Studying or working in life sciences?

We've got the research tools you need.


ZB MED has launched the full version of it's search portal for life sciences called LIVIVO on 10th November, 2015. Follow the link to learn more about the project.

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Information on using the ZB MED catalogues for our sites in Cologne and Bonn.

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E-books and e-journals

Information on how to access e-books and e-journals through the campus-wide network or supraregionally.

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The databases in our Database Information System (DBIS) are sorted alphabetically and by subject.

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Digital collections

ZB MED digitises public domain and non-copyrighted content and makes it available in PDF format as part of its digital collections.

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Search Tips

If you're looking for specific literature or information, our search tips might help you find it quicker!

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Online reference desk

Do you have a question about our holdings? Or do you need more information about our library? Contact us by filling out the form.

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Conference calender

Are you looking for conferences or congresses from the fields of life sciences? Find them in our conference calendar.

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