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Nini Ebeltoft

Subject Specialist, Education
Humanities and Social Sciences Library

Selected Databases

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is an international database on educational research sponsored by the United States Department of Education containing research articles, reports, monographies, dissertations and conference papers.

WoS is a cross-disciplinary, international database with mainly articles. You can search for article topics and citations in articles and books. Journals are ranged by impact factor. NB: Choose the 'Social Science' part of the database.


Large bibliographic database containing abstracts and citations for academic journal articles (peer-reviewed journals in medical, technical and social sciences, including arts and humanities).

International database for literature in psychology. Herewith also psychological literature in education, medicine and psychiatry

International database of literature in sociology and related areas, such as education. The database contains articles, collection, dissertations and more

Database comprising a large collection of definitive scholarly editions of canonical authors' work, including extensive introductions, editorial commentary and footnotes contextualizing various work.

More Database Options

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS). International database for social science and interdisciplinary research.

Science Direct Large subscription-based access to a large database. As the journals are grouped into four sections, you may choose the Social Sciences and Humanities- section.

Google Scholar - International database that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines, including educational science.

Cross-disciplinary database with Norwegian and Nordic journal articles

Medline - Bibliographic database of life sciences and biomedical information, including articles from academic journals covering medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and health care.

Browzine - Easily browsable format for finding current and back issues of scholarly e-journals from multiple publishers and platforms.

Selected Subject-Specific Encyclopedias and Information Resources

Sites for Search Techniques and Cited Reference Search

PhD on Track - is an online resource for PhD students on sources and referencing for research purposes and on publishing research.

Search & Write (Søk & Skriv) is a well-built site with online resources for academic writing.

For Researchers is a guidance to sources and referencing, databases, publishing and other research related matters.

The Centre for Academic Writing at UiO

The centre is open for all students at UiO who wish to improve their academic writing, e.g. working on their Master Thesis or similar tasks. Book your appointment here

Collaborative Writing

  • Open Science Framework (OSF) - online tool for research collaboration and OA -project management
  • Authorea - An online collaborative writing tool for researchers to write, cite, collaborate, host data and publish.
  • Hypothes - An online collaborative writing tool to discuss, collaborate and organize your research
  • Wiki - Web-based tool designed to provide collaborative modification of the content and structure of a website

Library Courses

To help collect, organize, cite, and share research Sources

Remote Access

Access library resources when you are not on campus.

Suggest a Purchase

You are welcome to suggest additions to our collection (books, journals etc).

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