The e-resources are in national or university access depending on the license agreement. A number of e-resources are also available in open access. Information regarding access is listed by each item.
The National and University library holds an institutional license to e-journals and databases which are accessible in the library and on University Campus or with a VPN connection to the network of the University. Instructions on how to set up a VPN connection are available at Reiknistofnun (computing services).
List of resources
Business, management, accounting and finance
Databases: ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Dateline, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, ABI/INFORM Archive
Provides full text to over 4,500 journals, including full text for nearly 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
Computing and information technology
Citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings
ProQuest database consisting bibliographic database produced by the National Agricultural Library, 1970- .
Reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information.
Index covering about 800 journals from 1957-
Includes full-text content with the exception of the last 10 years of Anthropology News.
Provides access to APS (American Physical Society) physics journalsSubscription: American Physical Society (University of Iceland)
Feminisim and gender studies
A database from the Austrian National Library.
Direct link to search
Archive of Danish literature 1100-1920
Full-text of works (no longer in copyright) from over 70 authors.
Modern and contemporary art
Covers all art forms, including fine art, digital art, crafts, design and photography. Features abstracts and indexing from art journals and sometimes links to full-text.
Bibliographic information about articles from Danish librariesSubscription: Open Access
Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics
E-print (full-text) service from Cornell University
Aquatic Sciences, biology, ecology and meteorology
Citations to 5000 journal articles, reports and technical literature from 1971-
Sometimes links to full-text
A Nordic informational portal of Asian Studies provided by NIAS Library
Social Sciences and Humanities
Database of Modern Icelandic Inflection on the website of The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic StudiesSubscription: Open Access
Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and Répertoire international de la littérature de l'art (RILA)
BHA and RILA cover European and American visual arts material published between 1975 and 2007Subscription: Getty Research Institute
Records of all items published in Denmark
Portal for all Danish libraries
Subscription: Open Access
Includes Biological Sciences, MEDLINE, and TOXLINE databases
Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Biomedical search engine
Contains NIH/PubMed documents, theses, dissertations and other publications
Database from The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies
Poetry and poets
Business research database, providing full text articles and company profilesSubscription: Ebsco (Iceland Consortium)
Articles, reports and multimedia content of CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers)Subscription: Open Access
Scientific Literature Digital Library
Computer and information science
Bibliographic database of documents published in Latin American journals
Social sciences and humanities
Media studies - Translation studies, sign language
References and full texts
Engineering and related fields.
References to journals, abstracts etc. 1970-
Links to full text in other databases
CORE aggregates all open access research outputs from over 2000 repositories and 6000 journals worldwideSubscription: Open Access
Reference to articles on literature history, 1967Subscription: Open Access
PhD thesis from European Universities
Danish research from 1988-Subscription: Open Access
Research publications and student theses in PDF format from 40 Nordic universities and research institutionsSubscription: Open Access
Science, technology and engingeering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy
Full texts and references to research reportsSubscription: Open Access
Databases covering most fields
Full text articles and references
Subscription: Ebsco (Iceland Consortium)
Economics, business, finance.
Fulltext materials from RePEC (Research Papers in Economics).
Management, library studies and business
Databases for various journals and other sources from Emerald
Full texts of many journals, 1997-Subscription: EmeraldInsight (University of Iceland)
EPA /U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environment - environmental impact
References to official reports, abstracts, 1985-
Sometimes links to full texts
Business and economicsSubscription: Open Access
Patents and inventions world wide, 1836-Subscription: Open Access
Math and computer science
Users have to sign in - free of charge
National libraries in EuropeSubscription: Open Access
European TV programs from different timesSubscription: Open Access
Links to various databases
Site run by Reykjavik University
On tourism and enviorment
Reports - full textsSubscription: Open Access
Information on 220.000 artistsSubscription: Open Access
Publications and resources of Environmental studiesSubscription: Open Access
Law Journal Library - full texts of many journals
English Reports, Full Reports (1220-1867)Subscription: (University of Iceland)
Judgements of the Icelandic Supreme Court.
1999-Subscription: Open Access
Computer science, engineering etc.
Reference to articles and reports.Subscription: IEEE (University of Iceland)
International Labour Organization
Journals and reportsSubscription: Open Access
On movies, actors and directorsSubscription: Open Access
Physics and related fieldsSubscription: IOP (University of Iceland)
References to journals and books etc.Subscription: Open Access
Information about academic journals in the natural sciences and social sciences, including impact factorsSubscription: ISI – Thomson (Iceland Consortium)
Digital library which provides access to academic journal articles, books and primary sources
Medical scienceSubscription: Karger (Iceland Consortium)
Women's and gender studies
References to Swedish and international articles, books etc., 1941-Subscription: Open Access
Abstracting and indexing tool for library professionals and information specialists.
Abstracts over 300 periodicals from around 40 countries and 20 languages, 1969-
Linguistics and grammar,
1973-Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Password and instructions can be found at the law library, LögbergSubscription: Lagadeild (University of Iceland)
Subscription: stærðfræði, eðlisfræði, tölvunarfræði, tölfræði (University of Iceland)
Danish media - newspapers, magazines
Digital librarySubscription: Open Access
Health sciences, all fields
Reference list, 1946Subscription: Ovid (Iceland Consortium)
Health sciences, all fields
References and abstractsSubscription: Open Access
Several databases on Norwegian publicationsSubscription: Open Access
Norwegan material, various fieldsSubscription: Open Access
Multidisciplinary databases, covering all major subjects
Links to full texts hosted elsewhere
Information suited to all levels of researchers
Abstract and citation database of peer-reviwed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings, 1970-
Quick Reference Guide
Provides access to databases in social sciencesSubscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)