese and 75,000 international journals

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CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) 

CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)

"Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the world’s largest online resource of documents and articles devoted to research, analysis, and scholarship on international politics and related fields, including security studies, global finance, diplomatic practice, humanitarian law, global governance, development studies, and environmental studies." 
Source: www.ciaonet.org/pages/about-ciao 

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DOAB Directory of Open Access Books 

DOAB Directory of Open Access Books

"DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers. All DOAB services are free of charge and all data is freely available".
Source:  www.doabooks.org 

 

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EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS)

The EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) search tool searches a range of databases.

The following databases are licensed through our content provider EBSCO and can be searched in the EDS. To view items in a particular database or databases, filter the search results by "Content provider".

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
A collection of over 234,600 ebooks in a broad range of subject areas including business and economics, social science, political science, education and technology and engineering.
Source: www.ebsco.com/products/ebooks/academic-collection 

EconLit with Full Text
The American Economic Association's Full Text database

"Professionally classified, updated weekly, and including over 1.6 million records, EconLit covers economics literature published over the last 130 years from leading institutions in 74 countries. In combination with the optional full-text package of over 500 journals, including the prestigious AEA journals, EconLit provides a comprehensive library of economics literature."
Source: www.aeaweb.org/econlit/ 

Sociology Source Ultimate
This database includes over 1300 full-text journals and magazines, over 1250 full-text peer-reviewed journals, and hundreds of videos. Subjects include behaviour and social issues, ethnic and racial studies, political sociology, social movements, and sociological history, theory and research. 
Source: https://www.ebsco.com/products/research-databases/sociology-source-ultimate

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EIU Country Reports

EIU Country Reports

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) database provides country reports from all countries in the world updated monthly. Availability: moving wall: 4 years. (Nationallizenz) 

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Electronic Journals Library (EZB)

 

The Electronic Journals Library (EZB) "comprises 113135 titles from all areas of research, 27549 of which are available online only. In addition, 134707 journals which are provided by aggregators are listed. The EZB contains 76656 journals which are accessible free of charge to anyone. Furthermore, the participating libraries provide their users access to the journals they subscribe to."
Source: http://ezb.uni-regensburg.de/about.phtml?bibid=HSG&colors=7&lang=en 

 

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Elgaronline

Elgaronline

Hertie School library offer access to the following ebook collections:

Essentials in Climate Change

Essentials in Public Administration & Public Policy

Edward Elgar E-Book Archive in Business & Management, Economics and Finance. This package includes over 2000 titles published since 1989. Titles are available with a moving wall delay of 3 years. (Nationallizenz)

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Elsevier Handbooks in Economics Series 

Elsevier Handbooks in Economics Series (Nationallizenz)

"The Handbooks in Economics series provides the various branches of economics with definitive reference sources, suitable for use by professional researchers, advanced graduate students, or by those seeking a teaching supplement. With contributions from leading researchers in the field, each volume presents an authoritative, self-contained survey of the topic under examination."
Source: www.elsevier.com/books-and-journals/book-series/handbooks-in-economics 

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Emerald

Emerald Insight

Emerald Business, Management and Economics eBook Series Collection Archive (Nationallizenz) and Emerald eJournals Premier Collection Archive (Nationallizenz)

Embargo: 2-year moving wall - the current year and two previous years are unavailable.

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Eurostat Microdata

Eurostat Microdata (europa.eu)

The Hertie School is recognized as a research entity by Eurostat. This means that microdata can be ordered from Eurostat. Please see the website for how to apply for access.

The microdata includes, for example: European Community Household Panel, European Union Labour Force Survey, Community Innovation Survey, European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions, Structure of Earnings Survey, Adult Education Survey, European Health Interview Survey, Household Budget Survey.
Source: https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/microdata 

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Factiva

Factiva 

Business information and newspaper database

"DOW JONES FACTIVA is a current international news database produced by Dow Jones, one of the leading global providers of economic and financial information.

This database combines over 30,000 sources to give students, faculty, and librarians access to premium content from 200 countries, in 32 languages. Users have access to a wide range of information from newspapers, newswires, industry publications, websites, company reports, and more." 

Source: https://proquest.libguides.com/factiva 

Access is limited to three users at the same time.

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FAZ Bibliotheksportal - Frankfurter Allgemeine Archiv 

FAZ Bibliotheksportal - Frankfurter Allgemeine Archiv

Includes Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung ab 1993; Seiten Archiv

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ICPSR

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

Data archive for political and social research

"ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. It hosts 21 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields."
Source: https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/web/pages/about/

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Integrum World Wide 

Integrum World Wide

"Integrum World Wide is the largest full-text database of Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), which currently contains over 360 million documents. The electronic full text in Russian and English languages have their focus in the areas of politics, culture, economy and society of Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)."
(translated from original) Source: https://www.nationallizenzen.de/angebote/nlproduct.2009-02-27.6766314168  

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JSTOR 

JSTOR

"JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million journal articles, books, images, and primary sources in 75 disciplines."
Source: https://about.jstor.org/ 

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Kanopy

Kanopy - Stream Classic Cinema, Indie Film and Top Documentaries

For course instructors only (not available to students)
A comprehensive streaming media resource made available and financed through the OSUN Library Resources Program. The collection includes films, documentaries and educational videos. To access this database, create an account using your Hertie School email address.

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Max Planck Encyclopedias of International Law 

Max Planck Encyclopedias of International Law

"The Max Planck Encyclopedias of International Law is a comprehensive, analytical resource containing peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of international law. This definitive reference work contains both the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law and the Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law."
Source: https://opil.ouplaw.com/page/788 

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NBER Working Papers 

NBER Working Papers

Fulltext database of working papers of the National Bureau of Economic Research

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The New York Times online 

The New York Times - Breaking News, US News, World News and Videos (nytimes.com)

Hertie School members can have a free subscription to NYTimes.com. Please visit nytimesineducation.com/access-nyt/ and create an account using your Hertie email address.

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Nexis Uni (LexisNexis) 

https://www.nexisuni.com/

Comprehensive database with more than more than 15,000 news, legal and business sources. Campus License (unlimited access).

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Nomos eLibrary

Nomos eLibrary

eBook-Collection (law, economics, social sciences and humanities) from the years 2017-2020 from German publisher Nomos Verlag (Nationallizenz)

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OECD iLibrary & statistics 

OECD iLibrary

OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

"OECD iLibrary contains thousands of e-books, chapters, tables and graphs, papers, articles, summaries, indicators, databases and now also Podcasts - discoverable by theme, country or content type.

Every year around 500 new titles are published via OECD iLibrary."
Source: https://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/oecd/about 

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Oxford Academic

Oxford Academic (oup.com)

Oxford academic books and journals

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Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics 

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

"Substantive, peer-reviewed, and regularly updated, the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics combines the speed & flexibility of digital with the rigorous standards of academic publishing."
Source: https://oxfordre.com/politics/page/about 

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PAIS Index

PAIS Index - ProQuest

"This resource covers issues in the public debate through selective coverage of a wide variety of international sources including journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, web content, and more. PAIS International is the current file covering 1972 to present, and PAIS Archive includes the content from printed volumes published 1915-1976".
Source: https://www.proquest.com/pais 

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Policy Commons: Global Think Tanks

https://policycommons.net/modules/global-think-tanks/

"Global Think Tanks is a collection of objective, fact-based research from the world’s leading policy experts, think tanks, IGOs and NGOs.

It provides in-depth search and access to some 5m reports from over 25,000 organizations.

[It] cover[s] many disciplines—agriculture, energy, pharmaceuticals, diversity, crime, librarianship, and much more. Content is thoroughly vetted by the organizations that produce it, and it’s curated by [their] editors...

[The] 30 million pages of books, articles, working papers, reports, policy briefs, data sets, tables, charts, media, case studies, and statistical publications provide current, vetted, hard statistical and factual content."

Source: coherentdigital.net/policycommons

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Pollux

Pollux - Informationsdienst Politikwissenschaft

"Pollux, funded by the German Research Foundation, optimises the supply of literature and the information infrastructure in the field of political science in Germany."
Source: https://www.pollux-fid.de/about

Political scientists can create an account to access licensed literature.

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PressReader

PressReader.com

Digital newspaper and magazine database
Titles include: Tagesspiegel, The Washington Post, El País, Forbes, Deutsch perfekt

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The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

PNAS

"The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a peer reviewed journal of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), is an authoritative source of high-impact, original research that broadly spans the biological, physical, and social sciences."
Source: https://www.pnas.org/ 

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Project Syndicate

Project Syndicate - The World's Opinion Page

"Project Syndicate produces and delivers original, high-quality commentaries to a global audience. Featuring exclusive contributions by prominent political leaders, policymakers, scholars, business leaders, and civic activists from around the world, [Project Syndicate] provide[s] news media and their readers with cutting-edge analysis and insight, regardless of ability to pay. "
Source: https://www.project-syndicate.org/about 

 

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ProQuest ABI/INFORM Collection

ABI/INFORM Collection - ProQuest

"The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world."

Source: https://www.proquest.com/abicomplete

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ProQuest Ebook Central 

ProQuest Ebook Central

Ebook lending platform (>300.000 eBooks)

To request ebooks which are not in the Library collection, create an Ebook Central account using your Hertie School email address. Requests are sent to the Library for approval, and we aim to reply as soon as possible (within office hours). It is free to request ebooks.

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ProQuest Political Science Database 

Political Science Database (ProQuest)

"Political Science Database gives users access to hundreds of leading political science, public policy, and international relations journals. It also includes thousands of recent full-text doctoral dissertations on political science topics, together with working papers, conference proceedings, country reports, policy papers and other sources.

Coverage: 1985 - current"
Source: https://www.proquest.com/politicalscience 

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Sage Journals (Humanities and Social Sciences Collection) 

Sage Journals

"The Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Package provides access to 740+ journals, including leading international peer-reviewed titles."
Source: https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/sage-journals-packages 

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Social Theory (Alexander Street) 

Social Theory (Alexander Street) 

"Social Theory is an innovative and highly practical resource for students and scholars in the humanities and social sciences. Originally conceived in 2005, the database brings together an extensive range of influential writings representing the most important trends of sociological thought from the eighteenth century to the present day. Included in the more than 150,000 pages of searchable content are seminal works by such theorists as Harriet Martineau, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Max Weber, Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Jürgen Habermas, Talcott Parsons, Michel Foucault and Jean Baudrillard."
Source: https://search.alexanderstreet.com/soth 

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SpringerLink

SpringerLink

Includes full and free access to all Springer, Palgrave, Adis und Macmillan journals (> 2000) and journal archive ("DEAL" contract);

Springer Political Science and International Studies ebooks;

Springer ebook collection / Palgrave Economics and Finance Collection 2000 – 2013: almost 1000 e-books from the years 2000-2013 with a focus on economics (Nationallizenz)

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Statista

Statista

"Statista.com consolidates statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources and makes it available on four platforms: German, English, French and Spanish."
Source: https://www.statista.com/aboutus/ 

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SZ Archiv (Süddeutsche Zeitung Archiv) 

SZ Archiv (Süddeutsche Zeitung Archiv)

SZ Archiv offers:

  • Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany, Bavaria and Munich edition) from 1992
  • SZ Landkreis editions from 1994
  • SZ supplements such as the SZ Magazin, SZ für Kinder, Jetzt, and Süddeutsche.de

Please note: Any bookmark you set in the SZ Archiv is visible to, and can be deleted by, other Hertie School users. Please delete your bookmarks before closing your session.

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Taylor & Francis Online (journals) 

Taylor & Francis Online: Peer-reviewed Journals

Access to the Taylor & Francis Social Science and Humanities Library (>1400 titles), Taylor & Francis Online Archives 1799 - 2000 (DFG Nationallizenz) (>370 titles), and additional journals.

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Walter de Gruyter Online-Zeitschriften

De Gruyter

"The offering consists of approximately 250 journals covering a broad range of subjects in the humanities and natural sciences. For most of the titles from the subject package 'Science, Technology, Medicine' (STM), the reporting period is from 1998 to 2013, and for most of the titles focusing on the humanities, all back issues are available. The archive will be continuously expanded during the contract period of the associated alliance licenses "Walter de Gruyter Online Journals Linguistics, Literature and Humanities" (LLH 1 and 2) for the current volumes with a moving wall of one year." (Nationallizenz)
Source (translated): https://www.nationallizenzen.de/ 

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Wiley Online Library (journals)

Wiley Online Library (journals)

Full and free access to all Wiley journals (>1600) and archive ("DEAL" contract)

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World Bank Group eLibrary

World Bank Group eLibrary

 

 

"The World Bank eLibrary offers access to more than 3,000 books, 2 journals and several thousand working papers." (Nationallizenz)
Source (translated): https://www.nationallizenzen.de/ 

 

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World Biographical Information System (WBIS Online)

World Biographical Information System (WBIS Online) (Nationallizenz)

"WBIS Online provides,

  • biographies - data and digitized biographical articles - on over 6 million people
  • 8.5 million original biographical articles, published from 1559 to the end of the 20th century
  • biographical articles of people who lived and were influential in all the countries and regions of the earth."

Source: https://wbis.degruyter.com/WBISHelp/en/html/help.html 

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