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Databases, library catalogs, collections of links, articles and journals

Encyclopaedias
E-books, journals and articles 
Library catalogs and search services
Dissertations and theses

 

Encyclopaedias

Nationalencyklopedin (Sweden’s national encyclopaedia)

Nordic encyclopaedia

Den store danske
A Danish encyclopaedia.

Store norske leksikon
Norwegian encyclopaedia embracing some 300.000 quality articles. It is Norway’s most important encyclopaedia and has been in use for hundred years.

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E-books, journals and articles 

JSTOR (Content Online) –  Remote access is provided to students and staff of the Stockholm University of the Arts. Ask the librarian!

Contains academic journals in art & art history, film, performing arts, music, among other subjects. Most issues are added to the database within three to five years after the publishing is made.

Performing Arts Periodicals Database  (ProQuest) – Remote access is provided to students and staff of the Stockholm University of the Arts. Ask the librarian!

This database provides abstracts from more than 260 international periodicals, plus full text for more than 100 of the journals. The majority of them are from the most recent ten years. The database covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theater, musical theater, circus, opera, film, television and more.

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) - Remote access is provided to students and staff of the Stockholm University of the Arts. Ask the librarian!

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full text, this database offers abstracts for more than 8,500 journals. This scholarly collection offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance

Periodicals Index Online (ProQuest)  – Remote access is provided to students and staff of the Stockholm University of the Arts. Ask the librarian!

This database contains over 20 million articles published in over 6,000 periodicals going as far back as 1665. It combines a broad subject base with deep chronological coverage. It spans 37 key subject areas in the arts, humanities and social sciences and offers great variety within these disciplines. It enables undergraduate, graduate and researchers quickly to locate every article relevant to their particular field of study.

Academic Search Elite  (EBSCO) Access provided via Stockholm’s public library, the Royal Library or the  Library of Stockholm University.

This database provides articles in full text from more than 2000 journals as well as references and abstracts to articles from more than 500 journals. It covers a large number of subjects with focus on the Arts and Social Science.

New York Times (1851-2007) with Index (1851-1993) Access from the Royal Library or the Library of Stockholm University.

The database provides full text which is accessed by subject search or keyword search.

Artikelsök
Remote access by means of library card from Stockholm Public Libraries

The database provides articles from most journals and daily papers in Sweden. From the year of 2004 there are links to full text articles in certain daily papers.

Retriever/Mediearkivet - Access is provided for students and staff of the Stockholm University of the Arts from the premises of the school.

The database cotains articles in full text from some 40 journals and daily papers, among them Aftonbladet, Göteborgs-Posten, Moderna tider and Svenska Dagbladet.

Norart
References to articles from 440 Norwegian and Nordic journals and yearbooks from 1980.

Nya Lundstedt - dagstidningar 
Bibliographies with references to articles in Swedish daily papers during the 20th century.

Svenskt pressregister (SVEP)
A list of articles in some 15 daily papers published in major Swedish cities from 1880. Articles between 1904 – 1911 are available on the Internet.

DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals - E-journal
Provides access to articles in full text from quality-controlled Open Access journals.

 

Library catalogs and search services

Libris  The joint catalog of the Swedish research libraries

Musik- och teaterbiblioteket    Collections with media about dance, music and theater.

Filminstitutets bibliotek  Collections about film.

Dramatens bibliotek  Collections with theater scripts and publications about theater.

Kungliga biblioteket   Sweden’s National Library

Stockholms universitetsbibliotek The Library of Stockholm University

SIBMAS - International association of libraries and museums of the performing arts
(a list over museums and libraries all over the world)

Karlsruhe Virtual Katalog (KVK)
Simultaneous search in a number of library catalogs and collections of book dealers around the world.

Library of Congress (LC)
The catalog of the Library of Congress containing books, journals, digital files, music, sound recordings, photos etc.

Safir - en Systematiskt Arrangerad Förteckning av Internet-Resurser
A portal with Internet-resources arranged subject-wise.

Sondera
In this database you may make a simultaneous search in LIBRIS, the database of the Swedish archives, NAD, as well as inThe Swedish Media Database, SMDB, which is the audiovisual colletions of the National Library.
Here you can find archival material, books, journals, maps, scores, radio- and TV-programs and much more.

Svensk mediedatabas (SMDB) 
Database covering sound, radio, film, tv, multimedia in the collections for audiovisual items at the National Library.

WorldCat.org
The largest library catalog in the world. It contains books and other media such as CD, VHS, DVD, electronic resources, books, articles and links to digitized items from all over the world.

ERIC
The world’s largets database within the field of pedagogics. It contains more than 1,2 million references with abstracts to articles from approximately 600 journals as well as references to research reports, books, dissertations and other documents from 1966.

Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD) 
Archival information from approximately 150 000 archives with lists and indexes.
Addresses to archival institutions. Database containing topografical information (no maps). National archive picture index with references as well as indexes over archival institutions.

Databaser via Kungliga biblioteket
A collection of links listing various databasases.

 

Dissertations and theses

DIVA
Full text- and reference database with dissertations, theses and other publications from a number of universities and university colleges in the Nordic countries.

DiVA/SKH – Research and education at the Stockholm University of the Arts

Research Catalogue
Open Access-database for research in the arts.
  
SwePub
Federated search system for academic publications published at Swedish universities. The database contains scholarly articles, conference papers, dissertations and more.

ProQuest dissertations & theses: The Humanities and Social Sciences Collection 
Reference database that provides citations and abstracts from dissertations from more than 1000 universities. The database contains more than 1,6 million titles.

Uppsök
Full text- and reference database with articles and students theses, among other things, that have been published at institutions for higher education in Sweden.

DokHist
Reference database for Swedish dissertations in the field of history from 1890

SIBMAS - International association of libraries and museums of the performing arts
(a list over museums and libraries all over the world)