Electronic resources

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: Ebsco (Iceland Consortium)
ACM Digital Library

Computing and information technology
Citations and full text from ACM journals, newsletters and conference proceedings
FAQs

Subscription: ACM (University of Iceland)
Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database

Includes the renowned Aerospace Database and provides full-text access to scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, technical reports and more.
Coverage : 1962 - current.

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
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: American Anthropological Association (University of Iceland)
APS physics

Full text acccess to journals of The American Physical Society. 

Subscription: American Physical Society (University of Iceland)
Ariadne

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

Subscription: Open Access
Arkiv for dansk litteratur

Archive of Danish literature 1100-1920. 
Full-text of works by more than 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)
arXiv.org

Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology and more.
Open access to full-text materials from Cornell University Library

Subscription: Open Access
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)
AsiaPortal

A Nordic informational resource portal for Asian Studies provided by Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS). A Nordic information portal for researchers, students, government officers and journalists with an interest in Asia. Its content is primarily based in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

Subscription: Nordic NIAS Council (NNC) (University of Iceland)
BHA and RILA

Art history 
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 2007. J. Paul Getty Trust.

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)
Bragi – óðfræðivefur

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

Subscription: Open Access
Britannica Academic

Encyclopedia. Full-text
Help section  

Subscription: Britannica (Iceland Consortium)
Britannica School

Encyclopedia - School Edition
Guided Tour

Subscription: Britannica (Iceland Consortium)
Business Source Premier

Business research database, providing full text articles and company profiles

Subscription: Ebsco (Iceland Consortium)
Cambridge Core
Multidisciplinary ebooks.
Provides over 30,000 titles from Cambridge University Press.
Collection subscription:
Cambridge Histories (CHO)
Cambridge Companions (CCO)
Subscription: Cambridge Core (University of Iceland)
CERN document server

Full-text access to articles, reports, preprints and more materials published by CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research).

Subscription: Open Access
CiteSeerX

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

Media studies - Translation studies, sign language
References and full texts

Subscription: EBSCO (University of Iceland)
Compendex (Engineering Village 2)

Engineering and related fields.
References to journals, abstracts etc. 1970-
Links to full text in other databases

Subscription: Elsevier (Iceland Consortium)
CORDIS

Information on EU-funded research projects and project results.
Search and access all the European Commission's information in the lifecycle of each project: the grant details, funding and participants, the projects' own Report Summaries, the latest multilingual Results in Brief and links to specific publications and other documents. CORDIS project data includes FP7, FP6, FP5 and earlier programmes stretching back to 1990. Horizon 2020 projects will be added over the next few months.

Subscription: Open Access
CORE

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

Subscription: Open Access
Danish National Research Database

The Danish National Research Database is a single entry point for Danish research, Danish researchers and Danish research institutions. Research results from 1988- full-text access often available.

Subscription: Open Access
DART-Europe E-thesis Portal

PhD thesis from European Universities
Full texts

Subscription: Open Access
DiVA - Academic Archive On-line

Research publications and student theses in PDF format from Nordic universities and research institutions. Fullt-text available.

Subscription: Open Access
DOAB – Directory of Open Access Books

12256 academic peer-reviewed e-books from 277 publishers.
Full-text

Subscription: Open Access
DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals

E-journals in open-access.

Subscription: Open Access
Ebscohost

Databases covering most subject fields.
Peer-reviewed full-text articles and references.
iPhone and Android apps available.

Subscription: Ebsco (Iceland Consortium)
EconPapers

Economics, business, finance.
Fulltext materials from  RePEC (Research Papers in Economics). 

Subscription: Open Access
Emerald Insight

Full texts of 120 journals in information and business studies.

Subscription: EmeraldInsight (University of Iceland)
Engineering Village - Compendex

Engineering Village offers access to 12 engineering, computer science literature and patent databases that provide coverage from a wide range of trusted engineering sources. Citations, abstracts and full-text access.

Subscription: Elsevier (Iceland Consortium)
ERIC hjá ProQuest

Access to education-related literature. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.
Coverage: 1966 - current 

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
ERIC hjá EbscoHost

Access to education-related literature. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.
Coverage: 1966 - current

Subscription: Ebsco (Iceland Consortium)
Espacenet

From the European Patent Office.
Patents and inventions world wide, 1836-

Subscription: Open Access
Espacenet – hjá Einkaleyfastofu

Patents, all around the world.

Subscription: Open Access
EULER

Math and computer science
Users have to sign in - free of charge

Subscription: Open Access
EUR-Lex

Law - European Union
EU law and publications; the official journal of the EU, treaties, directives, regulations, decisions and more.
EU case law; judgments and orders, international agreements, EFTA documents, EU legislation.

Subscription: Open Access
European Patent Office

The official website of the European Patent Office (EPO).

Subscription: Open Access
Eurostat

Statistics from the EU.

Subscription: Open Access
EUscreen

European TV programs from different times 

Subscription: Open Access
Evrópuupplýsingar

EU information. Information on EU, EEA and EFTA. Official websites, search engines
and various databases pertaining to European affairs. 
Site run by Reykjavik University Library.

Subscription: Open Access
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

 Journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.

Subscription: Open Access
Ferðamálastofa – gagnabanki

Information on tourism and environment from the Icelandic Tourist Board.
Research and statistics full-text materials. 

Subscription: Open Access
FonsJuris

Law.
Access to all judgements from the Supreme Court of Iceland and District 
Courts 2011- current. Access to three icelandic law journals, administrative 
decisions, regulations and orders from government agencies and authorities.
Only accessible from the law library at Lögberg.

Subscription: (University of Iceland)
Gagnasafn Morgunblaðsins

Icelandic newspaper. Full-text from 1986 - current.

Subscription: Morgunblaðið (Iceland Consortium, National Library)
Gallica

The digital library of the Bibliotheque Nationale de France.

Subscription: Open Access
Getty vocabularies

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT), The Cultural Objects Name Authority (CONA), 
The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN) and The Union List of Artist Names (ULAN).

Subscription: The Getty Research InstituteOpen Access
GreenFILE

Scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and government

Subscription: Ebsco (Iceland Consortium)
Hagtölusafn Hagstofu Íslands

Icelandic statistics

Subscription: Open Access
Handrit.is

A register of historical manuscripts from the National and University Library of Iceland and
the Árni Magnússon Institute

Subscription: Open Access
HathiTrust Digital Library

Collection of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
Full-text often available.

Subscription: Open Access
HeinOnline

Law.
Law Journal Library - full texts of many journals,
English Reports, Full Reports (1220-1867).

Subscription: (University of Iceland)
Hirsla varðveislusafn

Health Sciences.
The research archive and repository of Landspitali University Hospital.
Full-text.

Subscription: Open Access
History of nordic women´s literature

Scandinavian women´s literature

Subscription: Open Access
Hæstaréttardómar

Judgements of the Icelandic Supreme Court.

1999- 

Subscription: Open Access
Idunn.no

Law, sociology, humanities, economics and more. Texts in norwegian and english.
Citations and full-text.

Subscription: Idunn (University of Iceland)
IEEExplore

Computer science, engineering etc. 

Reference to articles and reports.

Subscription: IEEE (University of Iceland)
InCites Journal Citation Report (JCR)

Journal titles ranked by impact factor.

Subscription: Clarivate analytics (Iceland Consortium)
Index translationum

International record on translations.

Subscription: Open Access
IntechOpen

Books in open access. Health Sciences, engineering, technology, social sciences.
Full-text.

Subscription: Open Access
Internet Archive - eBooks and Texts
 Multinational e-texts
Subscription: Open Access
IOPscience

Physics and related fields.
Full-text.

Subscription: Institute of Physics (University of Iceland)
Íslandssaga í greinum

Icelandic history. References to journals and books etc. 

Subscription: Sagnfræðistofnun HÍOpen Access
ÍSLEX

Icelandic-scandinavian online-dictionary

Subscription: Open Access
Ísmús

Database on Icelandic music and cultural heritage.

Subscription: Open Access
JSTOR

Multi-disciplinary database
Digital library which provides access to academic journal articles, books and primary sources
JSTOR LibGuides

Subscription: JSTOR (University of Iceland)
Karger

Health science journals.
Full text 2001 - current.

Subscription: Karger (Iceland Consortium)
Karnovs lovsamling

Danish law collection.
Accessible from the Law library at Lögberg

Subscription: (University of Iceland)
Kortasafn Landmælinga Íslands

Geographical database on Iceland

Subscription: Landmælingar Íslands (University of Iceland)
Kvinnsam

Women's and gender studies

References to Swedish and international articles, books etc., 1941-

Subscription: Open Access
Library & Information Science Abstracts (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)
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Library and information science.

Subscription: Open Access
Libris

Catalogue for 200 Swedish Libraries

Subscription: Open Access
Libris - Specialdatabaser

Swedish catalogues for various fields

Subscription: Open Access
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

Linguistics and grammar, 1973- current

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Literatursiden

Danish literature.

Subscription: Open Access
Littérature islandaise en traduction française

Icelandic literature in French

Subscription: Open Access
Lovdata

Norwegian law

Subscription: Open Access
Lovdata Pro

Norwegian law 

Password and instructions can be found at the law library, Lögberg

Subscription: Lagadeild (University of Iceland)
MasterFile Premier

Multidisciplinary database covering virtually every subject area of general interest.
Periodicals, reference books, images and maps.
Full-text.

Subscription: EbscoHost (Iceland Consortium)
Materials Science & Engineering Database

Includes the databases METADEX, Copper and Polymer Library and
Copper Technical Reference Library. Coverage: 1965 - current.
Full-text.

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
MathSciNet

Mathematics.
Citations to and full-text of the American Mathematical Society´s publications.

Subscription: American Mathematical Society (AMS) (University of Iceland)
Medline - ProQuest

Health sciences, all fields

References and abstracts

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Miðstöð munnlegrar sögu

Oral history project

Subscription: Open Access
MLA International Bibliography

Classified listing and subject index of scholarly books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore and linguistics.

Subscription: ProQuest (University of Iceland)
MOA– Making of America

Digital library of books and journals from the 19th century on the history of America.

Subscription: Cornell University LibraryOpen Access
Morgunblaðið - greinasafn

Database of Morgunblaðið, an Icelandic newspaper. 

Subscription: (Iceland Consortium, National Library)
National Library of Medicine – Gateway No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
National Library of Medicine: Center for Biotechnology Information

Biotechnology, Health sciences.
Portal from the National Library of Medicine.

Subscription: Open Access
Nordic Archaeological Abstracts

Archaeology, Scandinavian research

Subscription: Aðgangsorð (National Library)
NORDICOM – Nordisk Informationscenter för Medie- och Kommunikationsforskning

Media and communication studies. Nordic materials.
Publications, research and more.

Subscription: Open Access
Nordisk BDI Index

Information science. Citations to nordic materials from 1979 -

Subscription: Högskolan i BoråsOpen Access
Norrænt samstarf (Nordic co-operation)

Portal to information about Nordic co-operation. 

Subscription: Open Access
NUMDAM

Math. Full texts from French journals.

Subscription: Open Access
OAPEN Online Library

Peer reviewed e-books in open access.

Subscription: The OAPEN FoundationOpen Access
Oceanic Abstracts

 Database  on the living and non-living resources of oceans. 

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
ODLIS – Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science

Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science.

Subscription: Open Access
OECD iLibrary

Online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Full texts.

Subscription: OECD (University of Iceland)
OpenAIRE

Research publications and data.

Subscription: EvrópusambandiðOpen Access
OpenEdition Journals

French journals in the humanities and social sciences (formerly revues.org).
Full texts.

Subscription: Open Access
Opin vísindi

Repository for peer reviewed articles and other materials published in open access by Icelandic universities and the National and University Library of Iceland

Subscription: Landsbókasafn - HáskólabókasafnOpen Access
Oxford Music Online

Music encyclopedia.

Subscription: Oxford (University of Iceland)
PEDRO - Physiotherapy Evidence Database

Database of over 40,000 randomised trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. 

Subscription: Open Access
Persée

French journals, humanities and social sciences.

Full texts.

Subscription: Open Access
Perseus Digital Library

History, literature and culture of the Greco-Roman world. Full texts.

Subscription: Open Access
Philosopher´s Index

Philisophy and related fields.
Reference to various journals, abstracts and full-texts. 

Subscription: ProQuest (University of Iceland)
Project Gutenberg

Free e-books. Focus is on older works for which copyright has expired.

Subscription: Open Access
Project Runeberg

Free electronic editions of classic Nordic (Scandinavian) literature.

Subscription: Open Access
PROLA

Physics.
Physical Review Online Archive.
Full texts, 1893-

Subscription: American Physical Society (University of Iceland)
ProQuest

Multidisciplinary databases, covering all major subjects.
Citations and full-texts.

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
PsycARTICLES

Psychology and related fields.
Full-texts.

Subscription: Ovid (University of Iceland)
PubMed

Health sciences, all fields

References and abstracts

Subscription: National Institute of Health (NIH)Open Access
PubMed Central

Health sciences.
Full texts.

Subscription: National Institute of Healthe (NIH)Open Access
Regional Business Review

Buisness. Full texts of many US newspapers. 

Subscription: EbscoHost (Iceland Consortium)
Retsinformation

Danish law.
Catitions and full texts, 1980-

Subscription: Open Access
Royal Society Publishing

Journals of the Royal Society.

Subscription: Open Access
Sage Journals Online

Social sciences, health sciences and the humanities.
Full texts, 1997-

Subscription: Sage (Iceland Consortium)
Sage Research Methods

Multi-disciplinary database.
Information on methodology suited to all levels of research.
Full texts.

Subscription: Sage (University of Iceland)
Scandinavian Working Papers in Economics

 Working Papers in Economics produced at Nordic academic departments and research organizations.

Subscription: Open Access
Science.gov

 US Federal science information. All fields. Sometimes full texts.

Subscription: Science.gov AllianceOpen Access
ScienceDirect

All fields - strong in technology and medicine.
Full texts from 1995-

Subscription: Elsevier (Iceland Consortium)
SciTech Premium Collection

Agriculture, environmental science, biology, material science, civil engineering, technology and engieering.
Coverage: 1962 - current.

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Scopus

Abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings, 1970-
Quick Reference Guide

Subscription: Elsevier (Iceland Consortium)
SignWiki

Wiki page on Ielandic sign-language.

Subscription: Open Access
Skemman

Repository of final theses of all students at Icelandic Universities.

Subscription: (National Library)
Snara

Dictionaries.

Subscription: (National Library)
Social Science Premium Collection

Provides access to databases in social sciences 

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Social Services Abstracts

Bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development.

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Sociological Abstracts

Databases covering the international literature of sociology, social work, and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. 

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Söguslóðir

Web on Icelandic history, only in Icelandic.

Subscription: Open Access
SpringerLink

Mostly natural sciences. Full texts of many Springer Journals. 

Subscription: Springer (Iceland Consortium)
SveMed+

Health sciences.
Information about scandinavian journal articles peer-reviewed and not.
Citations and full text. 

Subscription: Karolinska InstitutetOpen Access
Teacher Reference Centre

On teaching and education.
Citations and abstracts from 280 journals.

Subscription: (Iceland Consortium)
Tímarit.is

Digital library. Provides access to the printed cultural heritage that is preserved in newspapers and periodicals of the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland.

Subscription: Open Access
Tölvuorðasafn

Icelandic dictionary in computer science. Only in Icelandic.

Subscription: Open Access
TOXLINE

Toxicology.
Citations and abstracts.
Coverage: 1840 to current.

Subscription: National Institute of Healthe (NIH)/National Library of Medicine (NLM)Open Access
TOXNET databases

Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and toxic releases.

Subscription: National Institute of Healthe (NIH)/National Library of Medicine (NLM)Open Access
UN Treaty Collection

Multilateral treaties of the United Nations.
Full texts in several languages.

Subscription: United Nations (National Library)
UNBISnet – UN Bibliographic Information System

Catalogue of United Nations(UN) documents and publications.
Coverage: 1979 - current.

Subscription: United NationsOpen Access
UNdata

Statistics of individual countries within the UN.

Subscription: United NationsOpen Access
UNECE Statistics Database

Statistics of The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

Subscription: United NationsOpen Access
UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Law

UN statistical databases.

Subscription: Open Access
University Press Scholarship Online

Law books from Oxford University Press and others.
Full text.

Subscription: (University of Iceland)
Úrskurðanefndir

Conclusions and court orders. Only in Icelandic.

Subscription: Stjórnarráð ÍslandsOpen Access
USPTO – US Patent Office

Information on US patents.

Subscription: Ei Engineering Village (University of Iceland)
Web of Science

Databases of SCI, SSCI and A&HCI. 

Natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities.

Subscription: (Iceland Consortium)
Westlaw UK

English and international law materials and journals.
Full texts.

Subscription: (University of Iceland)
Wiley Online Library

Mostly the humanities, social sciences and health sciences.
Full texts from 1997- current

Subscription: (Iceland Consortium)
Women and Social Movements

Original documents and various content on the Women´s Movement, 1840-

Subscription: (University of Iceland)
World Trade Organization – Documents Online

Official documents and treaties of the WTO.

Subscription: World Trade OrganizationOpen Access
Zentralblatt MATH

Citations from various Journals and books, 1931-

Subscription: E.M.Soc.Open Access