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E-books, video tutorials and interactive "learning paths"  for computer sciences (mainly in English, but also some German titles)

(formerly: Safari Books Online)

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  • Business Informatics
  • Multimedia
  • Mechatronics
  • Computer Sciences

Licensed contents


E-books by various publishers, e.g.:


Interactive Learning

Videos: Learning Paths, Case Studies

NOT licensed: Live Online Training

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