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Free access

Because of the Corona Crisis a lot of publishers offer free access to journals. Here is a list of the publishers. This list will be continually updated.

Welcome at the IFW library

The IFW library offers literature and digital information services for the scientists of the IFW and institutions nearby. The library has a collection of journals and books about the research topics of the IFW and related research topics.

External users and students can use the IFW library to the following service times:
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Link to the OPAC online catalogue of the IFW
To the E-books
To the databases
To open access
Link to database search for IFW publications

phone:  +49 (0)351 4659-488
e-mail: library(at)

The library and publication regulations are located at the Intranet.