The independent academic publisher De Gruyter can look back at a history of over 260 years. Today, the De Gruyter group publishes over 1,600 new titles each year in the humanities, STM and law, more than 650 subscription-based and open-access journals, and a variety of online databases. The company is head-quartered in Berlin, with international offices in Basel, Beijing, Boston and Munich.


De Gruyter is committed to publishing a range of online resources, including:

De Gruyter e-Products
De Gruyter eBook Packages

Every year, De Gruyter publishes around 1,600 new ebooks across 28 subject areas. This vast publishing program is support by a broad range of backlist titles, as well as special ebook archive packages from Ivy League publishing houses such as Harvard University Press.


Perpetual access to each ebook package is available to acquire via a one-time outright purchase, with no ongoing fees.


The pricing for all subject ebook packages is inclusive of a 15% discount compared to purchasing individual titles via ebook aggregators.


Alternatively, ‘pick and choose’ packages are also available with attractive discounts.


All De Gruyter ebook packages are hosted on the De Gruyter Online platform.


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De Gruyter eJournal Packages


Discover De Gruyter’s diverse and high-quality journal program, offering about 900 journals across all areas of research in both the sciences and the humanities:


  • About 900 journals: 406 subscription–based, 507 open access

  • More than 730 journals in English: 234 subscription-based

  • About 30 new ejournals in 2016

  • Inclusion in 460 different indexing services, including: Web of Science, Scopus, Compendex, JGate and ProQuest

  • High-impact: 158 journals received an Impact Factor for 2015, with 86 improving their rating from the previous year

  • Constant publication of new online articles due to De Gruyter’s ahead-of-print publication policy


A range of discounted subject packages are available for calendar-year subscription; alternatively, ‘pick and choose’ packages are also available with attractive discounts.


Institutional customers that take out a calendar-year subscription to a De Gruyter ejournal package are granted perpetual access to the volumes published that year, plus temporary access to all backvolumes back to the year 1995 during the subscription period.


De Gruyter’s ejournal packages are hosted on the De Gruyter Online platform, which offers full-text searching, full-text PDF downloads, and DRM-free saving, printing and sharing options. The De Gruyter Online platform is COUNTER-compliant and all ejournal content is indexed in the major discovery services.


De Gruyter eJournal Archives


Going back to the early 19th century and spanning across many different subject fields, De Gruyter’s ejournal archives are a rich resource for each and every researcher.


With the ability to trace developments in knowledge and opinions across decades, De Gruyter’s ejournal archives enable academics to rediscover forgotten works, which can shed new light on modern research.


Don’t let your library users miss such a valuable collection of research history!


De Gruyter Online Databases


De Gruyter is proud to publish over 30 online databases to support learning and research across the humanities and sciences, as well as in architecture and design.

All titles are hosted on a dedicated platform – De Gruyter Online – and access is available via the following options:


  • calendar-year annual rental fee; and/or

  • outright purchase (for completed works); or

  • outright purchase + annual update fee (for ongoing works).


To find an online reference work in your subject area, head over to our Resource Finder.


Fields of Research



De Gruyter's 2020 Online References Catalog

Birkhäuser Building Types Online

  • A highly sought-after new online resource for the study and practice of architectural design

  • Offers exclusive and unparalleled access to the contents of the Birkhäuser program on building types

  • Features a large international collection of contemporary building designs, from housing and offices to museums, schools and other building types

  • Includes floor plans and sectional drawings of unrivalled quality, many of which are vector-based

Birkhäuser Building Types Online

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IUPAC Standards Online

  • Built from the standards and recommendations of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), as extracted from the journal Pure and Applied Chemistry

  • Standards are internationally binding for scientists, patent lawyers, toxicologists, environmental scientists and other practitioners

  • Includes definitions of terms, standard values, procedures, rules for naming compounds and materials, names and properties of elements in the periodic table, and much more

  • Provides quick and easy search and retrieval of IUPAC’s standards and recommendations

IUPAC Standards Online

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Treasury of Linguistic Maps Online

  • Presents linguistic maps selected from various atlases and other titles published by De Gruyter Mouton and other De Gruyter imprints, some available for the very first time

  • All maps have been scanned in high-resolution for maximum quality and enriched with detailed metadata, such as language, location, time period and more

  • Features a map interface that enables zooming, printing and exporting

  • Includes 2,000 maps on first release, with an additional 1,200 maps to follow each year for six years (planned)

Treasury of Linguistic Maps Online

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  • World Biographical Information System (WBIS) Online: The most comprehensive and extensive biographical database in the world, providing information on over 6 million people from the 4th millennium B.C. to the present. Includes over 8.5 million biographical articles on peoples of the following backgrounds:


  • African

  • American

  • Arab-Islamic

  • Australasian

  • Baltic

  • Belgian

  • British

  • Chinese

  • Czech

  • Dutch

  • French

  • German

  • Greek

  • Hungarian

  • Indian

  • Italian

  • Japanese

  • Jewish

  • Korean

  • Luxembourgian

  • Polish

  • Russian

  • Scandinavian

  • South-East Asian

  • South-East European

  • Spanish, Portuguese and Ibero-American

  • The Classical World

  • The Middle Ages

  • Turkish.

20th Century German History: National Socialism, Holocaust, Resistance and Exile, 1933–1945

Popular Titles:



  • all content from Hitler: Sources Online

  • all content from The Diaries of Joseph Goebbels

  • administration files and correspondence files of the Third Reich

  • situation and status reports of the secret state police authorities

  • indictments and judgements of the Nazi People’s Court

  • expatriation and deportation lists

  • the previously unpublished card index on the Nuremberg war crimes trials

  • … and much more

Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina (BTL) Online and Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TLL) Online


  • BTL Online provides electronic access to all editions of Latin texts published in the Bibliotheca Teubneriana, ranging from antiquity and late antiquity to the medieval and neo-Latin eras. A total of approximately 13 million word forms are thus accessible electronically.


  • TLL Online is the largest dictionary of Classical Latin in the world, covering all Latin texts from the classical period up to about 600 A.D.

Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) Online


  • The first comprehensive encyclopedia of Biblical reception

  • Interdisciplinary and international

  • Contains Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, New Testament and historical contexts

  • Spans Biblical reception in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and other religions

  • Describes Biblical influences on literature, visual arts, music, and film

  • CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2010

De Gruyter eJournal Archives
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