Scandinavian Library Catalogs and Databases

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  • Det Kongelige Bibliotek/The Danish Royal Library - Online catalog, online databases and reference works; many pages are in Danish only. Subject searching in REX is primarily applicable to foreign books (subject searching in English is possible for English works). To search Danish titles effectively, search by subject code. See the Danish help documentation for details.
  • Nationalbibliografi - National bibliography with a number of bibliographic indexes (and links to descriptions). Dania Polyglotta, a bibliography of literature on Denmark in languages other than Danish, ceased print publication with volume 29 (1997).
  • University Library of Southern Denmark - Online catalog combining resources of Esbjerg, Kolding, Odense, Sønderborg and Flensborg. Library information and selected Internet resources in Danish with instructions in English.
  • Roskilde University Library - Online catalog and databases, including DANDOK, a database of research in progress and published at Danish institutions, in English with a link to the Danish interface.
  • Dansk Biblioteks Center- The Dansk Biblioteks Center provides information service to Danish libraries. With a link to English interface.



  • The National Library of Finland - Online catalog (HELKA) and databases, including Fennica, the National Bibliography of Finland. Also includes a list of archival collections in the library.
  • Arto - Database of approximately 10,000 Finnish journal articles (1995- ) with fee-based searching.





  • Biblioteknett Norge - Official gateway to library resources in Norway, in Norwegian with some English descriptions.
  • Biblioteksentralen - Norwegian county, city, and research libraries with links to searchable catalogues. Norwegian interface only.
  • BIBSYS - Searchable database for all national and university libraries in Norway, in Norwegian, with a link to an English information page.



  • Libris - Union catalog that allows searching of more than three million titles in nearly 160 Swedish libraries.
  • Libris: Artikeldatabasen - Contains approximately 50,000 references to Swedish articles in the humanities and social sciences, primarily to journal articles and reviews, but also to essays, chapters, and the like from yearbooks, monographs, and comprehensive works. Most articles have appeared since 1990, with inclusion of some older titles.

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