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Open Access Publications

Our Open Access search expands our library services to include openly accessible scientific publications in various languages (mainly German and English, but also in other languages).

What can I find with BOSS?

With the BOSS Open Access Search, a Resource Discovery System (RDS), you have access to about 3 million licence-free publications from the General Index of All German Academic Libraries, which are available for free download. These are books, articles, dissertations as well as newspaper and journal articles.

Free of charge - anytime - anywhere

The use of BOSS is free of charge! Library membership or registration is not required. Access to our Open Access search is possible anytime and anywhere.

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