Springer e-books on the University computer network

Springer e-books on the University computer network

Springer e-books

Some 35,000 titles published by Springer, Gabler, Physica, Teubner, Vieweg and VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften since 2005. The package includes frequently requested textbooks and compendia from the areas of Business Administration and Economics, the Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science. The Library has also obtained a licence for the 'Lecture Notes in Computer Science' series, with issues dating back to 1997.

Springer e-book portal

Please be aware that not all titles in SpringerLink are licensed for the University computer network.

Licensed content

  • is accessible from computers connected to the University's computer network (by LAN cable or Wi-Fi), and which thus have a University of Passau IP address. Enrolled students and staff may use the off-campus access interface to log on to the University's computer network. Log on to the network from outside the University.
  • e-books can be read on-screen or downloaded in pdf format.
  • you are allowed to download individual chapters for your own use, however you are not permitted to give these to others.
  • Springer e-books are in pdf format and identical with the print edition, allowing for correct citations.

E-books in InfoGuide
All licensed e-books have an InfoGuide record. Quick search for e-books in InfoGuide

Access from outside the University
Enrolled students and staff can use the off-campus access to log on to the University network, and through this, to Springer e-books. Off-campus access


Help & advice
The helpdesks in the Central Library and the Business/Economics, Nikolakloster and Law Libraries' reading rooms will help you with any questions you may have about the off-campus access interface. Pay us a visit, use the Message to the Library contact form or give us a call!