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Subject information for students: Medicine


Currently only available in German.

Literature search

ULB Düsseldorf is made up of the Central Library and several branch libraries. You can find an overview here.

Media on the subject Medicine is located in the Medical Library, building 16.61 (O.A.S.E.), floor O4 – O8.

The books in the reading rooms are shelved systematically, i.e. according to subjects and within the subjects, according to subject areas and topics. The basis of the arrangement is the classification system which divides the fields of knowledge into main groups and subgroups and is expressed by a letter-number combination (classification number). Classification numbers are used for the books’ shelf numbers, and you can use them to search the catalogue thematically.

Click here for an overview of all Medicine textbook collection titles.

To search for literature, especially journal articles on a specific topic, you usually use interdisciplinary or specialized databases. Medicine subject databases can be found in ULB’s Database Information System (DBIS).

You can obtain a virtual user card from the ZB Med Informationszentrum Lebenswissenschaften. This will give you access to licensed e-books and e-journals from this library.

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