The utb is a working group of 16 publishing houses with different fields of thematic emphasis who have joined forces for a common textbook program:
Publishing House Barbara Budrich, Leverkusen | Böhlau Publishing House, Cologne, Weimar and Vienna | facultas, Vienna | Wilhelm Fink Publishing House, Paderborn | Narr Francke Attempto Publishing House/ expert Publishing House, Tübingen | Haupt Publishing House, Bern | Publishing House Julius Klinkhardt, Bad Heilbrunn | Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen | Ernst Reinhardt Publishing House, Munich and Basel | Ferdinand Schöningh Publishing House, Paderborn | transcript Publishing House, Bielefeld | Eugen Ulmer Publishing House, Stuttgart | UVK Publishing House, Munich | Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen
The multi-faceted programme covers humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and economic science and comprises German-language textbooks and study literature from 30 fields of specialisation.
The contents are available chapter-wise for printing out or downloading.
Moreover, it is possible to register in order to set up a personal user account, enabling additional functions such as bookmarks and notes.
Access is available to registered users of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek via the Database Information System.
The e-books have also been entered in the OPACplus/ BSB catalogue.