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
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access)
Database produced by the National Agricultural Library (NAL)
Contains citations for journal articles and biblographic records
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: (University of Iceland)
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.
Feminisim and gender studies
A database from the Austrian National Library.
Direct link to search
Citations from the Swedish journals: Arkitektur and Byggmästaren, 1901-
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
Bibliographic information about articles from Swedish librariesSubscription: Open Access
Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics
E-print (full-text) service from Cornell University
Database by the American Society of Civil Engineers
Free access to abstracts but full texts available by subscription or pay per view
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 - the Nordic NIAS Council (NNC)
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: Open Access
Bibliography of Norwegian research in literature
References to books, post-graduate theses, articles from books, annuals and journals, 1965-
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
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
Website containing information about contemporary Icelandic authors and their work
Subscription: Open Access
Database from The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies
Poetry and poets
The British Library website including the main Catalogue
Subscription: Open Access
Business research database, providing full text for more than 2300 journalsSubscription: EbscoHost (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
CORE aggregates all open access research outputs from over 2000 repositories and 6000 journals worldwideSubscription: Open Access
Research publications and student theses in PDF format from 40 Nordic universities and research institutionsSubscription: Open Access
Publications and resources of Environmental studiesSubscription: Open Access
Digital library which provides access to academic journal articles, books and primary sources
Video: How to Search JSTORSubscription: JSTOR (University of Iceland)
Abstracting and indexing tool for library professionals and information specialists.
Abstracts over 300 periodicals from around 40 countries and 20 languages, 1969-
Subscription: stærðfræði, eðlisfræði, tölvunarfræði, tölfræði (University of Iceland)
Multidisciplinary databases, covering all major subjects
Links to full texts hosted elsewhere
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)