Databases: Landscape architecture

Acta Horticulturae Online Library
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Full text database
Contains the "Acta Horticulturae" of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS).
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arthistoricum.net
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Portal
Portal of Germany's Specialised Information Service Art, Design, Photography. Also covers topics such as garden art, landscape planning etc. Contains source material, literature references and image collections (incl. plans) from catalogues of art history libraries and various photo libraries.

baufachinformationen.de
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Bibliographic database
Contains references of literature on construction, preservation of monuments, regional development and urban green space management as well as on waste, soil and water.

beck-online
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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. 

DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals
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Full text database
Contains articles from high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Documentation nature and landscape online
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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).

DWA Literaturdatenbank
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Bibliographic database
Contains references of literature on water management, wastewater technology, hydraulic engineering, water protection, hydrology, waste and soil based on the library of the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA).

FORS® - Forschungsdokumentation Raumordnung, Städtebau, Wohnungswesen
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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.

Garden-Cult
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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.

Geo-Portal Hessen
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Portal
Contains geodata, geographic information, maps and aerial maps of Hesse in the fields of construction, leisure, culture, history, statistics, design, environment and traffic, provided by GDI-Hessen.

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

HeBIS- Portal
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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)
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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.

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

Livivo
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Portal
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.

 

NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA)
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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
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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.

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

OpenGrey
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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
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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).

Rosetta Stone
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Language learning program
Rosetta Stone is an online language course that covers learning content from beginner to advanced levels. There are courses in 24 languages, 7 of which go up to level C1. Included are English and German as a foreign languags. You can find a getting started guide on how to create your account here.

 

RSWB Plus
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Bibliographic database
Contains references of national and international literature on environmental and urban planning, housing, civil engineering and architecture, compiled by the Fraunhofer Information Centre for Planning and Building.
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Springer Link
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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.

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

Web of Science
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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.

wiso-net.de
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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-Kartei (biographical part)
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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".