Electronic Resources

KBR offers several types of electronic resources, mainly in the field of human and social sciences. These external e-resources are purchased by KBR and offered, free of charge, to registered users via the MyKBR account.

You have access to more than 100 databases, 5,000 e-journals and 62,000 e-books. The electronic resources are accessible via the online catalogue or via this overview:

Databases     E-books     E-journals



How to access the e-resources?


You can consult all electronic resources via KBR’s wifi network or via the computers in the reading rooms. Some online resources require a login that you can request from a librarian.


Remote access

Log into the catalogue with your MyKBR account to access the electronic resources. Access is free of charge.

For legal reasons, some resources remain only accessible within the walls of KBR.


Terms and conditions of use

Conditions of use differ for each resource. The general rules are as follows:

  • It is forbidden to use the content for commercial purposes.
  • It is forbidden to make files or data available outside KBR or give them to third parties that are not in possession of a MyKBR account.
  • It is forbidden to delete copyright notices.
  • Systematic downloading of material is forbidden.

The user may not violate intellectual property rules and copyright. The electronic resources must be used individually, for study or research purposes.

The user is required to comply with these conditions. The library cannot be held responsible for any misuse of these resources.


The collection

KBR offers its readers various kinds of electronic resources:

  • Articles (e.g. JSTOR)
  • Bibliographies (e.g. Electre)
  • Books (e.g. OpenEdition Books)
  • Encyclopaedias (e.g. Cairn.info)
  • Indices (e.g. Acta Sanctorum)
  • Finding aids (e.g. CoinArchives Pro)
  • Journals (e.g. ProQuest Research Library)
  • Dictionaries (e.g. Oxford Music Online)


Contact the e-resources department