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E-ressources trials

From 1 June to 31 July, the HES-SO is offering its students, teachers and researchers a trial access to Open Edition Freemium e-books and e-journals available for download. The Freemium offer gives access to 197 journals on the platform dedicated to newspapers, as well as more than 14'000 e-books from OpenEdition Books.

From June 15 to August 31, the HES-SO is offering its students, teachers and researchers a trial access to Tënk streaming video platform, which offers a selection of quality documentary films, mainly in the fields of Design and Visual Arts and Social Work.

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Music and Performing Arts Databases

RILM - Répertoire international de littérature musicale

Produced by Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, this comprehensive music bibliography features citations, abstracts, and subject indexing. It facilitates both focused research and browsing for readers of all levels from classical to popular music, from ethnomusicology to music therapy, from elementary music education to advanced music theory.


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Engineering and Architecture Journals

RSC Read & Publish

More than 50 current journals including Open Access journals, and the archives of the journals of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Link to current journals

Link to journal archives

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Open Access publication (workflow)

Interdisciplinary Journals

Sage - Read and Publish

413 journals in various disciplines including: health sciences, life sciences, material sciences and engineering, social and cultural sciences.
Including access to archives from 1999.


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Open Access Publications

Interdisciplinary Ebooks


Scholarvox Universities is a digital library offering streaming access to over 40,000 books in French and English.  Four collections are available: Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Business and Health Sciences, Life Sciences and Medicine.
This platform allows you to consult the e-books in their entirety and provides access to several useful features.

Link for the HES-SO, except domains Design et Arts visuels, Musique et Arts de la scène, schools HEG Genève)

Dedicated collection for HEG Genève (connexion with SWITCH eduID) : Link

Interdisciplinary Journals


All articles published in the journal from 1997.


Business, Management and Services Engineering and Architecture Norms

SNV Connect (SN, ISO, SIA, IEC, Electrosuisse)

Bibliographical reference database for standards. Also contains the full-text of the valid Swiss standards, approximately 37'000 swiss standards: SWISSMEM, Electrosuisse, SIA, INB Interdisziplinärer Normenbereich (SNV), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), as well as all ISO norms. These standards can be downloaded from the database and printed out for an academic use.

Link : only for "Engineering & Architecture" and "Business, Management and Services", as well as for the HE-Arc Conservation-restauration - authentication with SWITCH edu-ID

Social Work Databases

Social Services Abstracts

Bibliographic database focusing on social work, social services and related fields, including social welfare, social policy and community development. Social Services Abstracts is part of Sociological Abstracts.


Libguide (Sociological Abstracts)

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Interdisciplinary Databases

Sociological Abstracts

Bibliographic database in sociology, social sciences and social work, indexing articles, books, book chapters, theses, etc. since 1952. Also contains Social Services Abstracts.



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Interdisciplinary Journals

Springer Journals - Archives

About 1'672 journals published by SPRINGER from 1632.

Embargo : 4 years

Link via swisscovery

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Informations and registration for non affiliated people of swiss universities and high schools

Interdisciplinary Journals

Springer Journals Read and Publish

About 2'400 journals published by Springer from 1997 mainly in the fields of natural sciences, medicine, engineering, computer science and economics


Open Access Publications

Engineering and Architecture Databases

SpringerMaterials (incl. Landolt Börnstein)

SpringerMaterials provides curated data and advanced functionalities to support research in materials science, physics, chemistry, engineering, and other related fields


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Interdisciplinary Press


Access to the archives of nearly 350 titles (printed and electronic) of the Swiss press: French- and German-speaking daily newspapers, business press, magazines, etc.


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