Library Databases

Library Databases at DIS

You have access to countless of resources to enhance your studies, as the library holds thousands of journals, periodicals, and DVDS in English that are all chosen in relation to DIS courses.

Access the DIS Library Database

To find and access all materials available at the library, use the DIS Library Database.

Library Search Tools Available to You

The DIS Library provides access to the following academic databases and dictionaries. They are available from any computer at DIS Copenhagen:

  • Ebsco Academic Search Elite
    A database that provides full text for more than 2,000 journals. In addition to the full text, indexing and abstracts are provided for all 3,466 journals. The database covers most of the fields taught at DIS, i.e. Architecture, Business, Health Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Politics. Full text information in this database dates as far back as 1985
  • JStor
    JSTOR is a digital library founded in 1995. Originally containing digitized back issues of academic journals, it now also includes books and primary sources, and current issues of journals. It provides full-text searches of almost 2,000 journals.JStor provides a wide array of archival materials and primary sources in subjects ranging from American studies to zoology.
  • Project MUSE – Humanities
    Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities for the scholarly community. Since 1995, the MUSE journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide.The collection hosts a diverse range of humanities courses, including philosophy, literature, art and more.
  • ProQuest Academic Research Library
    An online article database including 4,050 titles – nearly 2,800 in full text articles from 1971 onward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers covering most of the fields taught at DIS, i.e. Business, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • PsycINFO® (accessed through ProQuest)
    An expansive abstracting and indexing database with more than 3 million records devoted to peer-reviewed literature in the behavioral sciences and mental health. It includes professional coverage beyond psychology to include related disciplines such as medicine, law, social work, neuroscience, business, nursing, forensics, engineering and more
  • Danish-English/English-Danish Dictionary
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
    Free access to more than 3000 full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals
  • Britannica
    An online dictionary

Remote Access to the Library Databases

For remote access to these databases and dictionaries, when not studying in DIS buildings:

  • Go to this search service and choose Danish Institute for Study Abroad
  • Enter your email address (the one DIS has on file for you) as both your username and password
  • Once you are logged in, you are ready to start searching.