BELIT - Bioethics Literature Database

Alternative title
BELIT - Bioethik-Literaturdatenbank

Database access via ETHICSWEB

Database codes

  • BELIT: DRZE
  • BELIT: ETHMED © IDEM
  • BELIT: LEWI (IZEW)
  • BELIT: CDE
    • Publication types

      • Books (monographs, academic dissertations, collective works, reference works
      • Book contributions (analytics)
      • Journal articles
      • Newspaper articles
      • Legal documents (laws, bills, regulations, court decisions)
      • Grey literature
      • Reports
      • Guidelines
      • Statements
      • Proceedings
      • Parliamentary publications
      • Electronic documents

      Languages
      English, German, French (mainly)

      Links to full text
      Yes

      Number of records
      179,470 (2011-11-14)

      Update frequency
      Fortnightly

      Controlled vocabulary used for indexing

      Producer
      German Reference Centre for Ethics in the Life Sciences (DRZE)
      Bonner Talweg 57
      53113 Bonn
      Germany
      Phone: +49 (0)228 73 8160
      Email: library@drze.de
      http://www.drze.de

      Database access via producer

      Notes
      BELIT is an integrated bibliographic database developed by the German Reference Centre for Ethics in the Life Sciences (DRZE, Bonn, Germany) and operated in co-operation with

      The ETHICSWEB search interface currently provides access to bibliographic records contributed by the following BELIT co-operation partners:

      • DRZE: catalogue of the specialist library and documentation centre (BELIT: DRZE)
      • IDEM: database ETHMED containing references to literature available at the specialist library and documentation centre (BELIT: ETHMED © IDEM)
      • IZEW: database LEWI containing the catalogues of the IZEW library and the library of the Chair for Ethics in the Life Sciences at the University of Tübingen (BELIT: LEWI (IZEW))
      • CDE: database of the specialist library and documentation centre (BELIT: CDE)

      Keywords
      Bioethics; Medical ethics; Ethics of genetics; Ethics of biotechnology; Agricultural ethics; Environmental ethics; Ethics of science; Bibliographic databases