Duncker & Humblot's ebook offers for North American libraries


Duncker & Humblot publishes approx. 300 books p.a. Per standard, each new title will simultaneously be published as PDF ebook and printed version.

Ebooks can be ordered either individually or within a collection or an ›Evidence Based Selection‹ (EBS) model. There is no minimum order requirement and no further fees are demanded. The licensee is granted perpetual online access to the content. Generally the ebook price for libraries amounts to approx. 130% of the print version's price. As an exception, textbooks are priced differently.

An ebook pricelist with all the annual subject collections, EBS offers and the complete list of ebooks available in the Duncker & Humblot eLibrary can be downloaded at www.duncker-humblot.de/elibrary/pricelist. Please also notice the General Licensing Conditions.


Core Information on Duncker & Humblot eLibrary

  • over 12,500 ebooks available in the fields of Law, Economics, Social Sciences, Politics, History, Philosophy und Literary Studies
  • additionally, about 5,000 available via short-termed digitization on your demand (contact us)
  • IP-based, campus-wide perpetual access for an unlimited number of simultaneous users
  • remote access via VPN or EZproxy supported
  • PDF download, soft DRM (watermark)
  • metadata available for download (MARC21, KBARTII, CSV format)
  • COUNTER statistics available in the admin area of the eLibrary (Release 5.0)
  • long-term archiving is fully secured by Portico


Purchase and Pricing Models

1. Pick & Choose:

  • no minimum order quantity
  • Pick & Choose discounts: 5% on orders of 10 titles or more, 10% discount for 50 titles or more, 15% for 100 titles or more
  • “Clear Your Shelves” offer: get 50% off on the Pick & Choose price for titles previously purchased as printed version!


2. Evidence-based Selection Model:

  • EBS models are available for 12 months minimum duration or more
  • EBS models either cover all available ebook titles or can be defined to cover only selected subjects (Law, Economics, Politics, and more)
  • a predominantly English-speaking readership can be taken into account in terms of pricing


3. Ebook Standing Orders:

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4. Duncker & Humblot's Journals Programme:


Orders and Contact

In order to be able to process your institutional ebook order, we'd require the following from you:

  • name and address of your institution
  • library contact person
  • email address of library contact person
  • IP range of your institution and library, respectively


For further information on Duncker & Humblot's ebook program please contact our ebooks team for North American libraries: ebooks-na@duncker-humblot.de


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