Agricultural Sciences

Subject Search

Reference books and periodicals

The greater part of sources which are relevant to the subject of Agriculture can be retrieved at the Online Catalogue of the University Library. Older items may also be in the card catalogues.

The Karlsruhe Virtual Catalogue (KVK) allows a nationwide search for relevant reference books.

Electronic periodicals on the subject are at the Electronic Periodical Library (EZB).

Periodicals at libraries which are not electronically available and not part of the University Library holdings can be retrieved at the Database of Periodicals (ZDB).

Subject databases

Subject databases are in the Database Infosystem (DBIS).

The most important databases for Agriculture are noted there before the alphabetical index.


Judith Kupke
Subject Librarian Agricultural Sciences
Phone: +49 30 2093-3260 (general address)

Campus Nord
Hessische Str. 1-2
room  1.29
10115 Berlin

Consultation hours
on appointment by phone

Postal address
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
10099 Berlin

Regional specialized libraries

Books wich are not available at the HU can be searched in the regional libraries of the Federal Lands Berlin and Brandenburg with the help of the cooperative library network Berlin-Brandenburg (KOBV-Portal).

Subject News

Agricultural and Horticultural Department

Zentralbibliothek für Medizin, Ernährung, Umwelt und Agrarwissenschaften, Bonn (Central Library of Medicine, Nourishment, Environment and Agricultural Sciences) is responsible for acquisitions of literature on Agriculture worldwide.

Sources on Agriculture may be retrieved via the virtual subject portal GREENPILOT.