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Johanne Longva

Subject specialist in special needs education and economics
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Selected resources

  • ERIC (Ovid) 
    International database on educational research. The database contains research articles, monographies, dissertations, conference papers, reports and policy papers and other education-related materials. 
  • PsycINFO (Ovid)
    Database in psychology produced by American Psychological Association (APA). Mainly articles, but also books, book chapters and dissertations.
  • Education Research Complete (EBSCO) 
    International database with topics covering all levels of education and nearly all educational research fields. The database also includes full text for books, monographs and education-related conference papers.
  • Linguistics and language behavior abstracts LLBA (Proquest)
    Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) is covering linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. It includes all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics.
  • Psychology database (ProQuest) 
    In addition to clinical and social psychology, it also provides coverage of related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.
  • Web of Science
    Cross-diciplinary database with references to articles and books. Citation search and journals' impact factor are found in Journal Citation Reports 
  • Scopus
    Bibliographic database with journal articles in social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences and health science.
  • Idunn 
    Idunn is Scandinavian University Press' (Universitetsforlaget) digital publishing platform for academic journals and books. You can browse and read more than 40,000 journal articles and book chapters within a range of disciplines.
  • Medline (Ovid) 
    Medical database with the detailed subject heading system MeSH. Same content as PubMed
  • EMBASE (Ovid)
    Medicine, pharmacology, european centered
  • Campbell Collaboration 
    Systematic reviews, clinical trials including the fields of social welfare, ageing, climate solutions, crime and justice, disability, education, international development, knowledge translation and implementation, sexual orientation and gender dentity and training.
  • Cochrane Library  
    Systematic reviews, clinical trials

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