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Service für die Wissenschaft

Die Angebote der Bibliothek sind ein Service für die Forschenden des DRFZ.


Hilmar Fünning

Opening hours

Members of the DRFZ can enter the library 24 hours a day.

Databases & Alternative Access Strategies



Alternative Access Strategies

Google scholar

Most entries in a GS search come with several different access options, with a link to direct access when available


BASE – Bielefelder Academic Search Engine
One of the world’s most voluminous search engines for academic web resources, provides more than 120 million documents of which about 60% are open access

Open Access Button

Free, legal research papers, covers also preprint archives, institutional and subject repositories and researchGate. Additionally it allows you to send a request for any article that isn’t already covered and the OAButton team will try to make it available

DOAI (Digital Open Access Identifier)

Alternate DOI (Digital Object Identifier) resolver that takes you to a free version of the requested article, when available

Covers also preprint archives, institutional and subject repositories and ResearchGate


Preprint server for biology


Tool for academic networking: register for free, create your own profile, share research, ask authors for publications

The uploading of articles which are not published open access may violate the copyright.


For Twitter users, this hashtag attached to a link to the article will alert other users of your need for this article. Someone who has access can send you the article.

DRFZ Library

If all else fails please order the article from your library.

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