University of Bergen Library
Library assistance during corona-lockdown

Digital library collections and services

The digital library is still open, and our services and tutoring will now be conducted online.

Digital literature

Search in Oria to find digital literature. You can limit your search to eBooks, articles and other digital resources. 

You may also search for databases in Oria, where you can sort resources according to field of study.

Cannot find what you need? Suggest purchasing a digital edition of the resource.

Extended digital access in the corona phase

Nasjonalbiblioteket: Contains large amounts of digital books and other material, such as newspapers and journals. Because of the corona situation, the national library has decided to open the access to the legal depostit collection for students at Norwegian universities. Students can log on using Feide. Academic staff always has access with Feide. Here you can find more information on access to the legal deposit collection (norwegian only).

ProQuest Ebook Central: Unlimited access for students and staff at UiB to search for and read more than 450 000 eBooks. We automatically purchase the most accessed books. You have to be logged on with VPN to make this work at home.

Cambridge University Press: Access to Cambridge Histories, Cambridge Companions, Cambridge Elements and Textbooks through May 2020. 

Relevant resources from the database list in Oria

You can sort resources according to field of study, or choose interdisciplinary resources:

PressReader: Access to international newspapers and magazines in originalformat from the latest 60 days. Use VPN to get access.

IdunnDigital platform with full text articles and literature. Site available in English. 

Ordnett.noOnline dictionary. Norwegian-English/English-Norwegian, and also Norwegian to German, French, Spanish and Italian. 

Your subject librarian

Check out "Your subject" in the bottom meny to find useful resources for your field of study and contact information for your subject librarian. Contact your subject librarian directly for assistance to search, to find alternative resources, and for related questions. We conduct consultations over email, phone, zoom or other tools.