Library and Information Science (LIS)

Subject Search

Holdings at the University Library

Please use our Online Catalogue for your subject search. There you can search systematically the classification system. In order to see your hits, click on the corresponding system spot.

Specialized Periodicals

Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek: Informations-, Buch- und Bibliothekwesen, Schrift- und Handschriftenkunde

This is an overview of electronic specialized periodicals with notes how to access them (free web access, Humboldt University campus network) as well as links to the particular periodicals.

Specialized databases

Datenbankinformationssystem DBIS: Informations-, Buch- und Bibliothekwesen, Schrift- und Handschriftenkunde

This is an overview of specialized databases which can be sorted according to their profile (bibliographic databases, full text databases etc.)and their respective access URLs.

Supra-regional library holdings

Special collection field: library, book and information sciences

The special collection field was cared for by the State and University Library of Lower Saxony, Göttingen from 1949 to 2007.

Since 2008 this task has been taken over by the Bavarian State Library.

Wissenschaftsportal b2i

b2i is the scientific portal for library, book and information sciences and bundles information on the subject, databases as well as specialized catalogues. An integrated metasearch function allows at once the search of numerous relevant sources for printed and electronic material, quality internet resources and fact information.

Research Guide Library and Information Science

Please refer to this flyer for an overview of different options for your research.


Katja Krause

Subject Librarian of Library and Information Science (LIS)
Phone: +49 30 2093-99305


Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 1/3
room 9.518
10117 Berlin

Consultation hours

on appointment

Postal address

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

10099 Berlin

Regional specialized libraries

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