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The Library of the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is an academic special library which contains basic and further readings in the fields of Economics, Management, Law, Health Management, Psychology and Philosophy. Additionally the library offers several international databases containing information concerning corporate and financial markets.

For students and staff the library is a lending library, accessible around the clock, which externals can use as a reference library Mondays to Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The library stock is approximately 33.000 media, 26.500 of these are monographs and 2.000 are ebooks. Daily press in german and english is provided and the library holds multiple subscriptions to national and international print journals.

Available are the following electronical literature databases

  • ABI/Inform Complete (ProQuest)
  • Beck-Online
  • Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
  • Elsevier Science Direct Business School Edition
  • Elsevier Journal Backfiles on Science Direct 1907-2002 (DFG Nationallizenz)
  • Emerald Management Xtra 
  • Emerald Fulltext Archive Database (DFG Nationallizenz)
  • Financial Times Online
  • Health Business Elite (EBSCO)
  • IMF eLibrary (DFG Nationallizenz)
  • JSTOR Business Collection
  • LexisNexis
  • NBER Working Papers
  • OECD iLibrary
  • Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
    (sponsored by Frankfurt School Alumni e.V.)
  • PsycArticles (American Psychological Association)

Empirical research is assisted and supported by the following databases

  • Amadeus (Bureau van Dijk)
  • Bankscope (Bureau van Dijk)
  • Compustat Global (Capital IQ)
  • Compustat North America + Historical Package (Capital IQ)
  • CRSP 1925 US Stockdatabase
    (Centre for Research in Security Prices, Univ. of Chicago)
  • CRSP/Compustat Merged
    (Centre for Research in Security Prices, Univ. of Chicago)
  • Factset
  • Hoover’s Company Profiles (ProQuest)
  • Hoppenstedt-Aktienf├╝hrer (DFG Nationallizenz)
  • IMF Data (DFG Nationallizenz)
  • ISS – RiskMetrics
  • SNL Financial
  • Statista
  • Thomson Datastream
  • Thomson One Banker
  • Thomson Reuters Eikon

Wharton Research Data Services is available to our members of the faculty.

The library of the Frankfurt School is a participant of national licenses by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and a member of Deutscher Bibliotheksverband e.V. and AG Bibliotheken privater Hochschulen.

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Simone Traudes

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Julia-Vanessa Silex



0049 69 154008-717
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Nora Hofferberth

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