Find and access suitable databases for your topic in the Database Info-System. Examples of economic databases with full texts (PDFs) include Business Source Complete, ProQuest One Business and Econbiz.
Filter your list of results by narrowing down the publication type to "article."
Once you've found the journal title, you can order the article as an interlibrary loan from the Kooperativer Bibliotheksverbund Berlin Brandenburg (KOBV) if it is not available in the Technische Universität Berlin libraries.
Our tutorial: Finding Full-Text Articles
Restrict the hit list to the publication form "books" or "e-books."
This is where you can search the catalogs of libraries from all over Berlin and Brandenburg. You can borrow items from KOBV libraries using interlibrary loan. Our tutorial "Finding books in libraries in the region"
Here you can research library catalogs worldwide.
On the start page, select "Case Study" in the search options under publication type and click "Search." This gives you an overview of the over 12,200 case studies, which can be further narrowed down using the filters.
If you are looking for a case study on a specific topic, type the topic into the first search field and select "Keyword" from the drop-down menu. Type "Case Study" into the second search field and select a keyword as well.
In the standard search, enter "DTYPE (Business Case)" (search by document type). This gives you an overview of the over 16,000 business cases, which can be further narrowed down using filters.
If you are looking for a business case on a specific topic, use the advanced search. Restrict your search to the business case document type.
Here you will find the discussion papers from Faculty VII of Technische Universität Berlin, the publication of which was discontinued in 2009. In addition, you also have access to online dissertations and other discussion papers from Technische Universität Berlin.
You can find online publications from other German universities in EconStor, the central publication server of the Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (ZBW).
The Research Papers in Economics database integrates scientific publications such as discussion papers and dissertations from 82 countries.
Printed and electronic literature for individual courses are bundled in so-called course reserves. The printed books can be found at the front of the economics reading room and are marked with the "course reserve" ("Semesterapparat") sticker. They cannot be borrowed, but can, for example, be scanned.
Full-text versions of articles can be found in such databases as Business Source Complete, ProQuest One Business and Econbiz. In databases that only contain bibliographical information (author, journal, etc.) or that are missing full-text versions of current editions, links/buttons are integrated that lead you to the full-text version of an article. These have different names in each database:
Moreover, you can check, if the library has access to the journal, in which the article has been published. Please see the information under "Journals".
Restrict the results to the publication form "print journals" or "e-journals."
In the journal database, you can search for print and online journal titles throughout Germany.
Use the info button in the Electronic Journals Library. The traffic light indicates the availability of journals at Technische Universität Berlin. The journals outside of the TU Berlin network can also be accessed with a VPN or Shibboleth.
Current issues of subscription journals can be found in our journal lounge.