Trial Access to eMedia.

In addition to the licensed e-resources, the library offers trial access to databases, eJournals and eBooks.

The access period is limited and accessible only when on the JKU campus or at RISC; remote access is usually not available.

If identifiers are required, please contact us.

Digital Library


Journal of Visualized Experiments

Accessible to the end of November 2019

JoVE Video Journal ... is a peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing videos from experiments in the field of life sciences. In addition to the videos, there are also instructions and methods available as PDF files to conduct experiments.

JoVE Science Education ... a video database providing laboratory basics through easy-to-understand video demonstrations. (These videos are available with German subtitles, just click on the "CC" button in the video and select your preferred language.)

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Journal of Visualized Experiments

Free Access to the End of 2019

JoVE Core has been unlocked for everyone through December 31st, 2019.

Biology: Hundreds of foundational concepts are explaining through high-impact animations and real-life expermentation.

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Kluwer International Tax Law

Trial access to December 4, 2019

Kluwer International Tax Law is an intuitive research platform for Tax Professionals. Kluwer International Tax Law consists of several modules, each providing deep domain knowledge on cross‑border Tax topics.


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The New York Times

Trial Access to the End of 2019

Accessible via the campus wifi network on PCs as well as on tablets or smartphones.

(Trial access does not include e-reader editions, premium crossword puzzles and related products, Times Machine archives, or NYTimes apps.)

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Trial Access to November 29, 2019

The online portal not only features Austrian and international daily newspapers, but also magazines, lifestyle and special interest titles from all over the world, all in their original print layout.

The portal currently offers over 7,000 newspaper and magazine titles in 60 languages from 120 countries with recent editions from previous months. (Daily newspaper editions from one year back are available.)

Titles includes Le Figaro, Corriere della Sera, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, The Washington Post, USA Today, Hurriyet, El País, Svenska Dagbladet and Izvestia, as well as newspapers from Brazil, Argentina, China and India.

German-language newspapers and magazines include: Der Standard, Die Presse, Heute, Kleine Zeitung, Kronen Zeitung, Kurier, Salzburger Nachrichten, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Der Tagesspiegel, PC Welt, and many more.

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Sociology Source Ultimate

Trial Access to January 18, 2020

Hundreds of international full-text journals from North America, Africa, Asia, Oceania, Europe and Latin America bring an essential global perspective to researching the human experience. Offering locally published content integrated with region-specific authoritative resources from all over the globe, Sociology Source Ultimate provides unparalleled coverage of regional news pertinent to scholars studying all aspects of human behavior and interaction.

Sociology Source Ultimate features more than 26,000 author profiles covering the most cited and most influential authors in the database, who are experts in their field.

Furthermore Sociology Source Ultimate features more than 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20.000+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. Sociology Source Ultimate contains full text for more than 1.000 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 1000 books and monographs, and full text for over 40.000 conference papers. Sociology Source Ultimate features more than 26.000 author profiles covering the most cited and most influential authors in the database, who are experts in their field. Coverage of topics ranges from gender identity, marriage and family, to demographics, political sociology, religion and socio-cultural anthropology.


Thieme Ebook Library Studies and Teaching

Trial access to November 30, 2019

In the database, Thieme eRef is currently a permanently accessible package containing 106 eBooks licensed by the JKU.
Thieme Verlag is granting trial access to JKU students and employees to the end of November 2019 to view all available titles.


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Trial Access to December 21, 2019

ZEDHIA provides historical business information from Austria and Central Europe starting from 1812.

ZEDHIA is an interactive online archive for comprehensive historical research. The online platform provides digitalized, full text-enclosed information about the economic history of Central Europe and about Central European genealogical research.
In addition, ZEDHIA has information about the history of Austrian companies from 1812 to 2003 with almost no gaps.

There have been several additions to the collection, most recently in April 2019 with a focus on Upper Austria.
The re-released version of the portal has been improved, for example with the new quick search feature and separable links to search results.

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