Question: Can I search for articles in the ZDB catalogue?
Answer: No, the ZDB catalogue does not contain any references of single articles.
Question: Can I restrict my search to journals being available online?
Answer: Yes, a corresponding filter is available.
Question: Do I also find daily newspapers in the catalogue?
Answer: Yes, daily papers are included and may be located by using the filter (publication) Frequency and chosing “daily”.
Question: Are titles also displayed in original font?
Answer: Yes, click the button "Options" -> Original font.
Question: Can I search (truncate) original font with wildcards?
Question: I miss the "scroll index" function.
Answer: The option "Scroll index" that was available in the old ZDB-OPAC is replaced by the following functions:
Autosuggest offering appropriate suggestions & choices
Excplicit indices for "DDC categories" and "Countries of publication" in the advanced search (index for text string and codes searches)
Question: Can I display a title in PICA internal format?
Answer: No. MARC21xml, JSON-LD, Turtle and RDF / XML are the available display formats ("Options" button in the full view of a title). Information on the timestamp of a data record (last changed) can be found in field 005 of the MARC21xml format.
Example: 20160916085527.0 .
Question: How is the session timeout set?
Answer: The session timeout is set to 60 minutes.
Question: Why is a correction made in WinIBW not immediately visible in the catalogue?
Answer: The current update interval is 10 mins. Additionaly a session timeout of 60 minutes is set, so that there can be a maximum delay of 70 minutes until the title correction becomes visible.
Question: Are features disabled for some browsers?
Answer: The functions of the ZDB catalogue should work in all common browsers. If you find that some features are not working, please check your browser settings to make sure cookies are enabled. If the malfunction persists, please contact the hotline http://zdb-katalog.de/imprint.xhtml#contact.
Question: How can I link from my system to the ZDB catalogue?
Answer: For information see http://www.zeitschriftendatenbank.de/search/linking/ (in German).
If you require more information or would like to make any suggestions, please contact the firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be pleased to help.