SULB services during the CORONA pandemic


Library regulations

All dunning runs are suspended.
Media already borrowed can remain with the borrowing persons until further notice.
There are no late fees due to the current situation (also applies to interlibrary loans). Also for inter-library loan, there are no late fees.


Freely accessible publishing and database sources during the Corona crisis

In a joint action, libraries put these resources together for you:

This list will be updated regularly!

Please note that these are temporary offers. You can find out the periods of activation when you select a database under the heading "Notes".


Offers unlocked for the Campus

Beck online

Remote access/access from off campus for all members of the University of Saarbrücken.
Personal registration is required for access (VPN + database authentication)

Instructions see

Limited until: 30.06.2020


Free webinars

Ebsco currently offers webinars on various databases, mainly in the fields of economics, medicine, psychology, but also music and art studies. The courses are free of charge. You only have to register with your email address.



Cambridge University Press

CUP offers audio and video content for teachers*, but also for student teachers for different grades.

Limited until: 90 days after registration


Online tools for digital teaching

The platforms listed below provide you with subject-specific tools and resources to support you in digital teaching and research.


FID General and comparative literatur


FID German Studies


Mediaevum (for ancient Germanic research)


Digital text analysis


FID Romance Studies


FID Eastern, Eastern Central and South-Eastern Europe

Online tutorials on library research, research data management and the research portal


FID Musicology: Musiconn

General information about digital teaching and below some free tutorials.


FID Art Photography Design: Arthistoricum

Handbook on digital teaching


FID Historical Studies: Historicum