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Database

Academic Search Elite
Full text database with access to scientific and general journals including social sciences, humanities, languages and literature, art, technology and science.

AMED (Ovid)
References to articles including alternative medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, pediatrics, speech and language therapy and palliative care.

American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955
References to US doctoral dissertations 1933-1955.

Atekst, Retriever
Media archive with full text from a large number of Norwegian, Swedish and Danish newspapers.

Avistjenesten
The National Library has digitised a number of Norwegian newspapers.
Tilgang berre i biblioteket. Kontakt bibliotekpersonalet for pålogging.

Beacon for Freedom of Expression
International database on censorship and freedom of speech. Registers censorship in a global and historical perspective, and includes references to books, articles, radio broadcasts, newspapers, etc.

Biblioteksøk
National search service with information about books, electronic publications, audiobooks, notes, etc. in Norwegian libraries.

BMJ Best Practice
Medical and health-related reference source for primary and specialist health services.

BRAVO (Brage Volda)
HVO's open institutional archives

British Library
Catalogue of the British Library

Campbell Library
Systematic reviews and controlled studies of the impact of measures within the social field, psychology, criminology and education.

Cinahl
International article base for health sciences with main emphasis on nursing. Cinahl is particularly good for qualitative research and research on patient experiences.

Cochrane
Covers key questions about the effectiveness of measures. The best source for systematic reviews and controlled studies in health science. Full Text. International coverage.

Copac
Joint search service for research libraries in the UK and Ireland, as well as the British Library Public Catalogue.

DiVA
Theses and other publications from Swedish universities and research institutions.

DOAJ
Professionally rated open access journals from around the world.

Ebook Central
Over 140,000 e-books from ProQuest in many fields of study including economics, social sciences and humanities.

Embase (Ovid)
Reference database for medicine and pharmacology.

Emner i skjønn for grunnskolen
Subject-based overview of fiction written in or translated to Norwegian for children and adolescents, published after 2000.
Tilgang berre i biblioteket. Kontakt bibliotekpersonalet for pålogging.

ERIC
International database of pedagogical literature. Includes literature on pedagogy and education for most subjects, topics and education levels. Mainly journal articles but also books, dissertations and conference reports. Over two thirds of the content is full text.

Europeana
Communal website for European cultural heritage. Contains books, images, movies, sound recordings, painting, archived documents, etc.

FirstSearch (OCLC)
Through a common interface, OCLC offers 12 American reference databases with a wide range of topics.

GreenFile
Research database focusing on human impact on the environment. Covering subjects such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Some full text.

Gyldendal rettsdata
Norwegian law database including resources on laws, regulations, court orders, preparatory work, international law, professional literature, etc.
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Helsebiblioteket
Resource for health sciences databases and journals.

High North Research Documents
Search service from UiT, which provides access to research documents on the High North

Idunn
Over 60 Norwegian and Nordic journals in full text from Universitetsforlaget.

JSTOR
Archive of international scientific journals in full text, mainly within humanities and social sciences. The database usually does not cover the last 3-5 years of a journal.

LISTA - Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
International database of library, information science and technology.

Libris
Database for Swedish academic and research libraries

Lovdata
Norwegian law database containing updated laws and central and local regulations in full text.

Lovdata Pro
Subscription version of Lovdata. Contains laws, regulations, preparatory work, court orders, statements, resolutions, circulars and legal literature. Also gives access to EEA / EU legal bases and other international legal bases, as a summary in Norwegian by judgments issued by the Human Rights Court.

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Medline (Ovid)
References to journal articles in medicine, nursing and other health subjects.

mrbiblioteket.no
Joint entrance to public libraries in Møre og Romsdal

MøreRom : lokalhistoriske artiklar
Local history articles from Møre og Romsdal.

Nasjonalbiblioteket
Database for Nasjonalbiblioteket (the Norwegian national library)

Ncom: Nordiske medieforskningspublikationer
Nordic media research spanning 1975-2006.

NCOM - Nordicoms Database on Nordic Media and Communication Research
Nordic media research from 2006/2007 onwards.

NORA - Norwegian Open Research Archives
National search service for scientific/academic information in open institutional archives.

Norart
References to articles in Norwegian and Nordic journals and annals.

Oria
Database that provides overview of printed and electronic collections in the library at Volda University College and all other university and college libraries in Norway.

OTseeker
An occupational therapy database that contains abstracts of systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials and other relevant resources.

PEDro
Physiotherapy database including research on treatment and preventive measures.

Proquest
Tidsskrift i fulltekst innan medisin, helsefag og psykologi. 

PsycArticles
Professionally reviewed journal in full text, most published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Journal List

PsycInfo (Ovid)
Database in Psychology. Provides references to journal articles, research reports, dissertations, conference reports and books. Info page on PsycInfo..

PubMed
References to journal articles in medicine, nursing and other health subjects.
Same content as Medline (Ovid), but with other search interfaces.

SAGE Premier
Full-text journals in many diverse fields of study including sociology, media, education and criminology.

Sangindex
Searchable index of songs published in Norway.

Social Care Online
Large UK social work database covering research, public documents, journal articles, etc. Some full text available.

SpringerLink
Over 8000 ebooks from Springer publishers. Not updated after 2015 because the subscription has ended.

Stortingsforhandlinger 1814–2005
Parliamentary proceedings from 1814-2005.

SveMed+
Nordic database in medicine and health science. Contains references to articles in Nordic journals from 1977 onwards.

Taylor & Francis
We subscribe to the following electronic journal packages:
S & T collection (Science & Technical) 425 titles, and SSH collection (Social Science & Humanities) 1165 titles.

Teacher Reference Center 
References to articles from peer-reviewed journals in education and teaching.

Web of Science
Citation Database. Contains references to articles from leading journals in science, technology, social sciences and humanities. Gives statistics about how often articles are cited.

World Digital Library
Manuscripts, maps, rare books, sound recordings, movies, print, photography, architectural drawings and other cultural materials from all over the world.

WorldCat (FirstSearch)
Collective database for hundreds of libraries, most American. Covers mostly books and journals (not articles).

Worldwidescience.org
Provides access to quality assurance research literature from all over the world.

 

Ordbøker

Bokmålsordboka og Nynorskordboka
Søk i begge ordbøkene eller kvar for seg.

English matters (NTNU)
Nettportal for deg som brukar engelsk som arbeidsspråk.

Lexin
Ordbøker for innvandrarar. Gratis ressurs frå Utdanningsdirektoratet.

NAOB - Det Norske Akademis Ordbok
Det nasjonale ordbokverket for norsk bokmål og riksmål frå tidleg på 1800-talet og fram til i dag. NAOB er basert på det historiske verket Norsk Riksmålsordbok.

Ordnett.no
Forskjellige norske ordbøker frå Kunnskapsforlaget.
Framandordbøker: engelsk, tysk, fransk, italiensk, spansk.
Medisinske ordbøker på norsk og engelsk.

Oxford English Dictionary
Den mest omfattande og oppdaterte ordboka for det engelske språket. Viser opphav, historie og bruk av over 600 000 ord gjennom 3 mill. sitat frå eit breitt utval av kjelder. Inneheld også tidslinjer og historisk tesaurus.

UHRs termbase engelsk-norsk/norsk-engelsk
Ordliste med over 1000 engelsk-norske/norsk-engelske administrative termar frå universitets- og høgskulesektoren

 

Leksikon

Allkunne
Nynorsk leksikon med artiklar skrivne av fagutdanna forfattarar.

Britannica Academic
Svært anerkjent og omfattande leksikon med høg fagleg kvalitet. Omfattar også søk i Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus.

Store Norske Leksikon
Vitskapeleg fundert leksikon med artiklar som er skrivne og redigerte av fagfolk.

Wikipedia
Leksikon med artiklar som er skrivne og redigerte av frivillige bidragsytarar frå heile verda. Hugs kjeldekritikk!