Scientific Search Engines

The BMBF has opened this new Internet portal that has been created to search for scientific publications and research promotions.


Google Scholar
Search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research and find articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.


German search portal for life sciences. It is possible to search several free databases (including PubMed) with only one question.


BASE is the name of the multi-disciplinary search engine for scientifically relevant web resources which was created and developed by Bielefeld University Library. is the prototype for a global science gateway connecting you to national and international scientific databases.