E-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).

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ABI/INFORM Collection

Business, management, accounting and finance. Articles, reports, business information and news.

Full-text and citations 1971 -

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: 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

Access: Iceland Consortium

ACM Digital Library

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

Subscription: ACM

Access: University of Iceland

Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database

Scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, technical reports and more.

Full-text 1962 - current.

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

Agricola - ProQuest

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

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

AMS – MathSciNet

Mathematical sciences
Reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information.
Search tutorial 

Subscription: American Mathematical Society

Access: University of Iceland

Anthropological Index Online

Anthropology
Index covering about 800 journals from 1957-

Access: 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

Access: University of Iceland

APS physics

Full text acccess to journals of The American Physical Society. 

Subscription: American Physical Society

Access: University of Iceland

Ariadne

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

Access: Open Access

Arkiv for dansk litteratur

Archive of Danish literature 1100-1920. 
Full-text of works by more than 70 authors.

Subscription: Det Danske Sprog- og Litteraturselskab & Det Kongelige Bibliotek

Access: Open Access

ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)

Modern and contemporary art. Covers all art forms, including design and photography.

Full-text 1974-

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

Arts & Humanities Database

Arts and Humanities.

Full-text

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

arXiv.org

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

Access: 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

Access: 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)

Access: 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.

Access: Open Access

Biological Science Collection

Biology, medicine, chemistry, zoology and more. 
Includes Biological Sciences, MEDLINE, and TOXLINE databases

Full-text 1946-

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

Britannica Academic

Encyclopedia. Full-text
Help section  

Subscription: Britannica

Access: Iceland Consortium

Business Source Premier

Business research database, providing full text articles and company profiles

Subscription: Ebsco

Access: Iceland Consortium

Cambridge Core - rafrænar bækur

Multidisciplinary ebooks
Provides over 30,000 titles from Cambridge University Press
Collection subscription:
Cambridge Histories (CHO)
Cambridge Companions (CCO)

Subscription: Cambridge University Press

Access: 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).

Access: Open Access

CiteSeerX

Computer and information science
Help

Access: Open Access

Communication & Mass Media Complete

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

Subscription: EBSCO

Access: University of Iceland

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: European Commission

Access: Open Access

CORE

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

Subscription: The Open University

Access: Open Access

Criminology Collection

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

DART-Europe E-thesis Portal

PhD thesis from European Universities
Full texts

Access: Open Access

DOAB – Directory of Open Access Books

Scholarly e-books from 277 publishers.

Full-text

Access: Open Access

DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals

E-journals in open-access.

Access: Open Access

Ebscohost

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

Subscription: Ebsco

Access: Iceland Consortium

EconPapers

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

Access: Open Access

Emerald Insight

Full texts of 120 journals in information and business studies.

Subscription: EmeraldInsight

Access: University of Iceland

Encyclopedia of Perception

The Encyclopedia of Perception presents a comprehensive overview of the field of perception through authoritative essays written by leading researchers and theoreticians in psychology, the cognitive sciences, neuroscience, and medical disciplines.

Subscription: SAGE

Access: University of Iceland

Environmental Science Collection

The Environmental Sciences Collection provides the most complete collection of resources available to support this multidisciplinary field. The collection combines specialist topic resources from disciplines such as engineering, biotechnology, bacteriology, atmospheric science, ecology and biology.

Coverage: 1960 - 

Full-text

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: 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

Access: 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

Access: Iceland Consortium

Espacenet – hjá Einkaleyfastofu

Patents, all around the world.

Access: 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.

Access: Open Access

European Patent Office

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

Access: Open Access

Eurostat

Statistics from the European Commission.

Subscription: European Commission

Access: 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.

Access: Open Access

Ferðamálastofa – gagnabanki

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

Access: 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.

Access: University of Iceland

Gallica

The digital library of the Bibliotheque Nationale de France.

Access: 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 Institute

Access: Open Access

GreenFILE

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

Subscription: Ebsco

Access: Iceland Consortium

Hagtölusafn Hagstofu Íslands

Icelandic statistics

Access: Open Access

Handrit.is

A register of historical manuscripts from the National and University Library of Iceland,
the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies and The Arnamagnæan manuscript collection at the University of Copenhagen.

Subscription: Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn

Access: Open Access

HathiTrust Digital Library

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

Access: Open Access

HeinOnline

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

Access: University of Iceland

Hirsla varðveislusafn

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

Access: Open Access

History of nordic women´s literature

Scandinavian women´s literature

Access: Open Access

Hæstaréttardómar

Judgements of the Icelandic Supreme Court.

1999- 

Access: Open Access

Idunn.no

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

Subscription: Idunn

Access: University of Iceland

IEEExplore

Computer science, engineering etc. 

Reference to articles and reports.

Subscription: IEEE

Access: University of Iceland

InCites Journal Citation Report (JCR)

Journal titles ranked by impact factor.

Subscription: Clarivate analytics

Access: Iceland Consortium

IntechOpen

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

Access: Open Access

Internet Archive - eBooks and Texts

 Multinational e-texts

Access: Open Access

IOPscience

Physics and related fields.
Full-text.

Subscription: Institute of Physics

Access: University of Iceland

Íslandssaga í greinum

Icelandic history. References to journals and books etc. 

Subscription: Sagnfræðistofnun HÍ

Access: Open Access

ÍSLEX

Icelandic-scandinavian online-dictionary

Subscription: Stofnun Árna Magnússonar

Access: Open Access

Ísmús

Database on Icelandic music and cultural heritage.

Subscription: Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn

Access: Open Access

JSTOR

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

Subscription: JSTOR

Access: University of Iceland

Karger

Health science journals.
Full text 2001 - current.

Subscription: Karger

Access: Iceland Consortium

Karnovs lovsamling

Danish law collection.
Accessible from the Law library at Lögberg

Access: University of Iceland

Kortasafn Landmælinga Íslands

Geographical database on Iceland

Subscription: Landmælingar Íslands

Access: University of Iceland

Kvinnsam

Women's and gender studies

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

Access: 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

Access: Iceland Consortium

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Library and information science.

Access: Open Access

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

Linguistics and grammar, 1973- current

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

Littérature islandaise en traduction française

Icelandic literature in French

Access: Open Access

Loeb Classical Library

Founded by James Loeb in 1911 to make the work of classical authors accessible to readers regardless of their knowledge of Greek or Latin.

Latin and Greek texts with translations. Subjects: Literature, History, Philosophy and more. 

Full-text access

Subscription: Harvard University Press

Access: University of Iceland

Lovdata

Norwegian law

Access: Open Access

Lovdata Pro

Norwegian law 

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

Subscription: Lagadeild

Access: 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

Access: Iceland Consortium

Materials Science & Engineering Collection

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

Full-text.

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

MathSciNet

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

Subscription: American Mathematical Society (AMS)

Access: University of Iceland

Medline - ProQuest

Health sciences, all fields

References and abstracts

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

Miðstöð munnlegrar sögu

Oral history project

Subscription: Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn

Access: Open Access

MLA International Bibliography

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

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: University of Iceland

Morgunblaðið - greinasafn

Database of Morgunblaðið, an Icelandic newspaper. 

Access: Landsbókasafn, Iceland Consortium

National Library of Medicine: Center for Biotechnology Information

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

Access: Open Access

NORDICOM – Nordisk Informationscenter för Medie- och Kommunikationsforskning

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

Access: Open Access

Nordisk BDI Index

Information science. Citations to nordic materials from 1979 -

Subscription: Högskolan i Borås

Access: Open Access

Norrænt samstarf (Nordic co-operation)

Portal to information about Nordic co-operation. 

Access: Open Access

NUMDAM

Math. Full texts from French journals.

Access: Open Access

OAPEN Online Library

Peer reviewed e-books in open access.

Subscription: The OAPEN Foundation

Access: Open Access

Oceanic Abstracts

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

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

ODLIS – Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science

Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science.

Subscription: ABC-CLIO

Access: Open Access

OECD iLibrary

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

Subscription: OECD

Access: University of Iceland

OpenEdition Journals

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

Full-text

Subscription: Open Edition

Access: 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 - Háskólabókasafn

Access: Open Access

Oxford Music Online

Music encyclopedia.

Subscription: Oxford

Access: University of Iceland

Oxford Handbooks Online

Reference e-book in human and social science.

Subscription: Oxford University Press

Access: University of Iceland

Oxford Scholarship Online

E-books in Humanities and Social Sciences. Access to books in the following subjects: Classical Studies, History, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Sociology.

Full-text access

Subscription: Oxford University Press

Access: University of Iceland

Oxford Very Short Introduction (VSI) - Art & Humanities

Short and concise e-books written by experts in their field on a diverse range of subjects in the humanities. A good way to get ahead in a new subject quickly.

Full-text access

Subscription: Oxford University Press

Access: University of Iceland

Oxford Very Short Introduction (VSI) - Social Sciences

Short and concise e-books written by experts in their field on a diverse range of subjects in the social sciences. A good way to get ahead in a new subject quickly.

Full-text access

Subscription: Oxford University Press

Access: University of Iceland

PEDRO - Physiotherapy Evidence Database

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

Subscription: The University of Sydney

Access: Open Access

Perseus Digital Library

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

Full-text

Subscription: Tufts University

Access: Open Access

Philosopher´s Index

Philosophy and related fields.
Journal articles, abstracts and more

Full-text 1940 - 

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: University of Iceland

Project Gutenberg

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

Access: Open Access

PROLA

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

Subscription: American Physical Society

Access: University of Iceland

ProQuest Central

Multidisciplinary periodical resource. Databases covering all major subject areas.

Full-text and citations 1970 -

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

PsycARTICLES

Psychology and related fields.
Full-texts.

Subscription: Ovid

Access: University of Iceland

PubMed

Health sciences, all fields

References and abstracts

Subscription: National Institute of Health (NIH)

Access: Open Access

PubMed Central

Health sciences.
Full texts.

Subscription: National Institute of Healthe (NIH)

Access: Open Access

Regional Business Review

Buisness. Full texts of many US newspapers. 

Subscription: EbscoHost

Access: Iceland Consortium

Royal Society Publishing

Journals of the Royal Society.

Access: Open Access

Sage Journals Online

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

Subscription: Sage

Access: Iceland Consortium

Sage Research Methods

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

Subscription: Sage

Access: University of Iceland

Science.gov

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

Subscription: Science.gov Alliance

Access: Open Access

ScienceDirect

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

Subscription: Elsevier

Access: Iceland Consortium

SciTech Premium Collection

Agriculture, environmental science, biology, material science, civil engineering, technology and engieering.
Coverage: 1946 - current.

Full-text

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

Scopus

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

Subscription: Elsevier

Access: Iceland Consortium

SignWiki Ísland

Wiki page on Ielandic sign-language.

Access: Open Access

Skemman

Repository of final theses of all students at Icelandic Universities.

Access: Landsbókasafn

Snara

Dictionaries.

Access: Landsbókasafn

Social Science Premium Collection

Provides access to databases in social sciences 

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: 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

Access: Iceland Consortium

Sociological Abstracts

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

Subscription: ProQuest

Access: Iceland Consortium

Söguslóðir

Web on Icelandic history, only in Icelandic.

Access: Open Access

Springer og Palgrave - rafrænar bækur

E-books in Humanities and Social Sciences. Books from Springer: Access is provided to books in the following subjects: History, Media and Culture, Religion and Philosophy and Social Sciences.

Books from Palgrave: Access is provided to books in the following subjects: History, Language & Linguistics, Literature & Performing arts, Religion & Philosophy, Political Science and International Studies. 

Archives 2005-2010

Full-text

Subscription: Springer Nature

Access: University of Iceland

SpringerLink

Mostly natural sciences. Full texts of many Springer Journals from 1995- 

Subscription: Springer Nature

Access: Iceland Consortium

SveMed+

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

Subscription: Karolinska Institutet

Access: Open Access

Taylor&Francis Online

Full text journals in social sciences and the humanities
Browse by your specialist subject and refine the search to show only content you have full access to

Subscription: Taylor and Francis

Access: University of Iceland

Teacher Reference Centre

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

Access: 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.

Access: Open Access

TOXLINE

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

Subscription: National Institute of Healthe (NIH)/National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Access: 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)

Access: Open Access

UN Treaty Collection

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

Subscription: United Nations

Access: Landsbókasafn

UNBISnet – UN Bibliographic Information System

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

Subscription: United Nations

Access: Open Access

UNdata

Statistics of individual countries within the UN.

Subscription: United Nations

Access: Open Access

UNECE Statistics Database

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

Subscription: United Nations

Access: Open Access

UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Law

UN statistical databases.

Access: Open Access

University Press Scholarship Online

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

Access: University of Iceland

Úrskurðanefndir

Conclusions and court orders. Only in Icelandic.

Subscription: Stjórnarráð Íslands

Access: Open Access

USPTO – US Patent Office

Information on US patents.

Subscription: Ei Engineering Village

Access: University of Iceland

Web of Science

Databases of SCI, SSCI and A&HCI. 

Natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities.

Access: Iceland Consortium

Westlaw UK

English and international law materials and journals.
Full texts.

Access: University of Iceland

Wiley Online Library

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

Access: Iceland Consortium

World Trade Organization – Documents Online

Official documents and treaties of the WTO.

Subscription: World Trade Organization

Access: Open Access

Zentralblatt MATH

Citations from various Journals and books, 1931-

Subscription: E.M.Soc.

Access: Open Access

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