We recommend that you use Google Scholar. Then you search for scientific articles, theses, books and such. That will give you more relevant results.
The most important databases at NIH
- psychology, psychiatry, medicine and sociology
Ordnett - dictionaries (Norwegian, new Norwegian, foreign words, synonyms, Norwegian-English, English-Norwegian, medicine)
BioMed Central - medicine and biology, free full text from 130 journals.
British Nursing index - references from 270 nursing journals, with focus on nursing and midwifery.
Campbell Library - systematic reviews of the effects of measures in the fields of education, social welfare and crime prevention.
CINAHL - nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutrition.
EMBASE - health (pharmacology, general public health, substance abuse, environmental and occupational medicine)
Epistemonikos - systematic reviews of clinical issues.
ERIC - pedagogy and education
European Database of Sport Science - 16.000 abstracts from 1996 until today from the annual ECSS-congress, and access to 10% in full text
Helsebiblioteket - databases, journals and other health related resources
Human Anatomy Atlas (also app for cell phone or tablet) - anatomical 3D-atlas. Use Internet Explorer when launching the atlas on your pc or Mac.
Idunn - Norwegian journals and books
In Sum - updated and relevant summarized research on prevention and treatment measures for the mental health of children and adolescents, and on child welfare measures.
Lovdata - Norwegian laws, central and local regulations, new decisions from the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal
MEDLINE - medicine. This is the same database as PubMed, but new articles will be searchable a bit later in MEDLINE.
Norart - Norwegian and Nordic index to periodical articles. References to articles from 460 Norwegian periodicals and yearbooks.
OTSeeker - systematic reviews, randomised controlled trials and other resources relevant to occupational therapy interventions. You must register as a personal user.
PDQ-Evidence - systematic reviews of organization in the health service.
PEDro - trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy
Spolit - sport and related subjects, good coverage of German and Eastern European literature.
Store Norske Leksikon - Aschehoug and Gyldendals Great Norwegian Encyclopedia, free
SveMed+ - medicine, Nordic journal articles
Trip - search engine for clinicians. Trip simultaneously searches in a lot of databases and web resources and sorts the results according to the levels in the knowledge pyramid. You must log in to use it, but it is free.