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Thanks for using the BIBSYSx button in the bibliographic databases, this link server makes wonders to full text retrieval.
If you already know the DOI number, some journals are available via the DOI finder.
Outside campus, please use VPN and Eduroam (in other Eduroam institutions, airports in Norway) for accessing our subscribed databases and full text.

The UNIS catalogue and discovery tool
Between the 18th and 24th of November Oria cannot be used for reservering and renewing online, please ask library staff for assistance.






Subscribed bibliographic databases - linked to the full text via BIBSYSx


Arctic & Antarctic Regions

Index to articles, books etc. on cold regions and polar areas.

  FirstSearch from OCLC     Nine databases including WorldCat, with many library holdings. A new search interface is under construction. Please note: For search in the UNIS holding only, please use Oria.
  GeoRef     Index - geology. Some records with deep indexing, display of images.

                                                                                                                      Index - chemistry (environmental chemistry, geochemistry, biochemistry etc.). Not only references, also tools for substances, properties, reactions. Please register (use your UNIS e-mail) before you start searching the first time. Also, check out the useful guides and news (no login needed). BIBSYSx appears when clicking the full text link.                                                                               

  Web of Science     Index - scientific journals from 1945 till present time.
  Zoological Records     Index - scientific literature within taxonomy and animal biology from 1978 till present time.


Full text providers/publishers - alternative access


ACS Subscribed - 38 journals/resources from the American Chemical Society - from 1996 till present time.
AGU Subscribed - about 18 geophysics/earth sciences journals. From January 2013 with Wiley.
  Arctic     Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America - from 1948 till present time.
  BioOne     Subscribed - around 70 journals mainly covering biology, from 2001 till present time.
  DOAJ     Directory of open access journals (about 6000 journals).
  GeoScienceWorld     Subscribed - 47 full text  journals within geology.
  The Isme Journal     Subscribed - Nature journal within microbial ecology.
  JSTOR     Subscribed - Life Sciences Collection, more than 160 backfile journal titles + Arts & Sciences II, about 197backfile titles within geography etc.
  Lyell Collection     Subscribed - 12 journals/book series from The Geological Society of London.
  Nature     Subscribed - from 2009 till present time.
  Nature Climate Change     Subscribed - from 2009 till present time.
  Nature Geoscience     Subscribed - from 2009 till present time.
  NORA     Norwegian Open Research Archives.
  Science     Subscribed - from October 1996 till present time. Backfiles in JSTOR.
  ScienceDirect     Subscribed - about 2000 journals from Elsevier, Pergamon and Academic Press, from 1995 till present time. Backfiles (access from vol 1) of about 100 journals within earth and planetary sciences - also with supplements.
  SpringerLink     Subscribed - over 1200 journals, included backfiles.
  Wiley Online Library     Subscribed - about 775 titles within science, technology and medicine from 1997 till present time.


Full text encyclopædia


  Encyclopædia Britannica Online (Subscribed)  
  Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian)  


More catalogues etc. (Danish catalogue)  
  biblioteksøk (Norwegian union catalogue)  
  British library  
  CISTI's Catalogue (Canadian catalogue)  
  Libris (Swedish catalogue)  
  Longyearbyen public library  
  Norart (Index of about 390 Norwegian periodicals and yearbooks)  


Research documentation


  CRIStin (Current research information system in Norway)  
  International Polar Year Publications Database (Please report your IPY publications)  
  NVI (Norwegian register of scientific journals, series and publishers)  
  Research in Svalbard  


For authors:

Good author identification --> Improved recognizion --> More citations

Make your author profile more visible: ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) will ensure you get credit for your research (please have more info). You may link to other identifiers (Scopus Author ID, ResearcherID or LinkedIn).

Before submitting your paper: Always check your author name and author address. Do so till the paper is published.

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The articles can be printed or saved solely for private use, or for research purposes.
You are not allowed to pass articles (as files or prints) to a third party.
Systematic downloading of articles or search results is prohibited.

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