eBooks are often electronic versions of printed books. They can be accessed immediately from wherever you are
Publishers offer their eBooks in a variety of formats and licenses. This is reflected in the choice of printing and saving options for the licensed eBooks.
Systematically downloading or printing entire or parts of eBooks is strictly prohibited. You may however save or print individual pages, chapters or books for personal use or for research purposes. eBooks may not be passed on to third parties, either electronically or in hard-copy form.
Please read the Stabi handout on the Urheberrechts-Wissensgesellschafts-Gesetz – UrhWissG (German only).
Access to eMedia
Members of Universität Hamburg have access to all eBooks licensed by Bibliothekssystem UHH:
- on campus via eduroam-Wi-Fi,
- off-campus or from home via VPN client (with Universität Hamburg user ID) or (only recommended if you need a single title) via HAN using your library card (library card number and passwort).
eBooks: Access, Copy, Save, Print
The list represents a selection of eBooks in business, economics and social sciences and is only a part of all eBooks available and licensed in the library system Universität Hamburg.
Publishers / collections allowing chapter download
beck-eLibrary (incl. Vahlen) / Title list WISO, EBS until 31.12.2021
Publishers / collections allowing book downloads
Publishers / collections allowing chapter download with restrictions or after additional registration