Information Studies: Databases

Remote Access

Recommended databases

Some databases require remote access to use outside the University Library. So start by logging into the catalogue.
For the special Danish databases check the Danish page.

Bibliotekshistorie1900-2000. Library history. In Danish and English. Free.
Book history online
Continuation of 'Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries' (ABHB), 1973- . Only on KOMM or with login to the catalogue.
Communication & mass media complete
Communication & Mass Media Complete incorporates CommSearch og Mass Media Articles Index. Many journals, mostly in full text. Only on KOMM  or with login to the catalogue.
Database with the research on KU. This link gives you the research on INF. Free.
Open Access Journals search engine. Free.
Directory of published conference proceedings (Interdok)
Source to grey litterature. Since 1965, InterDok has identified material from 280,000+ conferences, congresses, meetings & symposia. Free.
DISKURS is a database where you can search and find Master theses online from University of Copenhagen. Free.
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education, produces the world's premier database of journal and non-journal education literature. Free.
The Danish National Research Database is a central portal for published Danish research. The database currently covers published literature, such as scientific articles, PhD. theses, conference presentations and lecture notes, as well as published information. Free.
Google Dataset Search (beta)
For finding datasets.
Google Scholar
Part of Google containing only academic literature as for example journal articles and book chapters. resources. Links to the library articles in fulltext are called "Full-text via KB/KUB" and they should appear to the right of the search results. If the links with Full-text via KB/KUB don't appear, you will have to change the settings of Google Scholar: See guidance or login to Rex.
InfoMedia provides all major Danish newspapers, and numerous other news sources, trade journals and magasiner. however, with few exceptions, notably "Monday Morning".  Only on KOMM or with login to the catalogue.
Information science & technology abstracts plus. See: Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, (LISTA)
Information definitions in Danish. Terms are translated to English. Updated. Free.
Interdoc (Directory of published conference proceedings)
Bibliographic database. Source to grey litterature. Since 1965, InterDok has identified material from 280,000+ conferences, congresses, meetings & symposia. Free.
Journal citation reports
Statististical information on journals. Journal Impact Factor for journals in Social Science Citation Index + Science Citation Index.  Only with login to the catalogue.
Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog. Good for elderly European titles. Free.
Library Press Display 
Unlimited newspaper reading of 1,700 + newspapers from 94 countries in 49 languages. You can search all the newspapers, by country or individual newspapers for up to three months back. Only on KOMM or with login to the catalogue.
Library, information science & technology abstracts
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, (LISTA) indexes more than 600 periodicals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s. From publisher Ebsco. Free.
European database presenting the best new library buildings in Europe. Free.
LISA: library and information science abstracts
Incorporates the two most important databases for library and information science: Library and Information Science Abstracts (from 1969 to today) and Current Research in Library and Information Science (from 1981 to today). Comprises more than 160,000 entries on ongoing scientific and academic research projects from 500 international periodicals, covering over 30 languages in more than 60 countries. Database from Proquest. Only on INF or with login to the catalogue.
LISTA Se: Library, information science & technology abstracts.
Abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature with more than 20.500 titles from more than 5.000 international publishers. Contains 49 million records. Interoperability with ScienceDirect, Engineering Village and Reaxys. Only on INF or with login to the catalogue..
Journals. Full text. Open access. Free.
UDC Summary
Not a complete UDC but with 2.000 terms. Free.
Web of Knowledge (Web of Science)
The database consists of: Science Citation Index (SCI) 1945- ,Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) 1956- , Arts- and Humanities Citation Index (AHCI) 1975- . Journals indexed in Web of Science. More info. See also Journal Citation Reports. Only on KOMM or with login to the catalogue.
Database with titles from the world. Free.

Searching tips

"quotation marks" - around a group of words will retrieve articles with that exact phrase

AND - between two keywords will narrow/reduce number of articles found

OR - between two keywords will expand/increase number of articles found

NOT - between two keywords will exclude all articles containing the second keyword

? - use a question mark in place of a letter to find alternative spelling (ex: wom?n)

* - use an asterisk in place of many letters to find word variants (ex: behavio*)

# - use number sign at end of word to find related variants (ex: goose# finds goose, geese, and gosling)

The Infoplease thesaurus
gives you access to more than 150,000 synonyms.