The library provides up-to-date information on its stocks in the Forum for International Cultural Relations. Discovery searches books, journals and articles in a library network with almost 20 million items. Freely available collections from ifa research make documents open access available for free download. The digital offer ranges from press databases and reference works to e-books and e-journals.
Discovery searches the catalogues and databases of associated libraries. This also includes books, journals and articles from the library.
The wiso database* offers daily updated and retrospective full texts from more than 180 newspapers, mainly from German-speaking countries. These include, among others Die Zeit, Tagesspiegel, Neue Züricher Zeitung and Der Spiegel.
In pressreader*, more than 7,000 newspapers, magazines and journals from 100 countries can be read on a daily basis. The newspapers, magazines and journals are available in over 60 languages. Connected is an archive that goes back 90 days.
The Munzinger Archive* contains biographies of almost 46,000 personalities. For all countries, the database provides basic data on geography and population, politics, economy, education and social affairs. Important events in the world have been recorded since 1986 with more than 80,000 reports.
The JSTOR* journal archive contains core journals on all academic disciplines. The focus is on the humanities, social sciences and economics. As a rule, the journals are available as digital full texts from the first volume onwards.