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Nini Ebeltoft

Subject Specialist, Education
Humanities and Social Sciences Library

Selected Databases

NEW: Octobre 2018: Access to run and test the educational databases:

Education Research Complete

Education Source


Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is an international full-text database on educational research sponsored by the United States Department of Education containing research articles, monographies, dissertations, conference papers, reports and policy papers and other education-related materials. It also provides a controlled vocabulary and a thesaurus.

WoS is a cross-disciplinary, international database with a scientific citation indexing service maintained by Clarivate Analytics. For the most part containing research articles, and journals are ranged by impact factor. In advance: choose the 'Social Science' part (filter to be activated on the left).


Bibliographic database provided by Elsevier with abstracts and citations for journal articles in social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences and health science. It provides quality measures with h-Index, CiteScore, SCImago Journal Rank and author profiles with publications and bibliographic data.

International database with mainly abstracts of literature in the field of psychology produced by the American Psychological Association. It contains citations and summaries from journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations within the subjects of psychology, education, medicine and psychiatry.

International database provided by ProQuest with citations, abstracts, and indexing of literature in the field of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences, like education. It contains abstracts of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations, conference papers and book reviews.

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.

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

Cross-disciplinary database with Norwegian and Nordic journal articles

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

Factiva gives access to local and global newspapers, newswires, journals and magazines.

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

Review of Research

A systematic review is an advanced research method summarising available research on a particular topic based on a research question. Researchers at UiO may request research support for systematic literature reviews at the University Library. Databases with highly qualified systematic reviews and meta-analyses which summarize and interpret results from different fields of research are to be found at the Campbell Collaboration and Cochrane Library sites. 

Sites displaying citation impact in terms of impact factor/journal impact factor, see ScopusSciValJournal Citation Reports and SCImago (SJR). SJR is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for the number of citations received by a journal.

Online Collaborative Writing Tools

  • Open Science Framework (OSF) - A site and a tool for research collaboration and OA -project management
  • - A collaborative writing tool to discuss, collaborate and organize your research
  • Authorea - A collaborative writing tool for researchers to write, cite, collaborate, host data and publish.
  • Wiki - Web-based tool designed to provide collaborative modification of the content and structure of a website
  • Zotero - an open-source reference management software to manage bibliographic data 

Library Courses

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

Remote Access

Access library resources when you are not on campus.

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

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