Databases

We recommend that you use Google Scholar. Then you search for scientific articles, theses, books and such. That will give you more relevant results.

To access the Library's electronic resources (ebooks, journals, databases), you have to install a VPN-client.

The most important databases at NIH

ORIA (list of subjects for Oria searching)
- everything the Library has got, in print and electronic

PubMed  (on your mobile)
- medicine

SPORTDiscus (on your mobile)
- sport

Web of Science (on your mobile)
- interdisciplinary (sociology, health, psychology, philosophy etc.)
Do not use on Internet Explorer.

PsycINFO 
- psychology, psychiatry, medicine and sociology

Ordnett - dictionaries (Norwegian, new Norwegian, foreign words, synonyms, Norwegian-English, English-Norwegian, medicine)

More databases

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. 

Cochrane Library -  different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. Training video.

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.