Databases - Hints
|Content is accessed using various search functions and the correct specialist terminology. You can also search for specific article titles, journals or author names. Full text, references to original literature or data regarding companies and countries are saved.
|To make working with our databases easier, we have set up various access options
| - databases from A-Z
| - databases by subject: see navigation or menu on the right
Access to electronic resources
|Working with your own laptop in the library, using library resources (Eduroam, VPN)
||External access to databases for Windows (32 and 64 Bit), Mac OS, LINUX and Windows Phone. For Android / iOS: download Cisco Anyconnect in the App-Store.
Access to electronic documents and databases provided here are based on licensing agreements between the respective providers and the University of St. Gallen. In general, the following limitations apply:
- Electronic documents and databases are licensed for personal use in context of studying, teaching or research activities at the University of St. Gallen. Any commercial use is prohibited.
- Dissemination of such content to third parties not affiliated with the University of St. Gallen as well as making it freely accessible (e.g. on an unprotected web page) is not allowed.
- Text & Data Mining TDM: the availability of licensed content for TDM projects is depending on the agreement with the respective provider. We offer our support and can act as an intermediary with the providers, e.g. we can check for you the availability of data or clarify with providers if and how you can access such data. Detailed information about our support services can be found here: Text & Data Mining
- The systematic download as well as the reproduction (manually or with software, e.g. scraping, crawlers, scripts etc.) of substantial parts of E-Journals, E-Books or other licensed databases is not allowed. Providers deem such activities and the use of such tools as infringement of license agreements – which can lead to restricting or even blocking of the access to these resources for the entire University.
- Additionally to the licensing agreements, the HSG IT User Regulations and Swiss Copyright law do apply.
If you are uncertain regarding the proper use of an electronic resource or have any further questions, please do contact us at elibrary(at)unisg.ch.