The Maritime Archives as an accurate research tool

How to use the digital subject database for your maritime studies or teaching 

The Maritime Archives are a versatile research tool that offers both students and teachers enormous potential when it comes to analyzing topics from the maritime market. Whether maritime shipping, innovative shipbuilding technology, offshore or shipbuilding industry - the internationally renowned digital specialist media of the DVV Media Group provide a high-quality reference for your scientific work, your presentation or your teaching material.

In this article, we show you how to use the Maritime Archives as a comprehensive research tool to obtain specific information on maritime topics.

The Maritime Archives are a versatile research tool that offers both students and teachers enormous potential when it comes to analyzing topics from the maritime market. Whether maritime shipping, innovative shipbuilding technology, offshore or shipbuilding industry - the internationally renowned digital specialist media of the DVV Media Group provide a high-quality reference for your scientific work, your presentation or your teaching material.

In this article, we show you how to use the Maritime Archives as a comprehensive research tool to obtain specific information on maritime topics.

 

Digital specialist media in databases facilitate the procurement of information

Searching in a digital subject database is particularly useful if you need high-quality specialist literature on the national or global maritime market for your scientific dissertation or for your teaching position.

The Maritime Archives enable you to systematically and flexibly find specialist articles, which you can access anytime and anywhere.

Both students and teachers benefit from the directly available information in the bilingual database.

 

for Students

for Lecturers

Are you studying Maritime Management, Maritime Transport, Shipbuilding, Maritime Engineering or a similar course of study? In the Maritime Archives you will quickly and easily find suitable specialist literature for the topic of your presentation and your thesis.

Researching online databases also holds enormous potential for teachers: By means of relevant specialist articles, you prepare teaching content in a clear and practical manner. In this way, you provide your students with the ideal basis for a more in-depth analysis and understanding of a topic.

 

The Maritime Archives give you access to titles of the maritime industry

With our maritime specialist database, we facilitate research in all maritime publications of the DVV Media Group. In the bilingual specialist information database you have access to the specialist articles of the following newspapers:

 

The database is constantly updated. When a new monthly issue is published, the technical articles are automatically activated in the Maritime Archives.

Articles from renowned newspapers for your research  

Our digital specialist database gives you access to specialist and author contributions of internationally recognized titles from our company.

Schiff&Hafen

Ship&Offshore

New Ships

Founded in 1949, the trade journal is considered one of the most renowned titles for shipping and maritime technology. Its articles inform about innovations in shipbuilding technology, topics of nautical or mechanical engineering ship technology and ship operation management. In the Maritime Archives you have access to all technical articles published since 2010.

In eight annual issues, Ship&Offshore provides you with specialist articles on trends and developments that drive the maritime market. All articles are written in English. The newspaper is increasingly dedicated to the topics of shipbuilding, marine engineering and offshore technology. Our digital specialist database provides you with all articles that have appeared since 2010.

The weekly information service provides you with concise news about trends and news of the international shipbuilding industry. The Maritime Archives contain articles published since March 2017.

This is how the search in our maritime specialist database works 

The use of the specialist database with maritime specialist articles is similar to searching in an Internet search engine. The Maritime Archives leave you a lot of leeway to adapt your research to your individual needs.

Whether simple searches or complex queries - with the help of Boolean operators, phrases and wildcards you can refine your search in the database. The following operators are available to you:

 

  • AND
  • OR
  • NOT

 

If you are searching for a term consisting of several words, you should signal this to the subject database by entering quotation marks. For example, if you are searching for specialist articles on the topic of Big Data, enter "Big Data" in the search field of the Maritime Archives.

The simple menu navigation makes the search accurate  

Would you like to find an article that a certain author has written in a specific publication? Using uncomplicated menus, you can adapt your search in the Maritime Archives to your specific needs. You have various options.

1.    Author search

If you click on the small black triangle at the right end of the search field, a search field for authors opens.

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In this case your research is limited to the author database. This means that you will receive hits for articles written by the author you are looking for.

2.    Narrowing the search pool

If you want to limit the search to specific specialist media, select "Publications" below the search field. The default setting "All" appears here. Use the drop-down menu to include the publications that are relevant to your search. You can also select the publication by clicking on the top-level menu or on the header.

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3.    Restrict time frame & search period

Use the drop-down menus "Search from" and "Search to" below the search field to set the desired time frame for your search.

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Arrange search results clearly 

Your search in the Maritime Archives will produce a list of hits, which by default are sorted by relevance, i.e. by the number of matches to your search term. Further sorting is possible if required. You can also arrange the found articles according to the following criteria:

  • Date
  • Ascending
  • Descending

 

In the results of your research, you will see individual hits with a short descriptive text that provides you with initial facts about the contribution. The full text of the article is available for download after entering your login data.

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Fast access to our maritime specialist database  

Access to the full texts of the technical articles in the maritime information database requires user access. If you want to use the Maritime Archives for research for your teaching or for your studies, you have two options:

  • Basic-Access: You get access to all contents of Schiff&Hafen and Ship&Offshore.
  • Premium-Access: With this variant, all contents of the database are available to you without restriction.

 

Subscribers to the newspapers Schiff&Hafen and Ship&Offshore can access the digital versions of these titles in the Maritime Archives.

Convince yourself of the benefits of our database for maritime technical papers!  

As an internationally operating media company, we offer you the opportunity to test our digital specialist database with articles on the maritime market free of charge. The registration is in German language.

Students

Lecturers

University Libraries

As a student, you can use our digital specialist media, including the Maritime Archives, for three months free of charge!

Lecturers receive our maritime specialist media free of charge to use for teaching purposes.

 

We also offer university libraries the possibility of a free campus license for three months.

 

 

Do you have questions about the use of the Maritime Archives or difficulties with the login? Please contact our customer service kundenservice@dvvmedia.com - our team will be happy to help you with your research.

 

 

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