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Katharina Scholl, B.A.
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The "Dokumentation Straße" database is a bibliographic database containing information about publications from Germany and abroad that include abstracts and an extensive classification. The titles of literature in foreign languages are translated into German. About 120 entries are added to the database every month. You can download a list (PDF format) of the series and magazines that have been assessed and included in the database Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einhere.

The documents are divided up into 186 subject areas (download an overview of these subject areas Leitet Herunterladen der Datei einhere).


Period covered:Print editions since 1961, database since 1982
Content:approx. 72,000 documents (as at July 2017)
Additions:approx. 1,200 documents per annum
Sources:magazines, series, conference reports, grey literature, monographs, technical standards and specifications
Available as:print edition, PDF, online access  (Opens external link in new windowFGSV Verlag)

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Access and prices

Depending on your needs, there are several different ways to access information in the Road Documentation database:

  • print version
  • online access
  • PDF
  • data import (ASCII or MS ACCESS format)

Subscriptions can be purchased from  Opens external link in new windowFGSV Verlag. FGSV Verlag can also provide you with more information on current delivery conditions and prices. Members are entitled to reduced rates for the Road Documentation database.

Database software

We recommend that clients who do not have a suitable database system to import the data from the Road Documentation database use the ACCESS research module DokRecherche, which is very easy to operate.

For more information on DokRecherche and a free demo version, contact Thomale Software:

Adrian Thomale Softwareentwicklung
Ferdinand-Weiß-Str. 82
D-79106 Freiburg

Tel.: +49 (0)761-29280347

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As at January 2007, the following prices applied:

1 licence (new client): €150
1 licence (for subscribers to the Road Documentation database): €125

Update: 07/07/2017