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 journal and newsletter articles and conference proceedings
FAQs

Subscription: ACM (University of Iceland)
Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database No descriptionSubscription: 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: (University of Iceland)
APS physics

Provides access to APS (American Physical Society) physics journals

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 (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
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
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 
Social Sciences and Humanities

Subscription: Nordic NIAS Council (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: Getty Research Institute
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
Bragi – óðfræðivefur

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

Subscription: Open Access
Britannica Online Academic

Encyclopedia
Help section  
Video: Britannica's Editorial Process

Subscription: Britannica (Iceland Consortium)
Britannica School

Encyclopedia - School Edition
Guided Tour 
Video: Britannica School introduction

Subscription: Britannica (Iceland Consortium)
Business Source Premier

Business research database, providing full text articles and company profiles

Subscription: Ebsco (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

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 No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
CORE

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

Subscription: Open Access
Dansk litteraturhistorisk bibliografi

Danish literature.

Reference to articles on literature history, 1967

Subscription: Open Access
Dansk Nationallitterært Arkiv No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Dansk Sociologisk Bibliografi 1987-1995 List of Danish sociology journals (searchable).Subscription: Open Access
DART-Europe E-thesis Portal

PhD thesis from European Universities
Full texts

Subscription: Open Access
Den Danske Forskningsdatabase

Danish research from 1988-

Subscription: Open Access
DigiZeitschriften E-journals in GermanSubscription: 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 Peer-reviewed e-books from various publishersSubscription: Open Access
DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals E-journals in open-access.Subscription: Open Access
DOE Information Bridge U.S. Department of Energy

Science, technology and engingeering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy

Full texts and references to research reports

Subscription: Open Access
EbscoHost

Databases covering most fields
Full text articles and references

 

Subscription: Ebsco (Iceland Consortium)
EconPapers

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

Subscription: Open Access
Electronic Journals Library EZB
 
Subscription: Open Access
Emerald Insight – Emerald Management Extra

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)
Encyclopedia of Perception No descriptionSubscription: SAGE (University of Iceland)
Engineering Village 2 með Compendex No descriptionSubscription: Elsevier (Iceland Consortium)
Environmental Impact Statements

EPA /U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environment - environmental impact
References to official reports, abstracts, 1985-
Sometimes links to full texts

Subscription: Open Access
EPSGL working papers

Business and economics

Subscription: Open Access
ERIC hjá ProQuest No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
ERIC hjá EbscoHost No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Espacenet From the European Patent Office.
Patents and inventions world wide, 1836-Subscription: Open Access
Espacenet – hjá Einkaleyfastofu No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
EULER

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

Subscription: Open Access
EurLex Law - European UnionSubscription: Open Access
European Library

National libraries in Europe

Subscription: Open Access
European Patent Office No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Eurostat Statistics from the EUSubscription: Open Access
Eurydice No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
EUscreen

European TV programs from different times 

Subscription: Open Access
Evrópuupplýsingar

Links to various databases
Site run by  Reykjavik University

Subscription: Open Access
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Ferðamálastofa – gagnabanki

On tourism and enviorment

Reports - full texts

Subscription: Open Access
FonsJuris No descriptionSubscription: (University of Iceland)
Gagnasafn Morgunblaðsins No descriptionSubscription: Morgunblaðið (Open Access, National Library)
Gallica No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
GATT Digital Library No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Gegnir No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Getty Union List of Artists´ Names

Arts

Information on 220.000 artists

Subscription: Open Access
Global Open Access Portal Information on Open access worldwideSubscription: Open Access
GreenFILE No descriptionSubscription: Ebsco (Iceland Consortium)
GRID-Arendal

Publications and resources of Environmental studies

Subscription: Open Access
Hagtölusafn Hagstofu Íslands Icelandic statisticsSubscription: Open Access
Handrit.is No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Hathi-Trust No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
HeinOnline

Law databases

Law Journal Library - full texts of many journals

English Reports, Full Reports (1220-1867)

Subscription: (University of Iceland)
Highwire No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Hirsla varðveislusafn Open access repository, designed as a place to store, index, preserve and redistribute in digital format scholarly work of Landspitali employees.Subscription: Open Access
Hæstaréttardómar

Judgements of the Icelandic Supreme Court.

1999- 

Subscription: Open Access
i.paradoxa Articles on women's art.Subscription: (University of Iceland)
Idunn.no Norwegian database. References to journals in sociology, law, humanities and economics.Subscription: Idunn (University of Iceland)
IEEExplore

Computer science, engineering etc. 

Reference to articles and reports.

Subscription: IEEE (University of Iceland)
ILO – Labordoc

International Labour Organization

Journals and reports

Subscription: Open Access
ILO – databases Various databases from the International Labour OrganizationSubscription: Open Access
Index Deutsch-sprachiger Zeitschriften 1750-1815 Records of German journalsSubscription: Open Access
Index translationum International record on translationsSubscription: Open Access
InTech Books No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Internet Archive Multinational e-textsSubscription: alltOpen Access
Internet Library to Early Journals British 18th and 19th century journalsSubscription: Open Access
Internet Movie Database

On movies, actors and directors

Subscription: Open Access
IoP – Institute of Physics

Physics and related fields

Subscription: IOP (University of Iceland)
Íslandssaga í greinum

Icelandic history

References to journals and books etc. 

Subscription: Open Access
Íslensk tíðniorðabók No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Íslenskur orðasjóður Vocabulary from Icelandic Modern languageSubscription: Open Access
ÍSLEX Icelandic-scandinavian online-dictionarySubscription: Open Access
Ísmús Database on Icelandic music and cultural heritageSubscription: Open Access
IZA German literatureSubscription: Open Access
Jahresbibliographie Massenkommunikation Media studies (in German)Subscription: FjölmiðlafræðiOpen Access
JCR – Journal Citation Report

Information about academic journals in the natural sciences and social sciences, including impact factors

Subscription: ISI – Thomson (Iceland Consortium)
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

Medical science

Subscription: Karger (Iceland Consortium)
Karnovs lovsamling No descriptionSubscription: (University of Iceland)
Kortasafn Landmælinga Íslands Geographical database on IcelandSubscription: Landmælingar Íslands (University of Iceland)
Kunsthistorisk bibliografi Norwegian database on arts, 1984-Subscription: Open Access
Kvinnsam

Women's and gender studies

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

Subscription: Open Access
Labordoc Database of International Labour OragnizationSubscription: Open Access
Landbúnaður.is No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Leitir.is Search portal for Icelandic libraries and museumsSubscription: 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)
Libris Catalogue for 200 Swedish LibrariesSubscription: Open Access
Libris - Specialdatabaser Swedish catalogues for various fieldsSubscription: Open Access
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

Linguistics and grammar,

1973-

Subscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
List of Newspapers No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
LISTA Library and information studiesSubscription: Open Access
Literatursiden No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Littérature islandaise en traduction française Icelandic literature in FrenchSubscription: Open Access
Lokaritgerðir í sagnfræði No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Lovdata Norwegian lawSubscription: Open Access
Lovdata Pro

Norwegian law 

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

Subscription: Lagadeild (University of Iceland)
Magportal No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Málið No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
MasterFile Premier All fieldsSubscription: EbscoHost (Iceland Consortium)
Materials Science & Engineering Database No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
MathSciNet Stærðfræði – American Mathematical SocietySubscription: AMS (University of Iceland)
MathSciNet

 

 

Subscription: stærðfræði, eðlisfræði, tölvunarfræði, tölfræði (University of Iceland)
Mediestream

Danish media - newspapers, magazines

Digital library 

Subscription: Open Access
Medline - Ovid, 1946

Health sciences, all fields

Reference list, 1946

Subscription: Ovid (Iceland Consortium)
Medline - ProQuest No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (Iceland Consortium)
Medline - PubMed

Health sciences, all fields

References and abstracts

Subscription: Open Access
Miðstöð Evrópuupplýsinga Information and documents on the EUSubscription: Open Access
Miðstöð munnlegrar sögu Oral history projectSubscription: Open Access
MLA International Bibliography No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (University of Iceland)
MOA– Making of America Digital library of books and journals from 19th century on the history of AmericaSubscription: Open Access
Morgunblaðið – greinasafn 1986 No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NARCIS NARCIS provides access to scientific information, including (open access) publications from the repositories of all the Dutch universities, KNAW, NWO and a number of research institutes, datasets from some data archives as well as descriptions of research projects, researchers and research institutes.Subscription: Open Access
Nasjonalbibliotekets katalogtjeneste

Several databases on Norwegian publications 

Subscription: Open Access
National Agricultural Library Agriculture, veterinary, forestry etc.Subscription: Open Access
National Library of Medicine – Gateway No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NATO Science Series – IOS E-book Press Reports and other published material from NATOSubscription: Open Access
NCOM – 1975-2006 Nordicom's data on Nordic media research publications from 1975-2006Subscription: Open Access
NCOM - 2006- Media and cumminication research from ScandinaviaSubscription: Open Access
NCPI: Entrez -Life Sciences Search Engine Ntional center for biotechnology informationSubscription: Open Access
New York Times – Archives No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NewspaperARCHIVE No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NIAS-Link Specialised digital library servicing the Nordic Asian studies communitySubscription: NIAS (University of Iceland)
NLM Gateway - National Library of Medicine No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NORART

Norwegan material, various fields

Subscription: Open Access
Norden No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
Nordic Archaeological Abstracts Archaeology, Scandinavian researchSubscription: Aðgangsorð (National Library)
NORDICOM – Nordisk Informationscenter för Medie- och Kommunikationsforskning Nordisk Informationscenter för Medie- och KommunikationsforskningSubscription: Open Access
Nordisk BDI Index Information scienceSubscription: Open Access
Nordisk kvinnolitteraturhistoira på nätet Scandinavian women´s literatureSubscription: Open Access
NOSP No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NOU No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NOVA – Norwegian Social Research Norwegian social researchSubscription: Open Access
NTIS –National Technical Service Product Search No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
NUMDAM Math. Full texts from French journals.Subscription: Open Access
OAISter No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
OAPEN Online Library No descriptionSubscription: Open Access
OATD - Open Access Thesis and Dissertations PhD and Master´s dissertationsSubscription: 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 Various databasesSubscription: Ovid (University of Iceland)
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
Philosopher´s Index No descriptionSubscription: ProQuest (University of Iceland)
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)
SAGE Research Methods

Multi-disciplinary database
Information suited to all levels of researchers

Subscription: (University of Iceland)
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

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

Subscription: (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