Electronic resources

An up-to-date list is found in our Study guides.

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

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ABI/INFORM Collection

Business, management, accounting and finance
Databases: ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Dateline, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, ABI/INFORM Archive

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Academic Search Premier

Multi-disciplinary database
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.

Subscription: EbscoHost (Iceland Consortium)
ACM – Digital Library

Computing and information technology
Citations and full text from ACM journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings
FAQs

Subscription: ACM (University of Iceland)
Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Agricola

AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access)
Database produced by the National Agricultural Library (NAL)
Contains citations for journal articles and biblographic records

Subscription: Open Access
Agricola - ProQuest

Agriculture
ProQuest database consisting bibliographic database produced by the National Agricultural Library, 1970- .

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
AMS – MathSciNet

Mathematical sciences
Reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information.
Search tutorial 

Subscription: American Mathematical Society (University of Iceland)
Anthropological Index Online

Anthropology
Index covering about 800 journals from 1957-

Subscription: Open Access
AnthroSource

Anthropology
Includes full-text content with the exception of the last 10 years of Anthropology News.
Q&A

Subscription: (University of Iceland)
ARD: the Anthropology Review Database

Anthropology
Signed, refereed reviews of ARD's publications.
Citations from publications of the American Antiquity and the American Journal of Physical Anthropology and links to a number of online publications and sites.

Subscription: Open Access
Ariadne

Feminisim and gender studies
A database from the Austrian National Library.
Direct link to search

Subscription: Open Access
Arkitekturs artikeldatabas

Architecture
Citations from the Swedish journals: Arkitektur and Byggmästaren, 1901-

Subscription: Open Access
Arkiv for dansk litteratur

Archive of Danish literature 1100-1920
Full-text of works (no longer in copyright) from over 70 authors.

Subscription: Open Access
ARTbibliographies Modern

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.

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Artikelbasen

Bibliographic information about articles from Danish libraries

Subscription: Open Access
Artikeldatabasen - Libris

Bibliographic information about articles from Swedish libraries

Subscription: Open Access
arXiv.org – e-Print archive

Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics
E-print (full-text) service from Cornell University

Subscription: Open Access
ASCE Library

Database by the American Society of Civil Engineers
Civil Engineering
Free access to abstracts but full texts available by subscription or pay per view

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ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries

Aquatic Sciences, biology, ecology and meteorology
Citations to 5000 journal articles, reports and technical literature from 1971-
Sometimes links to full-text

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Asia Portal

A Nordic informational portal of Asian Studies provided by NIAS Library - the Nordic NIAS Council (NNC)
Social Sciences and Humanities

Subscription: NNC (University of Iceland)
Beygingarlýsingar íslensks nútímamáls

Database of Modern Icelandic Inflection on the website of The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies

Subscription: Open Access
BHA and RILA
Citation databases: 
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: Open Access
Bibliografi over norsk litteraturforskning

Bibliography of Norwegian research in literature
References to books, post-graduate theses, articles from books, annuals and journals, 1965- 

Subscription: Open Access
Bibliographie der deutschen Sprach- und Literaturwissensschaft

Titel record of published literature on German language, literature and Germanic studies
Online version for the years 1985-2000 
Printed version 1970-2007 on 3rd floor

Subscription: Open Access
Bibliotek.dk
Records of all items published in Denmark
Portal for all Danish libraries
Subscription: Open Access
Biological Science Database
Includes Biological Sciences, MEDLINE, and TOXLINE databases
Coverage: 1946-
Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
BioMedSearch

Biomedical search engine
Contains NIH/PubMed documents, theses, dissertations and other publications 
Search Tutorial 

Subscription: Open Access
Bókmenntir.is / literature.is
Website containing information about contemporary Icelandic authors and their work
Subscription: Open Access
Bragi – óðfræðivefur

Database from The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies
Poetry and poets 

Subscription: Open Access
Britannica Online Academic
Encyclopedia
Help section  
Subscription: Britannica (Iceland Consortium)
Britannica School
Encyclopedia - School Edition
Guided Tour 
Subscription: Britannica (Iceland Consortium)
British Library
The British Library website including the main Catalogue
Subscription: Open Access
Business Source Premier

Business research database, providing full text for more than 2300 journals

Subscription: EbscoHost (Iceland Consortium)
CERN document server

Articles, reports and multimedia content of CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers)

Subscription: Open Access
CiteSeerX

Scientific Literature Digital Library
Computer and information science
Help

Subscription: Open Access
CLASE - Citas Latinoamericanas

Bibliographic database of documents published in Latin American journals
Social sciences and humanities

Subscription: Open Access
Communication & Mass Media Complete No descriptionSubscription: EBSCOhost (University of Iceland)
Compendex No descriptionSubscription: Ei Engineering (Iceland Consortium)
CORDIS No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
CORE

CORE aggregates all open access research outputs from over 2000 repositories and 6000 journals worldwide

Subscription: Open Access
DagDok - Guide to UN Documentation No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
DanBib for all No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Dansk litteraturhistorisk bibliografi No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Dansk Nationallitterært Arkiv No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Dansk Sociologisk Bibliografi 1987-1995 No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
DART – Europe E-thesis Portal No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
DigiZeitschriften No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
DiVA - Academic Archive On-line

Research publications and student theses in PDF format from 40 Nordic universities and research institutions

Subscription: Open Access
DOAB – Directory of Open Acces Books No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
DOE Information Bridge U.S. Department of Energy No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
EbscoHost No descriptionSubscription: Ebsco (Iceland Consortium)
EconPapers No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Electronic Journals Library EZB No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Elenchus Bibliographicus No descriptionSubscription: Peeters (University of Iceland)
Elsevier No descriptionSubscription: Science @ direct (Iceland Consortium)
Emerald Insight – Emerald Management Extra No descriptionSubscription: EmeraldInsight (University of Iceland)
Encyclopedia of Perception No descriptionSubscription: SAGE knowledge
Engineering Village 2 með Compendex No descriptionSubscription: Ei Engineering Village 2 (Iceland Consortium)
Environmental Impact Statements No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
EPSGL working papers No descriptionSubscription: Stockholm School of EconomicsOpen Access
ERIC No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
ERIC hjá ProQuest No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest - CSA (Iceland Consortium)
ERIC hjá EbscoHost No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Espacenet No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Espacenet – hjá Einkaleyfastofu No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
EULER No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
EurLex No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
European Library No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
European Patent Office No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Eurostat No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Eurydice No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
EUscreen No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Evrópuupplýsingar No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Ferðamálastofa – gagnabanki No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
FindArticles.com No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
FonsJuris No descriptionSubscription: (University of Iceland)
Forskningsdatabasen No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Gagnasafn Morgunblaðsins No descriptionSubscription: Morgunblaðið (Open Access, National Library)
Gallica No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
GATT Digital Library – 1947-1994 No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Gegnir No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Getty Union List of Artists´ Names No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Global Open Access Portal No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Google Books No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
GreenFILE No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
GRID-Arendal

Publications and resources of Environmental studies

Subscription: Open Access
Grove Music Online No descriptionSubscription: Oxford (University of Iceland)
Hagtölur án landamæra No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Hagtölusafn Hagstofu Íslands No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Handrit.is No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Hathi-Trust No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
HeinOnline No descriptionSubscription: (University of Iceland)
High North No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Highwire No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Hirslan No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Hæstaréttardómar No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
i.paradoxa No descriptionSubscription: (University of Iceland)
Idunn.no No descriptionSubscription: Idunn (University of Iceland)
IEEExplore No descriptionSubscription: IEEE (University of Iceland)
ILO – Labordoc No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
ILO – databases No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Index Deutsch-sprachiger Zeitschriften 1750-1815 No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Index translationum No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
InTech Books No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
International Philosophical Bibliography No descriptionSubscription: Peeters Online (University of Iceland)
Internet Archive No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Internet Library to Early Journals No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Internet Movie Database No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
IoP – Institute of Physics No descriptionSubscription: IOP (University of Iceland)
Íslandssaga í greinum No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Íslensk tíðniorðabók No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Íslenskur orðasjóður No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
ÍSLEX No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Ísmús No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
IZA No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Jahresbibliographie Massenkommunikation No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
JCR – Journal Citation Report No descriptionSubscription: ISI – Thomson (Iceland Consortium)
JSTOR No descriptionSubscription: JSTOR (University of Iceland)
Karger No descriptionSubscription: Karger (Iceland Consortium)
Karnovs lovsamling No descriptionSubscription: (University of Iceland)
Kortasafn Landmælinga Íslands No descriptionSubscription: Landmælingar Íslands (University of Iceland)
Kunsthistorisk bibliografi No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Kvinnsam No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Labordoc No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Landbúnaður.is No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Leitir.is No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Libris No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Libris - Specialdatabaser No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest - CSA (Iceland Consortium)
LISA

Abstracting and indexing tool for library professionals and information specialists.
Abstracts over 300 periodicals from around 40 countries and 20 languages, 1969-

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
List of Newspapers No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
LISTA No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Literatursiden No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Littérature islandaise en traduction française No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Lokaritgerðir í sagnfræði No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Lovdata No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Lovdata Pro No descriptionSubscription: Lagadeild (University of Iceland)
Magportal No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Málið No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
MasterFile Premier No descriptionSubscription: EbscoHost (Iceland Consortium)
Materials Science & Engineering Database No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
MathSciNet No descriptionSubscription: AMS (University of Iceland)
MathSciNet

 

 

Subscription: stærðfræði, eðlisfræði, tölvunarfræði, tölfræði (University of Iceland)
Mediestream No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Medline - Ovid, 1946 No descriptionSubscription: Ovid (Iceland Consortium)
Medline - ProQuest No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Medline - PubMed No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Miðstöð Evrópuupplýsinga No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Miðstöð munnlegrar sögu No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
MLA International Bibliography No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (University of Iceland)
MOA– Making of America No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Morgunblaðið – greinasafn 1986 No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NARCIS No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Nasjonalbibliotekets katalogtjeneste No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
National Agricultural Library No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
National Library of Medicine – Gateway No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NATO Science Series – IOS E-book Press No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NCOM – 1975-2006 No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NCOM - 2006- No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NCPI: Entrez -Life Sciences Search Engine No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
New York Times – Archives No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NewspaperARCHIVE No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NIAS-Link No descriptionSubscription: NIAS (University of Iceland)
NLM Gateway - National Library of Medicine No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NORART No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Norden No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Nordic Archaeological Abstracts No descriptionSubscription: Aðgangsorð (National Library)
Nordisk BDI Index No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Nordisk kvinnolitteraturhistoira på nätet No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NOSP No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NOU No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NOVA – Norwegian Social Research No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NTIS –National Technical Service Product Search No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NUMDAM No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
OAISter No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
OAPEN Online Library No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
OATD - Open Access Thesis and Dissertations No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Oceanic Abstracts No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
ODLIS – Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
OECD iLibrary No descriptionSubscription: OECD (University of Iceland)
Online Articles & Bibliographies about Sociology of Religion No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Open Library No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
OpenAIRE No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
OpenDOAR Search No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
OpenGrey - Europe No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
OpenStax Books No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
OpenThesis No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Opin vísindi
Digital repository for peer reviewed articles published in open access by universities in Iceland and the National and University Library of Iceland
Subscription: Open Access
OVID No descriptionSubscription: Ovid (Iceland Consortium)
Oxford Music Online No descriptionSubscription: Oxford (University of Iceland)
Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages No descriptionSubscription: (University of Iceland)
Palgrave Dictionary of Economics No descriptionSubscription: Palgrave (University of Iceland)
PEDRO No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Persée No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Perseus Digital Library No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Peteer´s Online Bibliographies No descriptionSubscription: Peeters (University of Iceland)
Philosopher´s Index No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Popline No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Project Gutenberg No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Project Runeberg No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
PROLA No descriptionSubscription: APS (University of Iceland)
ProQuest

Multidisciplinary databases, covering all major subjects
Links to full texts hosted elsewhere

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
PsycARTICLES No descriptionSubscription: Ovid (University of Iceland)
PubChem No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
PubMed - Medline No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
PubMed Central No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Questia No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
RAMBI: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Regional Business Review No descriptionSubscription: EbscoHost (Iceland Consortium)
Regjeringen.no No descriptionSubscription:
Religion Online No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Répertoire Bibliographique de la Philosophie No descriptionSubscription: Peeters (University of Iceland)
Retsinformation No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Revues.org No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
RIBA – British Architectural Library Catalogue No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
RISM - Online Catalogue of Musical Sources No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Royal Society Publishing No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
S-Wopec No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Sage Journals Online No descriptionSubscription: Sage (Iceland Consortium)
Sagnakort Suður-Þingeyjarsýslu No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
SAP – Scientific and Academic Publishing No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
SciDoc
Scientific publications in Open Access
Subscription: Open Access
Science Citation Index - Web of Science No descriptionSubscription: ISI - Thomson (Iceland Consortium)
Science Links Japan No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Science.gov No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
ScienceDirect – Elsevier No descriptionSubscription: ScienceDirect (Iceland Consortium)
Scitation – SpinWeb No descriptionSubscription: Scitation (Iceland Consortium)
SciTech Premium Collection No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Scopus No descriptionSubscription: (Iceland Consortium)
SearchEuropa No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
SignWiki No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Skemman No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Snara No descriptionSubscription: (University of Iceland)
Social Science Premium Collection

Provides access to databases in social sciences 

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Social Sciences Citation Index - Web of Science No descriptionSubscription: ISI -Thomson (Iceland Consortium)
Social Sciences in Forestry Bibliography No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Social Services Abstracts No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Sociological Abstracts No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Söguslóðir No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
SOU -Statens offentliga utredningar No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Sourcebook of criminal justice statistics No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
SpinWeb - Searchable Physics Information Notices No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
SpringerLink No descriptionSubscription: Springer (Iceland Consortium)
SpringerLink – e-books No descriptionSubscription: (Iceland Consortium)
SpringerReference No descriptionSubscription: (Iceland Consortium)
SveMed No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Svensk historisk bibliografi No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Svensk konstvetenskablig bibliografi No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Svensk litteraturvetenskaplig bibliografi No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Svensk musikförteckning No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Svensk musikhistorisk bibliografi No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Svensk samisk bibliografi No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Teacher Reference Centre –TRC No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Theologische Literaturzeitung No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Tímarit.is No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Tölvuorðasafn No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Tónverkamiðstöð No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
TOXLINE - NLM No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
TOXNET - NLM No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
TRC–Teacher Reference Centre No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
UN Official Document System Search No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
UN Treaty Collection - online No descriptionSubscription: UN (National Library)
UNBISnet – UN Bibliographic Information System No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
UNdata No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
UNECE Statistics Database No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Law No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Union List of Artists Names No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
University Press Scholarship Online No descriptionSubscription: (University of Iceland)
Úrskurðir og álit No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
USPTO – US Patent Office No descriptionSubscription: Ei Engineering Village (University of Iceland)
Verzeichnis lieferbarer Bücher No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Virtual Library 'Ivan Shismanov' No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Web of Science No descriptionSubscription: (Iceland Consortium)
Westlaw UK No descriptionSubscription: (University of Iceland)
Wiley Online Library No descriptionSubscription: (Iceland Consortium)
Women and Social Movements, International No descriptionSubscription: (University of Iceland)
World Trade Organization – Documents Online No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
WorldCat No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
WorldWideScience.org No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
ZDB-Zeitschriftenktalog No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Zentralblatt MATH No descriptionSubscription: E.M.Soc. (University of Iceland)
Zentrales Verzeichnis Digitalisierter Drucke No descriptionSubscription: Open Access