LIV – Lernen. Informieren. Vernetzen.

The common library

LIV is the jointly run library of Heilbronn University (HHN) and the Cooperative State University of Baden-Wuerttemberg (DHBW). GGS is a partner institution of the shared library. LIV includes four locations: two in Heilbronn (Bildungscampus Heilbronn and Heilbronn Sontheim) along with Künzelsau and Schwäbisch Hall. GGS students and employees have borrowing privileges for the 170,000 items available in the central library of the Dieter Schwarz Foundation’s Heilbronn campus. With over 600 workspaces, the new building provides an attractive place for the widest range of learning and research.


catalogue (LIV) The catalogue lists all printed books and magazines of LIV.

website (LIV) For more information visit the website of LIV.

eLibrary (GGS) The GGS eLibrary is suitable for a comprehensive database research. Users can simultaneously search all electronic resources (articles in full-text databases, GGS journal archives, metadata, open access data).

The following databases are available within the eLibra

  • ABI/Inform Research
  • Beck Online (also remote access)
  • Business Source Complete
  • Juris Spectrum
  • ScienceDirect
  • Statista

The GGS is a participant of the national licenses by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

  • Berkeley Electronic Press Academic Journals
  • Blackwell Publishing Journals
  • Elsevier Journal Backfiles
  • Emerald Fulltext Archive
  • Kluwer Law International journals
  • Oxford Journals Digital Archive
  • Sage Journals Online Deep Backfile
  • Springer Lecture Notes Archiv
  • Springer Online Journals Archive
  • Taylor & Francis Online Archives
  • Wiley InterScience Backfile Collections


For questions about the LIV, please contact the staff of LIV directly:

Phone: +49 (0) 7131 / 1237 277

For questions about GGS-specific databases, please contact: