Online Databases

Access to the below listed online databases is only possible within the campus network for employees or students of the University of Liechtenstein. External access can be gained via Citrix VPN Client.
How to access e-resources?


The listing of research resources by discipline provides an overview on the accessible databases.

Architecture, Art

ARTstor - Images for Education & Scholarship

Over two million digital images in the areas of art, architecture,
     humanities and social sciences

ARTstor Digital Library includes the Art History Survey Collection, the Hartill Archive of Architecture and Allied Arts, the MOMA Architecture and Design Collection, the Carnegie Arts of the U.S., and the Huntington Archive of Asian Arts. Included with each image is descriptive information such as title, creator, date, size, and current location. ARTstor also provides tools to create webpages, presentations, and study guides.

Art & Architecture Source (EBSCOhost)

A broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art
     to various areas of architecture and architectural design

Art & Architecture Source (EBSCO), providing over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books and a collection of over 63'000 images, is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers.
Title list

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (EBSCOhost)

American guide to the current literature of architecture and design, published by the Getty Research Institute

Avery Index to Architectural Periodical (via EBSCO) covers international, scholarly and popular periodical literature, including publications of professional associations; US state and regional periodicals; and major serial publications in the architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia.
Title list

 DETAIL inspiration

If direct access on-campus fails access can be gained via Citrix VPN Client.

Image and reference database with more than 3000 projects from the last 30 years of architecture magazine DETAIL

Each project described in DETAIL Inspiration database is accompanied by a DETAIL project document which can be downloaded as a PDF. The database content is expanded and updated with the release of each new issue of the magazine.

iNorm SIA (Schweizerischer Ingenieurs-​ und Architektenverein)

SIA standards can be consulted on a computer at the premises of Liechtenstein School of Architecture.

NEW!   ÖNORMEN Lesesaal (Austrian Standards)

The library provides online reading access to the topics Technical Drawing and Graphical Symbols.

RSWB®plus (Fraunhofer IRB)

IMPORTANT: Please no online purchase via "Literaturservice Fraunhofer". Request documents via interlibrary loan and document delivery service. Find more information (German only).

Specialist literature on planning and construction - journal articles, research reports, conference papers, dissertations, book chapters, fact sheets, norms and standards

Are you looking for literature for a student research project or master thesis? Are you preparing a pre-study for a research project? Are you doing research for a planning or construction task?
More than 1'500'000 literature references to all topics of planning and building.
Content (German only)
Tutorial (German only)

OnArchitecture (EBSCOhost)

Online archive for audiovisual architecture

OnArchitecture's Audiovisual Archive for Institutions (via EBSCO) contains more than 250 portraits of buildings and videos of over 150 interviews with architects, artists and curators from around the world since 2007.  It offers a deep and detailed panorama of the world’s main authors, works, experiences and issues related to the field of architecture.
Terms of copyright and use


Business & Economics, Technology, Sociology

ABI/INFORM Collection (ProQuest)

Management, Finance and Banking, Accounting, Commerce, Technology and Computer Science

Business Source Premier (EBSCOhost)

Marketing, Management, Finance, Economics; market, industry and country reports

EconLit (ProQuest)

Digital Bibliography: Economic theories, production, country reports, commerce, social indicators


Business economics, macro economics and und business practices

ScienceDirect (Elsevier)

Business, Management and Accounting; Economics, econometrics and finance



FL -

Decrees, protocols of parliament sessions; reports, motions and statements by the government

FL - LIZ Liechtensteinische Juristen-Zeitung

Webportal of the Association of Judges in Liechtenstein; acts and decrees (LIZ inkl. LES)


Legal commentaries from 16 different legal fields, court decisions, periodicals and specialist literature

AT - RDB Rechtsdatenbank (MANZ)

Publications on legal texts and court decisions; legal periodicals
Access and terms of use (German only)
Lexis360 QuickGuide (German only)

NEW!  AT - Linde Digital (LINDE)

Tax law, business law, human resources accounting, administration science

Journals and digital libraries sorted into disciplines from classical Austrian and European legal fields (legal texts, commentaries, handbooks, encyclopedias)

The university subscribes to the following content:
• Steuerrecht National, Steuerrecht International
• Steuer- und Wirtschaftskartei (SWK), Steuern und Wirtschaft International (SWI)

At "Own content" (left side bar) you will find the subscribed content categorized by subject field as well as free content such as laws, court decisions, guidelines and scientific works.

Linde Digital Tutorial

AT - LEXIS 360 (LexisNexis)

Tax, Law and Economics
Access and terms of use (German only)


Court decisions, legal texts and commentaries

DE - JURIS Das Rechtsportal 

Court decisions, verdicts, laws and commentaries

UK/ USA - HEINONLINE Law Journal Library

More than 2'800 law and law-related periodicals featuring subjects such as criminal justice, political science, technology, human rights, and more.


Interdisciplinary databases & Reference works

Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest)

Dissertations & Theses Abstracts and Index (ProQuest) with more than 3.8 million documents

NEW!  Statista (Statista GmbH)

Leading portal for statistical sources and databases in Germany; 80'000 topics from more than 22'500 sources

WISO (Genios)

German sources from Business Studies, Sociology, Psychology and Law

Britannica Academic 

Largest English-language general encyclopaedia

Encyclopædia Britannica Online Academic offers access to a variety of content types including:
• World Atlas
Interactive timeline
37‘000 images and maps
4‘200 high-quality audio and video clips
• daily newsletters from „The New York Times“ und “BBC News“
Merriam-Webster dictionary entries
Fulltext Links to more than 700 EBSCO and ProQuest Information and Learning journals and periodicals

Britannica ImageQuest 

Database of over three million images covering all subject areas

Encyclopædia Britannica Online Image Quest makes available images from over 50 renowned sources such as Getty Images, National Geographic Society, The Times Picture Archive, Natural History Museum, The Granger Collection, Oxford Scientific (OSF), Royal Geographic Society, Bridgeman Art Library und National Portrait Gallery of London.
Each photo or illustration comes with complete metadata, including the source, the copyright holder, a caption, and keywords. 

You have access to right-cleared images, however, each of the publications in the non-commercial education sector includes the disseminator (i.e. the EncBrit, "The Source") and the "Copyright Holder". In particular, for third-party content provided by the EncBrit (e.g., many commercial image agencies, including Getty Images), © requires full ownership and citation. For further information see Britannica terms of use.

How to search tutorial 
Britannica terms of use


Publications by the University of Liechtenstein

Annual reports, science magazine «Denkraum», publications by academic institutes