Databases

At the present moment the library databases can be used outside UT computer network only via Open VPN connection. Information about VPN connection is available on IT helpdesk webpage.

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Gives detailed information on more than 4,500 reagents and catalysts.

Contains e-books from the publishers BMJ Publishing Group, Brill Academic Publishers, Cambridge University Press, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cornell University Press, CRC Press, Harvard University Press, John Wiley & Sons, Johns Hopkins University Press, S. Karger Publishers, Lawrence Erlbaum, Marcel Dekker, Inc., The McGraw-Hill Book Companies, MIT Press, National Academies Press, Palgrave Macmillan, Routledge, Royal Society of Chemistry, Rutgers University Press, Sage Publications, Springer/Kluwer, Stanford University Press, Taylor & Francis, University of California Press, University of North Carolina Press, Viking Penguin, World Bank Group etc. 

EBSCOhost is a powerful online reference system accessible via the Internet. It offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers (PsycInfo, ERIC, Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, Medline etc).

Search portal for academic literature EBSCO Discovery allows search through a single searchbox in a number of databases and mostly addresses the needs of students and professors in search for new research information. Discovery finds research journal articles, e-books, research works and other many other materials. Search in EBSCO Discovery is similar to a regular EBSCO database search. Link Content Provider in the left-hand column of search results shows the databases that were searched. To get more exact results, it is advisable to search these individual databases as well. Discovery works in the UT computer network, but it does not include all databases accessible to UT (Scopus, Beck Online, WestlawNext and some others).

EconPapers provides access to RePEc (Research Papers in Economics), the world's largest collection of on-line Economics working papers, journal articles and software.

The Digital Text Repository for Older Estonian Literature EEVA is a joint project of the UT Library and the UT Department of Literature and Folklore, supported by the Estonian Ministry of Culture programme "Literary Classics". 

Search database of manuscripts (Estonian Literary Museum)  ELLEN

Emerald Fulltext contains more than 150 e-journals from the publishers Emerald Group Publishing, mainly on economics, management, librarianship and engineering sciences. IP-numbers-based access over the UT computer network.

EOD Search is the fastest way to find already digitised items or books offered for digitisation. EOD search engine gives free access to the full text of nearly 40 000 copyright-free books and near 6 million other books offered for digitisation for a moderate fee on the request of users. The items in 30 languages available via the EOD Search cover the fields of science, social science, history, medicine, language and literature, law, philosophy, psychology, religion and other subjects.

ERIC provides access to education literature and resources. The database contains more than 1.3 million records of journal articles, books, dissertations and theses, conference papers, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, dating back to 1966.

Educational program on history of Estonian literature that contains materials illustrating the Estonian literary world in the 1920s. The database is comprised of library of literary texts, anthology of critical material, photo gallery, author biographies, and meanings of literary terms.

Collection of texts, photos, books and e-books about Estonian cultural history starting from the 19th century up to the mid-20th century.

The Estonian E-varamu portal is part of the Estonian Research Infrastructure Roadmap what is founed by European Regional Development Fund.

The Estonian e-repository is an integrated e-environment created for digitized resources of the Estonian memory institutions: libraries, archives and museums. The e-repository enables to link national heritage collections with the Pan-European library Europeana.

The majority of electronic publications and data corpora in the server are in the Estonian language, which belongs to the Finno-Ugric language family. The server offers a wide range of information on oral heritage, folklore and folk belief, on the institutions actively engaged in folkloristic research in Estonia as well as researchers and research projects. The covered aspects of folklore also include the heritage of other peoples of the Uralic language group. The server features two journals that have been published online and in print since 1996: Mäetagused and Folklore: An electronic Journal of Folklore. 

Estonian dictionaries on the Internet.

Estonian Standards. Information on more than 22,000 Estonian standards in on-site computer in the library. Texts can be read, but not to print or download. Further information: https://www.evs.ee/shop.

The database contains two databases: the statistics database and the regional development database; it presents national statistics and regional statistics. The regional development database offers official regional and also unofficial statistics. Both databases have the following divisions: environment, economics, population, social sphere. Data from the population and housing census and the agricultural census are presented separately. Each division is broken into subdivisions. Both databases are in Estonian and English.

The Estonian Subject Thesaurus is a universal controlled vocabulary in Estonian for indexing and searching various library material. EMS enables to browse subject terms by subject fields, to search terms by English equivalent and to search by every term in the online catalogue ESTER, in the database of Estonian articles ISE or in Google. 

Selected Estonian open access textbooks in the UT digital archive DSpace.

Etera includes books, journals, newspapers, photographs, postcards, maps, tutorials, and theses.

EUR-Lex provides free access, in the 24 official EU languages, to:

  • the Official Journal of the European Union;
  • EU law (EU treaties, directives, regulations, decisions, consolidated legislation, etc.);
  • preparatory acts (legislative proposals, reports, green and white papers, etc.);
  • EU case-law (judgements, orders, etc.);
  • international agreements;
  • EFTA documents;
  • other public documents. 

 Public Opinion Analysis sector of the European Commission.

The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) defines requirements for the qualitative and quantitative composition of medicines, the tests to be carried out on medicines and on substances and materials used in their production. The European Pharmacopoeia and its requirements are legally binding in the member states of the European Pharmacopoeia Convention and the European Union. 

European Sources Online gives information on the economics, politics and legislation of the EU and its member states. It contains full texts, overviews, legal acts and press releases.

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