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Databases A - Z

Below is an alphabetical listing of databases, e-journal collections and methods of access.

Access to the University of Akureyri Local Network via VPN

University of Akureyri staff and students can connect to the university local network through VPN (Virtual Private Network). By connecting to VPN users can access special subscriptions of the library, i.e. electronic resources (databases and e-journals) that are only accessible through the university local network. 

Guidelines on how to set up the VPN connection are available here. Contact the staff of Computer and Media Centre for further assistance.

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Academic Archive On-line (DIVA-Portal) is a Nordic portal and institutional repository for research publications and student theses.
Access: Open

Academic Search Premier. An interdisciplinary database.
Access: EBSCO Host - National access

Agricola provides citations to agricultural literature.
Access: Open

Alţingi. Website of the Icelandic parliament.
Access: Open

Alţingistíđindi.
Access: Open

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Web of Science).
Access: National access

ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers).
Access: ASCE - National access

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Bergey's Manual of Systematics of Archaea and Bacteria (BMSAB). Microbiology and virology. 
Access: Only accessible through the university local network or via VPN.

Bibliography of Nordic Criminology.
Access: Open

Britannica Online (Academic Edition). Encyclopedia.
Access: National access

Britannica Online (School Edition). Encyclopedia.
Access: National access

Business Source Premier
Access: EBSCO Host - National access

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CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature).
Access: EBSCO Host - Only accessible through the university local network or via VPN.

CORE (COnnecting REpositories) - aggregates all open access research outputs from repositories and journals worldwide.
Access: Open

CSA - Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.
Access: ProQuest - CSA - National Access  

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DIVA-Portal - Academic Archive On-line is a Nordic portal and institutional repository for research publications and student theses.
Access: Open

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
Access: Open

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EBMR (Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews) - seven of the most trusted evidence-based medicine rosources in a single, fully searchable database. ACP Journal Club,  Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Cochrane Methodology Register, Database of Abstracts of Reviews, Health Technology Assessment, NHS Economic Evaluation Database.
Access: Only accessible through the university local network or via VPN.

EBSCO Host. Instructions and other supportive material. An interdisciplinary database.

Access: EBSCO Host - National Access

EOLSS Online - Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. For direct access click on Institution Login from Login menu of the EOLSS home page. 
Access: Only accessible from the university local network or via VPN. 

EUR-Lex/Celex. Access to European Union law.
Access: Open

Engineering Village 2 međ Compendex. Engineering Village links to multiple engineering literature databases from a range of trusted sources: scholarly journals, trade publications, patents, government reports, reference books, conference proceedings and more. 
Access: Engineering Village 2 - National access 

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center).
Access: Open

ERIC (EBSCO Host). (Educational Resources Information Center).
Access: EBSCO Host - National access 

ERIC (ProQuest). (Educational Resources Information Center).
Access: ProQuest - National access

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Fish, Fisheries & Aquatic Biodiversity Worldwide.
Access: EBSCO Host - Only accessible through the university local network or via VPN.

Fjölmiđlavaktin
Access: Please contact the library for login info

Gagnasafn Morgunblađsins. Database of Morgunblađiđ.
Access: Open
Note: The past three years, only accessible from the University of Akureyri local network or via VPN. 

GreenFILE. This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more. 
Access: EBSCO Host - National access

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Hagtölusafn. Economic statistics.
Access: Open

HeinOnline. Law.  
Access: Only accessible through the university local network or via VPN.

High North. High North Research Documents includes all freely available research documents thematically relevant to the high north.
Access: Open

HighWire Press. ePublishing platform that facilitates the digital dissemination of 1753 journals, reference works, books, and proceedings.
Access: Open

Hirsla - Landspítali University Hospital research archive. Health Sciences. 
Access: Open

Hlusta.is is a web with Icelandic audiobooks.
Access: Only accessible through the university local network or via VPN.

Hćstaréttardómar. Supreme court judgements from 1999 on the Supreme Court web.
Access: Open

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JSTOR - Arts & Sciences I Collection.  Discipline- and alphabetical lists of journals in JSTOR.
Access: Only accessible through the university local network or via VPN.

Karger. Medical and scientific publisher.
Access: National access

Lagasafn. Law library collection.
Access: Open

Leitir.is  - a portal with material from Icelandic databases such as Gegnir.is, Skemman.is and Hvar.is.
Access: Open

Lestu.is is a web with Icelandic ebooks. 
Access: Only accessible through the university local network or via VPN.

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Master File PremierInstructions and other supportive material. Contains full text for thousands of general reference magazines and publications and covers a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.
Access: EBSCO Host - National access

MEDLINE. Bibliographic database that contains references to journal articles in life sciences with a concentration on biomedicine. 
Access: Ovid - National access

Morgunblađiđ - database. Selected material from 1986- 1994 and all material from 1994 until today.
Access: Open
Note: The past three years, only accessible from the University of Akureyri local network or via VPN.

Morgunblađiđ in photocopy from 1913 to 2000. In order to view the oldest annual issues the user has to install a DjVu programme part in the Web explorer.
Access: Open

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OECD iLibrary. Online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics.
Access: Only accessible from the University of Akureyri local network or via VPN.

OVID. Contains scientific, medical and healthcare content. EBMR (Evidence-Based Medicine Reveiws) and Medline (open access).
Access: Only accessible through the university local network or via VPNInstructions.

OTDBASE. Abstracts from occupational therapy journals.
Access: National access. Passwords obtainable from librarians.

OTseeker. Abstracts from occupational therapy journals.
Access: Open

ProQuest/CSA. An interdisciplinary database.
Access: ProQuest  - National access 

PsycARTICLES. Psychology and related subjects. 
Access: EBSCO Host - Only accessible through the university local network or via VPN.

PubMed. Health sciences.
Open

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Regional Business News. Instructions and other supportive material. Provides coverage for full-text business publications, on a regional level, for the United States and Canadian provinces.
Access: EBSCO Host - National access

Reglugerđasafn. Regulation library collection.
Access: Open

Réttarheimildir. Law court sources.
Access: Open

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Sage Journals Online. International publisher of journals, books and electronic media in many fields.
Access: National access

Science Citation Index (Web of Science). Citation index covering multidisciplinary content.
Access: National access

ScienceDirect. Help pages. Full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters.
Access: National access

Scopus. Citation index covering multidisciplinary content.
Access: National access

Skemman. Digital repository where final assignments by students at the University of Akureyri, University of Iceland, Bifröst University. Agricultural University of Iceland and Iceland Academy of the Arts are stored. In Skemman scholarly works of the universities' employees are also preserved.
Access: Open

Skólavefurinn. School web.
Access: Only accessible from the University of Akureyri local network or via VPN. 

Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science).
Access: National access

SpringerLink. Electronic journals and e-books. Help pages.
Access: National access  

Stjórnartíđindi. Legal Gazette.
Access: Open

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Teacher Reference Centre –TRCProvides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals.
Access: EBSCO Host - National access

Timarit.is. Magazines from Iceland, Faroe Islands and Greenland. 
Access: Open - A DjVu programme piece for the web explorer is required to browse through the pages.

UNESCO - Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS Online). To call forth the search page click Access for Institutions on the left side of the page.
Access: Only accessible from the university local network or via VPN.

Web of ScienceMaster Journal List / Journal SearchQuick Reference GuideRecorded trainingHelp.
Access: National access

Wiley Online Library. Multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. Training and tutorials.
Access: National access

WorldCat.
Access: Open

WorldWideScience.org is a global science gateway-accelerating scientific discovery and progress through a multilateral partnership to enable federated searching of national and international scientific databases and portals.
Access: Open

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