TU Wien Bibliothek offers a large part of its current literature in an electronic format. E-books, e-journals and databases can be used by TU Wien students and employees, as well as by external users, with different types and conditions of access.

How do I access e-books, e-journals and databases?

TU Wien students and employees

  • At the terminals in the library, in the TU Wien internet rooms and at the institutes
  • At your own computer via TUnet
  • with your TU account from anywhere using VPN (choose the "All tunnelled" option during VPN login)

External (non-TU Wien) users

  • At the terminals in the library
  • Note that access from off campus is not possible for external users due to licence restrictions.

Problems using VPN?

  • If you are experiencing any technical problems with VPN (for instance during login), please contact TU.it.
  • For electronic media inquiries (licence conditions, licence periods, suggestions et cetera), please contact e-medien@tuwien.ac.at

Terms of use for electronic resources

  • Full texts may only be printed or saved for personal use and for research purposes. Any commercial use is prohibited.
  • Systematic downloading of articles or search results, particularly via robots or search engines, is prohibited.
  • Full texts must not be forwarded either electronically or in printed form to third parties.

TU Wien Bibliothek concludes license agreements with providers of electronic content and is obliged to ensure compliance to the terms of use. In case of infringements we reserve the right to take legal steps.