Search: Therapy Sciences

What do I find here?

On this page you will find:

  • databases: multidisciplinary or subject-specific databases licensed by the Trier University of Applied Sciences, which offer you full texts, literature references or facts from the fields of therapy sciences
  • journals: licensed journals in the fields of therapy sciences or databases which give you access to such journals.
  • research portals: websites that bundle information resources on therapy sciences and often enable meta searches via library catalogues, databases and search engines.
  • other: link collections that lead you to e.g. subject-specific search engines, free e-books or information pages.  

Important: In addition to the search tools listed here, there are multidisciplinary search options such as library catalogues, scientific search engines and academic networks.

Metasearch tools can be used to search for subject-specific search tools on your own: →  databases, → journals.

Databases (licensed)

  • Link: Nautos
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN
  • Subject: General; Architecture, Civil Engineering and Surveying; Chemistry; Electrical Engineering, Measurement and Control; Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Fisheries, Home Economics, Nutrition; Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Production Engineering, Mining and Metallurgy, Transport Engineering, Precision Mechanics; Law; Technology in General; Process Engineering, Biotechnology, Food Technology
  • Database type: Full texts, references
  • Contents: Nautos is the standards database of Beuth-Verlag and holds more than 2.5 million records from 27 countries for you. The database contains standards, technical rules, German legal regulations with technical relevance, VDI guidelines as well as European and international rules (e.g. CEN / CENELEC / ISO / IEC). The following can be searched as full texts:
    • DIN standards without VDE designation,
    • DIN-EN standards.
  • Note on rights of use: The full texts accessible via the licence may only be used by members of Trier University of Applied Sciences within the framework of the copyright law. Passing on to third parties is not permitted. Any unauthorised reproduction, disclosure to third parties or systematic download constitutes an infringement of rights liable to compensation and is punishable by law.
  • Links: SpringerLink (Campus computer, VPN), SpringerLink (Shibboleth)
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN, Shibboleth
  • Subjects: multidisciplinary
  • Database type: full texts (i. a. e-books, e-articles), references
  • Contents: Licensed are the packages:

    - Business and Economics (2010 to 2015)
    - Business and Management (as of 2016)
    - Earth and Environmental Science (as of 2009)
    - Economics (as of 2007)
    - Economics and Finance (as of 2016)
    - Energy (2013 to 2020)
    - Technology and Computer Science (as of 2010)
TEMA - Technology and Management
  • Link: TEMA (research via the wiso search interface)
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN
  • Note: TEMA is currently frozen at August 2021. You can only search for documents whose data has been entered into the database up to this date.
  • Subjects: Mechanical and plant engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and information technology, energy technology, materials, textile technology, medical technology, mining, business management and organisation
  • Database type: references (incl. abstracts)
  • Contents: The database aggregates information from German and international scientific and applied specialist literature such as journals, conference reports, research reports and dissertations, as well as other hard-to-find literature. It includes the subject databases:
    - DOMA® mechanical engineering and plant engineering,
    - ZDE - electrical engineering, electronics and information technology,
    - ENTEC energy technology,
    - WEMA® materials
    - TOGA® textile technology,
    - MEDITEC medical technology,

    - BERG mining,
    - BEFO management and organization.

Wiley Online Library
  • Link: Wiley Online Library (campus computer, VPN)
  • Access: campus computer, VPN
  • Subjects: multidisciplinary
  • Database type: full texts (journal articles), references (also: books, reference works)
  • Contents (DBIS): The "Wiley Online Library" is a multidisciplinary publishing portal that offers a variety of sources under one interface: electronic journals, books and book series as well as reference works published by Wiley / Wiley-VCH. The portal offers search options under various aspects including access to abstracts and full texts of open access journals. With purchased licenses, further full texts can be accessed.
  • Link: wiso
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN
  • Subjects: Economics, social sciences, psychology, law, technology
  • Database type: full texts (journal articles, newspaper articles), facts (company and market information)
  • Contents: The wiso database offers various media formats in the fields of economics and social sciences, psychology, law and technology. The University of Trier has licensed access to the module "journals" for its members. It makes it possible to access more than thirteen million German and English-language full texts from national and international (practitioner) journals, for example in the fields of 'Marketing & Advertising', 'Electrical Industry', 'IT', 'Legislation' or 'Environmental Management'.

Journals (licensed)

American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Link: American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN; only Main Campus
  • Subjects: speech therapy, therapy sciences
  • Journal content: "AJSLP publishes peer-reviewed research and other scholarly articles on all aspects of clinical practice in speech-language pathology. The journal is an international outlet for clinical research pertaining to screening, detection, diagnosis, management, and outcomes of communication and swallowing disorders across the lifespan as well as the etiologies and characteristics of these disorders. Because of its clinical orientation, the journal disseminates research findings applicable to diverse aspects of clinical practice in speech-language pathology. AJSLP seeks to advance evidence-based practice by disseminating the results of new studies as well as providing a forum for critical reviews and meta-analyses of previously published work." (
  • Link: Ergoscience
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN; only Main Campus
  • Subjects: ergotherapy, therapeutic sciences
  • Journal content: "ergoscience is the scientific journal for occupational therapy. It has been published since 2006 and by Schulz-Kirchner Verlag (publisher) since January 2011. With four issues per year, it is aimed at German-speaking occupational therapists. It includes original papers, reader-friendly study summaries, university degree and research group communications, event reports, calendar of events, and book reviews. One of the aims of the journal is to support the academization of the profession in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The German-language publications of university and research papers show which topics occupational therapy currently addresses and encourage readers from practice, teaching and research to exchange ideas and discuss discourse. The original papers undergo a double blinded peer review process. An international editorial team consisting of eight occupational therapists ensures the scientific quality and timeliness of the articles. The team receives support from an international scientific advisory board, currently consisting of 26 occupational therapists." (Schulz-Kirchner-Verlag, transl.)
  • Link: Logos
  • Access: via login data. You will receive the data after a shibboleth login: click here
  • Subjects: speech therapy, therapeutic sciences
  • Journal content: "Since 1993, this journal has been dedicated to dealing with speech, voice, swallowing and hearing disorders in all age groups. The aim is to build a bridge between concrete practical requirements and current scientific findings. In addition to numerous application-related contributions from academic speech therapy, there are further reports from the adjacent medical disciplines, speech therapy, linguistics, psychology, pedagogy and philosophy. Logos publishes empirical and theoretical original works as well as case studies, interviews or science journalistic articles. The varied nature of the magazine's content corresponds to an unconventional and reader-friendly design. Interested parties are above all speech therapists, pedagogues, special education teachers, respiratory, voice therapists, psychologists, linguists, social scientists and physicians with specialties in pediatrics, phoniatrics, otorhinolaryngology and orthodontics, as well as related disciplines such as occupational therapy, physiotherapy, music therapy and other health and auxiliary professions." (Logos, transl.)
  • Link: Physioscience
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN; only Main Campus
  • Subjects: physiotherapy, therapeutic sciences
  • Journal content: "The physioscience journal addresses physiotherapists from all disciplines and those which are interested from other professions. physioscience is the German-speaking forum for scientifically interested physiotherapists.

    - of physiotherapists for physiotherapists
    - original and review articles: Gain decision-making security in therapy with the latest study results!
    - research in physiotherapy: Stay up to date!
    - science across methods: Inform yourself from all subject areas!
    - further studies: read and commented" (Thieme, transl.)
Sprache, Stimme, Gehör
  • Link: Sprache, Stimme, Gehör (Speech, Voice, Hearing)
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN; only Main Campus
  • Subjects: speech therapy, therapeutic sciences
  • Journal content: "Sprache, Stimme, Gehör (Speech, Voice, Hearing) is the specialist journal for anyone who is concerned with speech, voice and hearing disorders - from speech therapists and phoniatric / pedaudiologists to speech therapy educators or hearing impaired teachers. It conveys secure medical facts for your further education - maximum practical benefit, the greatest possible support in your everyday life and the famous view beyond the horizon are our goals.

    a) Focus topic. The core of each issue is the main topic. In addition to practical relevance, the focus is on the scientific nature, the topicality as well as the interdisciplinarity: a topic is examined comprehensively and from different perspectives.
    b) Listening - recognizing - understanding. In each issue you will find a sound sample for a voice or speech disorder. Listen to it, recognize the underlying disorder and understand the causes, diagnostic options and therapeutic consequences. You can read in an interview with Mr Brauer how such an audio sample is created.
    c) seeing - recognizing - understanding. Each issue illustrates a voice, or speech disturbance using a video. In the accompanying text article you will find information on findings, causes and therapy.
    d) original work. Results of important clinical and experimental studies are presented and discussed.
    e) Read for you, heard for you. Here you will find summaries of national and international literature, short reports of lectures or symposia, interesting press releases or references to contests.
    f) New impulses. Young trainees present their thesis, themselves and their school or university.
    g) The little repetitor. Some things are easily forgotten or confused over and over again. Our reptile, the little repetitor, helps. It refreshes your knowledge while helping those in training to prepare for the exam.
    h) patient information. Here, we provide your patients with easy-to-understand, concise, and important information on common questions in everyday practice - as a copy template for laying out or as a work aid in a patient interview.
    i) The content quality is ensured by a publisher panel, the expert advisory board and many other reviewers as part of the peer review process." (Thieme, transl.)

  • Links: SpringerLink (Campus computer, VPN), SpringerLink (Shibboleth)
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN, Shibboleth
  • Journals: Via the database you have access to various journals in the fields of medicine and therapeutic sciences, e.g. to the Manuelle Medizin or the HNO.
  • Link: wiso
  • Access: Campus computer, VPN
  • Journals: Via the database you have access to a number of practitioner journals in the field of health, such as the Deutsche Ärzteblatt or the GesR Gesundheitsrecht.

Research portals

  • Link: DigiBib (Digital Library)
  • Subjects: multidisciplinary
  • Link collection: Under the tab "Additional E-Media", the DigiBib offers you a collection of database and website links from the field of medicine & health sciences.
  • Link: Research portal LIVIVO (life sciences)
  • Subjects: biology, chemistry, energy, environmental protection, agriculture and forestry, nutrition, medicine, pharmacy, process engineering, biotechnology, food technology
  • Description (DBIS): LIVIVO is the search portal of ZB MED - information center for life sciences for the subjects medicine, healthcare, nutrition, environmental and agricultural sciences. LIVIVO replaces the previous search portals MEDPILOT and GREENPILOT.

    The new portal LIVIVO offers a simultaneous search in all fields of ZB MED. The search is not limited to its own holdings: LIVIVO searches around 59 million records from over 60 subject data sources (part of it is included in the data source BASE).
    The hit list in LIVIVO also provides information on how users can access the texts or other materials. Whenever possible, freely accessible sources are linked and the full text is made available. That is how LIVIVO supports the idea of ​​Open Access. In addition, if possible, articles with links to the underlying research data are linked (state: 03/2018).


Qualified Research Links: Ergotherapy
Qualified Research Links: Physiotherapy
Qualified Research Links: Speech Theraphy
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