UB BOKU has acquired a number of new journals through consortium agreements. As of January 2020 the following journals are, among others, available online:
Annual Reviews Inc.:
Annual review of biochemistry
Annual review of genetics
Annual review of cell and developmental biology
Annals of the Entomological Society of America
Journal of Economic Entomology Journal of Medical Entomology
Crops & Soils Mathematika
Elsevier: International Journal of Biological Macromolecules
Access via Electronic Journals Library (EZB).
From January 2020, UB BOKU will license the PressReader platform. The online platform offers access to national and international daily press as well as to magazines from different subject areas. In total, over 7,000 titles are available in their original print layout.
–> More Information and Access to PressReader via DBIS
During the Christmas holidays the library has these opening hours.
Due to the implementation of the new library system ALMA the search-platform „BOKU:LITsearch“ will replace the hitherto existing online-catalogue.
Access to BOKU:LITsearch
Literature search is generally possible without login.
Access to licenced electronic resources (e-books, e-journals) is provided on BOKU-campus without login.
Outside BOKU-campus BOKU staff members and BOKU students have access to licenced content after login with their BOKU account.
Library user account
To log into the library user account BOKU staff members and BOKU students use their BOKU account.
For other users login is provided with the barcode-number of their library card and password.
After login the following services can be used:
– Library account (renewals, reservations)
– Overview of borrowing options for items
– Interlibrary loan
The search-platform „BOKU:LITsearch“ provides access to all literature and media offered by the BOKU-library and further resources. A general search produces an extensive title list which can be refined to „Bibliothekskatalog“ (library catalogue) with the facet located at the left bar.
-> Access to BOKU:LITsearch
Due to the recent implementation of the new library system there may well be data corrections and other adjustments to the system.
At the beginning of the semester the library offers guided tours regularly. During these tours we present our various services and look forward to answering any remaining questions.
Minimum amount of attendees: 3 persons
Duration: approximately 30 min
Click here for the dates for the winter semester 2018.
With the implementation of the new library system Alma,
Starting with Sept. 17th, 2019 the fines for every overdue book are € 0,30 per business day.
In summer 2018 a new library system will be implemented, therefore some library services will be reduced or unavailable for the time of the implementation (July, 1st –September, 30th).
More Information is available here.
The library offers test access to the following databases:
„Spark – Encyclopedia of Physics, Materials Science and Chemistry“ (until 30.06.2018)
„Enzymes Online“ (until 30.06.2018)
„Energy Online“ (until bis 31.12.2018)
Access is only possible at the BOKU-Campus.
Please send feedback to: ub.support(at)boku.ac.at
The Library of the Institute of Social Ecology is the newest BOKU library. The focus of its collection is on social ecology and environmental history. It is located in Schottenfeldgasse 29/5, 1070 Vienna and is attached to the Special Library SOWIRE. More information is available here (in German).