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More than just a library catalog...

Find the available literature at HafenCity University Hamburg (HCU). In addition, the search engine indexes the holdings of Hamburg's other academic libraries and supra-regional libraries, as well as articles from various databases. Interlibrary loan is also integrated.

Top databases

> Scopus

> FID Bau digital

> nautos (formerly Perinorm) - Standards & Guidelines

> Detail inspiration

> Statista german and Statista international..
You can choose between the German and international platform via the globe symbol at the top right.

A complete overview of licensed and freely accessible databases is provided by the Datenbank-Infosystem (DBIS, in German).

The databases and digital media licensed by the HCU library are accessible in the HCU network and for students and employees of the HCU also from the outside.


Terms of use

If you use our digital media, license conditions must be respected:

> Data and full texts may only be printed or downloaded for personal use and non-commercial purposes (science, research and teaching).
> Passing on to third parties is not permitted, neither in electronic nor in printed form.
> Systematic downloading of articles or search results, especially by robots, is prohibited.
> Please also note the license terms on the provider pages.


HCU literature search engine

Union catalogue /
interlibrary loan

Database overview

Finding E-Journals

Platform B.A.U. digital
FID Bau digital


Auf repOS finden Sie Dissertationen, Forschungsberichte und Studentische Arbeiten.


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