Pedagogy and Education


Digital access to all printed and electronic resources in the Volda University College Library.

Academic Search Elite
Interdisciplinary full text database with access to approximately 2000 journals, both scholarly and general.

Database for registration of research activity at Norwegian universities and university colleges.

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.

Norwegian full text database with journal articles on many subjects. Norsk pedagogisk tidsskrift and Nordic Studies in Education (earlier known as Nordisk pedagogik) are available from 2002 to present.

JSTOR- EducationJSTOR - Advanced Search
Archive of international scholarly journals in full text on the subject of education.

NORA - Norwegian Open Research Archives
National search engine for scholarly information in open institutional archives.

Nordic Base of Early Childhood Education and Care (NB-ECEC)
Database with an overview of Nordic kindergarten research. A collaborative project between the Norwegian Ministry of Education, the Danish Evaluation Institute and the Swedish National Agency for Education.

PsycInfo (Ovid)
Database for psychology. Provides references to journal articles, research reports, dissertations, conference reports and books.

SAGE Premier
Full-text access to approx. 650 scholarly journals in many diverse fields of study including education, criminology, media studies and sociology.

Taylor & Francis
We subscribe to 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.


Campbell Collaboration
Systematic reviews of the impact of measures within the fields of education, social welfare and crime prevention.

Systematic reviews on effects of child and adolescent mental health and welfare interventions.


Google Scholar
Search for books, journal articles, reports and other academic publications.

Web of Science
Provides references to over 10,000 different journals on social sciences, humanities, technology, etc. Also covers conferences. Contains information about how many times an article have been cited. Links to full text if the library has access.


Updated laws as well as central and local regulations in full text.
Opplæringslova (The Education Act). Barnehagelova (The Kindergarten Act)
Forskrift om rammeplan for grunnskoleutdanningene for 1.-7. trinn og 5.-10. trinn  (Regulations on the framework plan for comprehensive school education for grades 1-7 and 5-10)

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.


Ministry of Education and Research

The Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training
The Directorate is responsible for the development of primary and secondary education and is the executive body of the Ministry of Education and Research. Curricula

National special education support system. The website contains news, services, subject areas, publications and information about Statped and Statped's work