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Databases

Specialist literature, standards of facts can be researched in databases.

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

Find essays and references:

 

Architecture, building design, housing, urban planning:
> Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Building plans, designs, photos, articles on building types:
> Building Types Online

Buldings documents of all DETAIL issues:
> DETAIL inspiration

Ecology, environmental protection:
> GreenFILE

Standard work on teaching in universities:
> Neues Handbuch Hochschullehre

International press information:
> Nexis press database

Urban planning, regional planning, urban development, urban research:
> ORLIS - Literaurhinweise Kommunale Planung und Verwaltung

Spatial planning, urban development, housing and construction:
> RSWBplus - Publications on Planning and Building International

Structural damage
> Schadis - die Datenbank zu Bauschäden

Urban sociology, urban development, urban planning:
> Urban Studies Abstracts

Find standards, guidelines, facts and legal information:

 

DWA bulletins and ATV guidelines:
> DWA Regelwerk online (regristation with HCU e-mail address)

Construction tables for engineers, calculation notes and examples:
> Schneider Bautabellen digital

General reference work:
> Brockhaus Wissensservice

Reference work on geography:
> The International Encyclopedia of Geography

Environmental law, case law, literature references, commentaries:
> juris PartnerModul Umweltrecht (only HCU members, no remote access)

Case law, literature references, practice reports:
> juris Professionell (only HCU members, no remote access)

DIN standards und VDI guidelines:
> Perinorm and VDE Normenbibliothek

Construction costs, calculation prices for labour, equipment and materials:
> sirAdos Baupreise.de

Statistical data:
> Statista - Statistik Portal

Technical regulations & offical provisions in the road sector:
> Straßenbau A-Z digital

Structures, companies, projects, literature references:
> Structurae

 

QUICK LINKS

HCU literature search engine
Start page

Union catalogue /
interlibrary loan
GVK

Database overview
DBIS

Finding E-Journals
EZB

HCU OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATIONS

On repOS you will find dissertations, research reports and student works.

 

Search help

The library offers advisory service, crash courses, coffee lectures and workshops on various topics.
 

Contact

HafenCity University Hamburg
Library
Henning-Voscherau-Platz 1
20457 Hamburg

Tel: +49 (0) 40 42827-5675

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