Technology, Natural sciences and Maritime studies

Here is a collection of relevant databases for technology, natural sciences and maritime studies.


Academic journals are an important source for students; It's where you will find the latest research. Use Oria or the databases to search for journal articles.

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Subject databases

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    • Colourbox

      The image database Colourbox contains images, videos and illustrations with no royalty-fees. The images may be used in teaching, articles or for marketing purposes for our university. Our licence allows HSN students or employees up to 30 downloads a month.

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    • Dawsonera

      E-books. Requires a password when off-campus.

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    • Ebook Central (formerly Ebrary)

      Close to 140 000 e-books from publishers in all academic subjects, focusing on economics, the humanities, social sciences, health and technology. Books may be read online without being a registered user. For downloading to your computer, create your own user account (choose "sign in" from top right) and follow the instructions.

    • Electronic Mathematics Research Journals

      Gratis. Multidisciplinary reference database.

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    • IEEE Xplore

      Full text access to quality technical literature in engineering and technology. In addition to journals and citations, the database also covers conferences and standards. Requires a password when off-campus.

    • IMO Virtual Publications

      Database published by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Det Norske Veritas (DNV). Contains necessary information on safety and pollution prevention requirements applicable to ships. IMO conventions, regulations and codes. Password required.

    • IoP Electronic Journals

      Provides access to 30 journals from the Institute of Physics in sciences such as physics, micro-mechanics, optometry and nano-technology. Password is required when off-campus.

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    • MathSciNet

      Provides bibliographic information, abstracts and some full-text coverage in mathematics. Requires password when off-campus.

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    • Nature complete

      Nature complete is a collection of some the world's most prestigeous scientific journals. In addittion to the main journal Nature, the database includes titles like Nature Energy, Nature Genetics, Nature Materials, Nature Medicine, Nature Microbiology , Eye and Scientific American.

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    • Oria

      The USN Library catalogue for books, articles etc. Log on to request items or renew loans. "Norwegian Academic Libraries" search other libraries' catalogues.

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    • Regs4ships

      Combined maritime regulations database including IMO (with IMDG Code), ILO and EU legislation, as well as flag state compliance documentation from the Norwegian Maritime Authority.

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    • Safari Books Online

      Safari Books Online (Tech Books) contains 35 000 e-books in computer science and related fields such as mathematics and engineering. Password is required when off-campus.

    • SAGE Online Journals

      Full-text database, covering all academic subjects. Sepcifically focusing on the sciences, medicine, arts and humanities and social sciences. Password is required when off-campus.

    • ScienceDirect

      Science Direct is one of the world's largest collections of full-text scholarly journals in the sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences and economics. Password is required when off-campus.

    • SciFinder (CAS)

      Chemistry database. Also covers related disciplines such as biomedicine and materials science. Create a free user account to be able to search.

    • Scopus

      Bibliographic database. It focuses on the sciences, medicine and social sciences. It's primary source are academic journals. Citation search is possible. Password is required when off-campus.

    • SpringerLink

      This contains journals in full-text, covering all academic subjects. Password is required when off-campus.

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    • Taylor & Francis

      This database covers all academic subjects. Password is required when off-campus.

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    • Web of Science (ISI Web of Knowledge)

      Bibliographic database covering all academic fields of the world's most cited scholarly journals in the Sciences, Social Sciences and Arts and Humanities. Citation search is possible. It also includes links to fulltext and to Google Scholar. Password is required when off-campus.

    • Wiley Online Library

      Aproximately 400 full-text journals from Wiley-Blackwell in the sciences, economics, technology and medicine. Password is required when off-campus.