Research tools

Finding books

Catalogue of the Central Library for Sport Sciences

HBZ - Union catalogue of university libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia

Karlsruhe Virtual Catalogue (KVK) Research possibilities in international libraries and in book trading lists 

Finding periodicals

Online catalogue periodicals print and online 

Zeitschriften-Datenbank (ZDB, German Union Catalogue of Serials) German and Austrian inventory of journals (searching contents and articles not possible) 

Finding sport related articles in journals and collected editions

SURF (Sport Information Portal of the Federal Institute of Sport Science, including the Spolit, Spofor, Spomedia databases)

SPORT Discus

Help and assistance for your research

You will potentially need more in-depth information for your research in additional databases: 

  • Ask a librarian at our information desk.
  • Take part in our tutorial for literature research.
  • Ask us to do an extensive literature research for you, at your expense. Find out more here.