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Acta Horticulturae Online Library

Full text database
Contains the "Acta Horticulturae" of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS).

Agris - International System for Agricultural Science and Technology

Bibliographic database
Contains references of international literature on agricultural technology, biotechnology, nutrition science and plant production, compiled by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). - Serviceportal Forschung & Lehre

Factual database
Contains facts, information, news and analyses of international agri-food markets, compiled by Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft mbH (AMI

Annual Reviews (Archive)

Full text database
Contains critical scientific reviews of current research in biology, chemistry, medicine and physics, published by Annual Reviews.


Full text database
Contains reference works, journals, case law, commentaries and formularies of all fields of law.
Modules licensed to Geisenheim are labor law,  planning and building laws and regulations, law of local government (Hesse), legal protection of industrial property, law of foodstuffs, environmental law, administrative law and civil law.

Bibliographic Database Plant Ecology Central Europe

Bibliographic database
Containes literature references of flora and vegetation ecology in central Europe, provided by the Library of the University of Braunschweig.


Bibliographic database, full text database
Contains literature references and abstracts of agricultural fields such as cultivation of plants, soil science, biotechnology, forestry, environmental science, nutrition and food science compiled by CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International), including the journal CAB Reviews in full text.

Documentation nature and landscape online

Bibliographic database
Contains references of literature on biology, energy, environment and nature conservation, based on the library and documentation center of the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN).

Contains facts, bibliographic records and full texts in the fields of economics, business studies and business practice. Sources are important German and international databases. The service is provided by ZBW Leibniz Information Centre for Economics.
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FORS® - Forschungsdokumentation Raumordnung, Städtebau, Wohnungswesen

Bibliographic database
Contains references of German research projects on environmental and urban planning and related topics, compiled by the Fraunhofer Information Centre for Planning and Building.


Bibliographic database
Contains references of literature on garden culture, garden design and open space development in the 20th century, including botanical, biographical, and other related information, compiled by Institut für Geschichte und Theorie der Gestaltung der UdK Berlin.

Gartentexte digital

Full text database
Contains digitalized journals, newspapers and company catalogs of the Bücherei des Deutschen Gartenbaus e.V.

Google Scholar

Citation index
Contains literature references of journals and repositories of scientific publishers and societies, with citation analyses and well-known Google ranking.

HeBIS- Portal

The Hessische BibliotheksInformationsSystem is the electronic information and service union of academic libraries in Hessen and parts of the Rhineland Palatinate with one central catalog and national research options.

Horticultural Science Abstracts (via CAB-Abstracts)

Bibliographic database
Contains references and abstracts of international scientific publications about horticultural crops, from genetic resources to gene expression, and propagation to storage, updated weekly.


Full text database
Contains technical information and warning services for fruit and vegetable growing and professional gardening, as well as free access to test reports.

Langenscheidt Online-Dictionaries

Dictionary, full text database
Contains eight volumes of "Duden" and 50 general, technical and specialised dictionaries in 21 different languages.

Contains references of literature, research information and full texts in the fields of medicine, healthcare, nutrition and agri-food sciences. Sources are catalogs, databases, journals and websites. The service is provided by ZB MED Leibniz Information Centre for Life Sciences.


Bibliographic database
Contains references of literature on agricultural science, entomology, plant production, forestry, food technology, environmental protection and geosciences, compiled by National Agricultural Library (United States Department of Agriculture).

Names of woody plants and perrenials

Factual database
Contains the preferred botanical names and common synonyms and trade names of woody nursery plants and herbaceous perennials available in Europe, compiled by the ENA -European Nurserystock Association.


Bibliographic database
Contains references of publications of research centers and departments related to the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture.


Bibliographic database
Contains references of European and Russian grey literature (research information, dissertations, conference proceedings, etc.) in the fields of economics, technics, natural and social sciences, provided by Institut de l’Information Scientifique et Technique.

Organic eprints

Full text database
Contains references and full texts of international scientific publications and research information on organic food and farming, provided by the International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS).

Springer Link

Bibliographic database, full text database
Contains literature references, abstracts and some full texts of journals, series, books, protocols, reference works of Springer Publishing, concerning science, technics and medicine.

Factual database
Contains statistical data and market and economic data in the fields of agriculture, administration, social issues, etc., provided by Statista GmbH.

Full text database
Contains German and European environmental law, regulations and technical rules, provided by Erich Schmidt Publishing.

vifabio - Virtual Library of Biology

Contains references of literature and information specialized in biology. Sources are catalogs, databases, journals and websites, compiled by the University Library "Johann Christian Senckenberg".

Web of Science

Bibliographic database, citation index
Contains references of international literature on sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities and comprehensive citation analyses, provided by Thomson Reuters Publishing.

Full text database, bibliographic database
Contains references of literature on economics and social sciences, e-books and journals in full text (see source list), as well as company profiles and market data, provided by GBI-Genios Wirtschaftsdatenbank GmbH.

Zander Files (biographical part)

Biographical database
Contains references of biographical data of gardeners and horticultural scientists (1783-1920), compiled by Dr. Robert Zander, author of "Dictionary of Plant Names".

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