Freely available databases

  • AfricaLit Plus

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  • AGRICOLA (AGRICultural Online Access)

    The database contains over 3.000.000 references to journal articles, books, book-chapters, conference reports, technical reports, serials etc. Consists mainly of material from 1970 and onwards, but you´ll also fins some older materials. For instance references to printed material dating back to the 17th century. You´ll also fins many links to full-text resources.

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  • Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts

    ”The Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts is collection of full text content designed to facilitate and support a person's ongoing liberal arts education by providing the means to access, read, and analyze sets of digitized books, journal articles loosly surrounding the topics of American literature, English literature, and Western philosophy.”

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  • Arbline

    Database with collections of literature in fields such as working life and work environment. Arbline covers swedish and foreign research within this field, mainly from 1980 and onwards.

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  • ArXiv.org

    ArXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology.

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  • Bibliografi over Dansk kunst

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  • Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA)

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  • Bibliotek.dk

    The database contains over 9.000.000 records. The collections of over 650 libraries are searchable.

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  • Bibsys

    Norway´s equivalent to Libris. From BIBSYS you can freely search for books and other publications available through Norwegian university libraries, The National library, and libraries at various research institutes.

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  • Bolagsfakta

    Contains financial information, such as annual reports, reports for part of the year, press releases.

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  • British Library Public Catalogue

    One of the world´s largest libraries. The British Library Public Catalogue (BLPC) is a web interface to the main British Library catalogues. The catalogues are divided between material available in the Reading Rooms and that available for remote supply as photocopies or loans. You can search all catalogues or an individual catalogue.

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  • ByggDok

    Byggtorget´s databases Property, Construction and Environment contains about 260.000 references, mainly in swedish and other nordic langiages as well as english. The databases can be searched individually or simultaneously. Other databases consists of Byggfo, with references to current research projects in construction and SGI-line, with references to geotechnical literature.

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  • Cambridge Dictionaries Online

    You can choose to search in seven different dictionaries: Cambridge Advanced Lerner´s Dictionary; Cambridge Dictionary of American English; Cambridge International of Idioms; Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs; Cambridge Klett Compact, French-English; Cambridge Klett Compact, Spanish-English.

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  • CERN Document Server

    Articles and preprints collection aiming to cover the published and pre-published literature in particle physics and its related technologies. The collection contains about 530,000 documents, many of which in full-text access.

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  • Cision Wire

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  • ClinicalTrials

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  • CogPrints (Cognitive Sciences Eprint Archive)

    An Open Archive of self-archived unrefereed preprints and refereed journal reprints in the Cognitive Sciences: Psychology, Neuroscience, Behavioral Biology, Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence, and Philosophy. The CogPrints Archive software is also currently being made Santa-Fe-compliant to be released free as open source Eprints software that can be adopted by any university to set up its own interoperable Open Archives for author self-archiving in all disciplines.

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  • Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies

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  • Database for statistikk om høgre utdanning (DBH): Publiseringskanaler

    The Norwegian Register for authorised scientific channels (journals, series, and publishers), also called ”The Norwegian list”.

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  • Digital Library of MIT Theses

    It includes only theses that were scanned by Document Services in the past few years, for printing or electronic delivery to requesters. The range of years represented in the collection, however, is 1888 to present.

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  • Dimensions

    Dimensions is a linked research knowledge system that re-imagines discovery and access to research. Developed by Digital Science in collaboration with over 100 leading research organizations around the world, Dimensions brings together grants, publications, citations, alternative metrics, clinical trials, patents and policy documents to deliver a platform that enables users to find and access the most relevant information faster, analyze the academic and broader outcomes of research, and gather insights to inform future strategy. (From Digital Science)

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  • DiVA

    DiVA (The Digitial Scientific Archive Online) is Halmstad University´s repository for research publications and student papers.

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  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

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    There are now 1218 journals in the directory. Currently 318 journals are searchable on article level. (August 2004)

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  • Eddifah

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  • Espacenet : patent search

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  • EUR-Lex

    Legislation, Case law, Preparatory acts, Parlamentary questions, Official journal of the European Union.

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  • Eurostat

    THEMES Key indicators on EU policy (predefined tables) General statistics by geographical areas Economy and finance Population and social conditions Industry, trade and services Agriculture and fisheries External trade Transport Environment and energy Science and technology

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  • FASS

    On FASS.se you will find information on all approved pharmaceuticals in sweden. Besides pharmaceutical information there is patients´information, information about patient organizations, a medical book etc. FASS.se consists of three parts. One portal for the public, one for people who write out prescriptions and one for animals.

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  • Folke Bernadottesamlingarna (FBS)

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  • FPO : IP Research & Communities (Free patents online, Freepatentsonline)

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  • FreeBooks4Doctors

    Contains over 600 e-books in fulltext. You can search books either by browsing the titel index or by specialty.

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  • FreeMedicalJournals.com

    Contains over 1340 e-journals in fulltext. You can search journals either by browsing the titel index or by specialty.

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  • Georegister

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  • GIH (Gymnastik- och Idrottshögskolans bibliotekskatalog)

    Stockholm University College of Physical Education and Sports´ library catalogue

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  • Global Health Observatory

    The database provides epidemiological and statistical information available from the World Health Organization

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  • Google Books

    Search the full text of books to find ones that interest you and learn where to buy or borrow them. Some books are available for full view (entire full text); others for limited preview, snippet view or with bibliographic information only. (Text from Google)

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  • Google Patent Search

    All documents available through Google Patents originate from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the European Patent Office (EPO), and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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  • Halland i litteraturen (Hallandsbibliografin)

    References to literature about the Swedish landscape Halland. In Sedish

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  • Halmstad stadsbibliotek

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  • HathiTrust Digital Library

    HathiTrust makes the digitized collections of some of the nation’s great research libraries available for all. HathiTrust was initially conceived as a collaboration of the thirteen universities of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the University of California system, and the University of Virginia to establish a repository for those universities to archive and share their digitized collections. HathiTrust will quickly expand to include additional partners and to provide those partners with an easy means to archive their digital content. Currently Digitized (status on feb. 13 2012) 10,056,415 total volumes 5,316,255 book titles 264,637 serial titles 3,519,745,250 pages 451 terabytes 119 miles 8,171 tons 2,767,731 volumes (~28% of total) in the public domain

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  • Highwire Press

    Reference - and full-text database. Free access to over 750 000 full-text articles from about 360 peer-reviewed scientific journals with the option to search within all of Medline´s references. Scientific information within medicine, social sciences, physics, biology etc.

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  • Historisk bibliografi (Norhist)

    References to books, small prints, monographies in series and articles in journals and year-books, published in Norway between 1980-1997. No limitation to language, but the majority is in norwegian.

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  • Ingenta Connect

    The database (which have merged with UnCover) contains references and abstracts to over 15 million articles to more than 28.000 journals.

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  • Institut Nicod Electronic Archive

    Online research papers in philosophy, sociology and cognitive science of the Jean Nicod Institute's members.

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  • International Monetary Fund Publications

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  • Internet movie database

    IMDb is one of the largest and most comprehensive filmdatabases on the internet. Provides information about movies, television programs, video games etc. from all over the world. Also includes information about actors, directors, film workers and movie companies.

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  • ISO Standards catalogue

    There are three ways to find the standard you are looking for: -You can browse by ICS (International Classification for Standards). ICS is a way of classifying standards into fields such as electrical engineering or paper technology. -You can browse by TC (technical committees). ISO standards are developed by experts from TCs focusing on all kinds of different subjects from screw threads to shipping technology. By clicking on the TC you can see all the standards published by this group of experts. -You can search the standards catalogue using a key word or the number of the standard (all ISO standards are numbered) for example ‘quality management’ or ‘9001’ to find ISO 9001.

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  • Journals of the American Medical Association

    JAMA & Archives Journals includes JAMA, the specialty Archives Journals, and Student JAMA, published by the American Medical Association, and the Users' Guides to the Medical Literature.

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  • Kompass

    Contains information about 1,8 million companies, 3.5 million employees, and over 700.000 brand names and agencies world wide. A self developed classification system containing approximately 50.000 headings over goods and services, translated to over 40 languages.

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  • KVINNSAM

    KVINNSAM is part of the LIBRIS-database. KVINNSAM is an interdisciplinary database with swedish and foreign scientific references to literature on gender from the collections of Gothenburg´s university library. KVINNSAM contains approximately 100.000 references.

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  • KVK (Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog)

    It is not a national library catalogue. However, you can search in many german, primarely university libraries, library catalogues at once. You can also search in several foreign national library catalogues. A total of 75.000.000 titles are searchable.

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  • Legimus (Talboks- och punktskriftsbiblioteket - TPB)

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  • Library of Congress Online Catalog

    The Catalog contains approximately 12.000.000 records representing books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials.

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  • Libris

    Catalogue of all Swedish university-, college- and research libraries´ collections. At present about 5.000.000 titles. Possible to see which library that holds a certain publication as well as if the oublicatio is available for loan or not.

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  • Litteraturbanken

    Litteraturbanken is a digital resource that provides electronic versions of a selection of Swedish fiction classics and books in the humanities.

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  • MathWorld

    Free web resource that covers math’s main disciplines and sub-categories, with a collection of math formulae

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  • NAD (Nationell Arkivdatabas)

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  • NCBI databases

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  • NDLTD (Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations)

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  • Norart - norsk artikeldatabas

    References to articcles from Norwegian and Nordic periodicals.

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  • Norsk kunsthistorisk bibliografi (KUNSTBIB)

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  • OAIster

    OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Today, OAIster includes more than 25 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,100 contributors.

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  • OpenAIRE

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  • PARLINE

    PARLIT (a derivative of Parliaments and Literature) is a unique database of bibliographic references on the role, structure and working methods of national parliaments, and on electoral systems, constitutional law, history and political science.

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  • Patentscope

    PATENTSCOPE Search is the FREE OF CHARGE search service provided by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) that allows you to access millions of patent documents, namely: • International Patent Applications under the PCT • Regional and national patent collections from 25 participating countries: • ARIPO • Argentina • Brazil • Chile • Colombia • Costa Rica • Cuba • Dominican Republic • Ecuador • El salvador • EPO • Guatemala • Honduras • Israel • Mexico • Morocco • Nicaragua • Panama • Peru • Republic of Korea • Singapore • South Africa • Spain • Uruguay • Viet Nam

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  • PEDro - Physiotherapy Evidence Database

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  • Project Gutenberg

    A great many known and important texts freely available. Classical works from the beginning of the century, by authors such as Shakespeare, Poe and Dante. At the present the database contains over 6000 e-books. You can search or browse by author or title.

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  • Projekt Runeberg

    Project Runeberg cotains a collection of digital facsimil editions. At the present the database consists of over 400 titles, alltogether more than 150.000 books- and news-paper pages.

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  • PubMed

    PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science over 4 000 journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources. MeSH is National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary (thesaurus) used for indexing articles for MEDLINE/PubMed. MeSH terminology provides a consistent way to retrieve information that may use different terminology for the same concepts.

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  • re3data.org : Registry of research data repositories

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  • Register over vitenskapelige publiseringskanaler (Norwegian list)

    Norwegian list

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  • Riksarkivets biblioteksportal

    The collections of the libraries at the National Archives are mainly focused on history, local history, administration, biography and genealogy. The National Archives and the Military Archives have unique collections concerning archive literature, military art and science and Swedish military print. The catalogue provides a joint search feature for all archive libraries as well as individual search features for each library.

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  • Riksdagens dokument

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  • Rikstermbanken

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  • S-WoPEc, Scandinavian working Papers in Economics

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  • SCB (Sveriges statistiska databaser)

    Statistical data covering many subject areas. Is often more updated than SCB´s printed publications. You can choose among predefined tables or create your own database. Choose to search or browse through different subject categories.

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  • SND : Svensk Nationell Datatjänst

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  • Social Science Research Network, SSRN

    Research information and research reports within business and economics. The majority of the documents are available in full-text. The database are divided into Accounting research network, Economics research network, Legal scholarship networks, Financial economics network, Management research networks, Informations systems network, Marketing research network and Negotiations research network.

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  • Sondera

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  • Sportline

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  • Språkbanken

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  • SVAR - Svensk arkivinformation

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  • SveMed+

    Covers the field of healthcare, medicine and odontology. References to about a hundred scandinavian journals. A few of them with a popular scientific character. The database is a result of a fusion between the databases ”Swemed”, ”Spriline” and ”Patrix”. The articles are indexed according to MESH (Medical Subject Headings). These keywords, also used as search-terms, can be found on KIB´s website (http://mesh.kib.ki.se/swemesh/swemesh_se.cfm).

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  • Svensk bibliografi 1700-1829 (SB17)

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  • Svensk Filmdatabas

    Provides information about all Swedish films since 1987 and a large amount of Swedish short films, documentaries and television movies.

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  • Svensk folkbildningsbibliografi

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  • Svensk historisk bibliografi

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  • Svensk konstvetenskaplig bibliografi

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  • Svensk litteraturvetenskaplig bibliografi

    Is part of the LIBRIS-database. Contains references to books and anthologies, journal articles, collections of articles, year-books and reviews.

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  • Svensk medicinalhistorisk bibliografi

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  • Svensk mediedatabas

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  • Svensk MESH

    The MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) is the controlled vocabulary thesaurus of the National Libtary of Medicine. The original data from NLM have been supplemented with Swedish translations made by staff at the Karolinska Institute Library

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  • Svensk musikhistorisk bibliografi

    Is part of the LIBRIS-database. Contains references to books and articles in swedish music journals, articles on music in other journals as well as documents on the Internet.

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  • Svensk patentdatabas (Swedish patent database)

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  • Svenska Akademins ordbok (SAOB)

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  • Svenska datatermgruppen

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  • Svenskamerikansk bibliografi

    Is part of the LIBRIS-database. Contains references to publications in swedish published in the United States or Canada. The database also refer to publications published in Sweden which deal with swedish-american issues.

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  • SwePub

    SwePub contains references to research publications registered in at present ca. thirty of the Swedish university publication databases.

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  • Sverigekartor

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  • The Oxford Text Archive

    The OTA works closely with members of the Arts and Humanities academic community to collect, catalogue, and preserve high-quality electronic texts for research and teaching. The OTA currently distributes more than 2500 resources in over 25 different languages.

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  • The World Factbook

    Loads of information about the worlds´countries.

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  • TRID (Transport Research International Documentation)

    RID is a newly integrated database that combines the records from TRB's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) Database and the OECD's Joint Transport Research Centre’s International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) Database. TRID provides access to over 900,000 records of transportation research worldwide.

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  • Uppsök

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  • USPTO Patent full-text databases

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  • Webopedia

    Webopedia is a free online dictionary for words, phrases and abbreviations that are related to computer and Internet technology.

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  • WHOLIS

    Wholis is the World Helath Organization library database available on the web. The database indexes all WHO publications from 1948 onwards and articles from WHO-produces journals and technical documents from 1985 to the present.

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  • Vitalis

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  • WorldCat

    WorldCat is a worldwide union catalog created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 member institutions. WorldCat-listed resources span thousands of years and nearly every form of human expression.

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  • zbMath

    The Zentralblatt MATH database is a unique source for mathematics research publications from 1868-2006. NOTICE: Demo-access for non-subscribers up to 3 results.

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  • Äldre svensktryck - Collijn, SB17 och Svenskt offentligt tryck (SOT)

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