Databases & e-resources

Legimus

If you have a disability, you may use Legimus to download and read talking books in your computer or smartphone. To download talking books you first need to get a user account, which the university library can set up for you. Our librarians will also give you an introduction to how to use Legimus. Legimus is hosted by MTM, a Swedish government agency for accessible media.

Read by QxMD

Literature updating service that quickly discovers, and provides access to, new research.

Svenska skrivregler

Svenska skrivregler (2017, fourth edition) from Svenska språkrådet contains rules and guidelines for writing texts in Swedish.

Dictionaries by The Swedish Academy: SAOL, SO, SAOB (svenska.se)

Search three dictionaries by The Swedish Academy—SAOL, SO och SAOB—at once.

Swedish MeSH

Swedish MeSH (Svensk MeSH) may be of help if you need to find or translate medical search terms from Swedish to English, and vice versa. Swedish MeSH is a translation of MeSH (Medical Subject Headings), an English controlled vocabulary thesaurus produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, NLM.

Stedman's Medical Dictionary

Medical dictionary in English. Some entries are illustrated.

Oxford Reference

English encyclopedia and dictionary.

Oxford Dictionary (Lexico)

English dictionary and thesaurus. Also contains articles about grammar and quizzes.

NE Dictionaries

Dictionary that supports translation between Swedish and several different languages, including special lexicons such as a Swedish <> English Medical Dictionary and a Swedish <> English Technical Dictionary.

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Provides information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of academic philosophy.

Britannica Academic (Encyclopedia Britannica)

General knowledge English-language encyclopedia founded in the 18th century. Contains articles, images, videos and biographies.

CIA World Factbook

Basic intelligence on the history, people, government, economy, geography, international relations, etc, of all the countries in the world.

Visible Body

Anatomical 3D models, cross sections, MRI images and 3D moving images of muscles and bones.

VigiAccess

Information about reported potential side effects of medicinal products. VigiAccess was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2015 to provide public access to information in VigiBase, the WHO global pharmacovigilance database.

Världens länder - NE

Facts about countries world wide, maps, flags and more (in Swedish only).

UNSD (United Nations Statistics Division)

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) collects, compiles and disseminates statistics in several subject areas. The website lists the databases provided by the UN in economic, financial, demographic and social statistics.

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Patents, patent applications and trademarks in the United States of America.

UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe)

UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) Statistical Database contains a wide range of statistics data.

Trip

Clinical search engine with references to journal articles, practice guidelines and other literature to support evidence-based practice. Provides a search interface option that helps you formulate your search question in accordance with the PICO model (Population Intervention Comparison Outcome).

Synthetic Reaction Updates

Recent developments in synthetic organic chemistry. Produced by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SKR)

The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SKR) provides Swedish city and regional statistics (in Swedish only).

Swedish Patent Database

Swedish patents, public patent applications and European patents (EP patents) validated in Sweden. Produced by the Swedish Intellectual Property Office (PRV).

SveMed+

Articles in Swedish, Norwegian and Danish in medicine, dentistry, health care, nursing, physiotherapy and occupational therapy. Searchable with Swedish or English MeSH-terms. Hosted by the University Library at Karolinska Institutet. Please note that, as of January 2020, the database is no longer updated.

Statistical databases from the National Board of Health and Welfare

The National Board of Health and Welfare in Sweden (Socialstyrelsen) publishes statistics in the areas of health and medical care and social services. Mostly in Swedish, but via this link you'll find those of their statistical databases that are available in English. You can make your own tables, diagrams and maps.

Social Services Abstracts

References to articles in social work, human services and related areas, including social welfare, social policy and community development.

SpeechBITE

Evidence-based practice in speech pathology.

SGC Reagents & Resources

The Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) is a public-private partnership between academia and pharmaceutical companies that supports the discovery of new medicines through open source research. All data are made publicly available. Reagents are available either directly from SGC or from their commercial partners. The outputs from the consortium include proteins, crystal structures, chemical tool compounds and antibodies.

SciFinderN

References, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences. International patent information in chemistry, biochemistry and chemical engineering.

Statistics Sweden's statistical database

Statistics from Statistics Sweden (SCB) and several other Swedish government agencies.

SCB: International statistics

Links to international statistics, listed by country.

SAGE Video - Counseling & Psychotherapy

Streaming psychotherapy videos in clinical training and education.

SAGE Research Methods Video

Videos covering every aspect of the research process and hundreds of qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods.

Research Professional

Funding opportunities and news about research policy and politics.

Public Health Image Library (PHIL)

Image database from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

PsycTherapy

APA PsycTherapy, produced by the American Psychological Association, is a streaming service containing over 500 psychotherapy demonstration videos. PsycTherapy is intended for educational purposes.

PsycArticles

The APA PsycArticles database contains full-text articles from more than 100 journals within behavioral science and related fields, published by the American Psychological Association, the Canadian Psychological Association, Hogrefe Publishing Group and the Educational Publishing Foundation from 1894 and onwards.

PTSDpubs

PTSDpubs, formerly known as PILOTS, contains international literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychological effects of trauma. Coverage from 1871 and onwards.

PhilPapers

Open archive and bibliography within the area of philosophy.

PEDro

Evidence-based physiotherapy. Randomised trials, systematic reviews and guidelines evaluating physiotherapy interventions.

Sällsynta hälsotillstånd

Knowledge database (in Swedish) produced by the National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen). Covers more than 300 rare diseases and diagnoses.

Our World in Data

Our World in Data provides global research, data and statistics about e.g. health, education, violence, political power, human rights, war, poverty, humanity’s impact on the environment. Produced by University of Oxford and the non-profit organization Global Change Data Lab.

OTseeker

Evidence-based occupational therapy. Abstracts of systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials.

OMIM - Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man

An online catalogue of human genes and genetic disorders.

OECD Data

Statistical database with information about the member countries.

NHS Economic Evaluation Database

Economic evaluations of health and social care interventions between 1994 and March 2015. No longer updated.

NE Play

Videos, TV and radio programmes from UR, BBC and others.

NCBI Resource List (A-Z)

A gateway to resources from the National Center for Biotechnology Information, NCBI.

Natural Product Updates

Literature updating service covering new developments in natural products chemistry. References to articles, conference proceedings, editorials and expert opinions.

Natural Medicines

Dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary alternative and integrative therapies.

National clinical knowledge support system

Clinical knowledge support system jointly developed by the Swedish regions. Contains national and regional recommendations (in Swedish only) regarding the diagnostics, treatment and follow up of a wide range of diseases. The development of the website is ongoing.

MetaCore

Manually-curated database of molecular interactions, molecular pathways, gene-disease associations, chemical metabolism and toxicity information. An integrated software for functional analysis of next generation sequencing, gene expression, CNV, metabolic, proteomics, microRNA, and screening data.

Medorg - Bibliography of the Swedish history of medicine

References to articles and government documents related to the Swedish health care system. The database covers the period 1663-1967.

Sociological Abstracts

International literature of sociology, social work, and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences.

ERIC (ProQuest)

References to literature in education, leadership and management from 1966 and onwards. Some full text freely available. Links to subcribed content for KI users.

Ulrichsweb

Information on 300 000 periodicals of all types: academic and scholarly journals and e-journals with table of contents, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters and more.

PsycInfo

APA PsycInfo contains references with abstracts to peer-reviewed literature in psychology and related fields such as psychiatry, medicine, physiology, sociology and linguistics from 1806 and onward.

MEDLINE (Ovid)

References to journal articles within science with focus on biomedicine, from 1946 to present. MEDLINE is the premier bibliographic database of the NLM (National Library of Medicine) and the primary subset of PubMed.

MedPix

Searchable online database of medical images, teaching cases and clinical topics, integrating images and textual metadata. More than 12 000 patient case scenarios and approximately 59 000 images.

LILACS

Latin American and Caribbean health information. Journals, books, congresses and conferences annals, scientific and technical reports in Spanish and Portuguese.

LIBRIS

Union catalogue for Swedish research libraries and many public libraries. Books, journals and electronic resources. 

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Journals, books, research reports and proceedings.

Laboratory Hazards Bulletin

Literature reports on safety measures, potential hazards and new legislation affecting workers in laboratories.

KI Publications

KI Publications is based on the Karolinska Institutet bibliometric database and contains scientific articles from 1995 and onwards from Web of Science and/or Medline that have at least one author linked to Karolinska Institutet and/or Region Stockholm. Recently published articles can also be found in Recent KI Publications which is updated weekly.

KI Open Archive

Articles, dissertations, theses and degree projects written at Karolinska Institutet.

JoVE Science Education

Educational videos covering for example biology, chemistry and psychology. See which subject areas KI has access to.

JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments)

Scientific video journals covering for example biology, biochemistry, immunology and medicine. See which subject areas KI has access to.

IRIS: Institutional Repository for Information Sharing (WHO)

Online access to digitized publications from WHO.

Internetmedicin.se

Decision support system for physicians and nurses with prescribing rights (in Swedish).

InnerBody

Interactive human anatomy.

IndexCat

References to materials, including journal articles, in the National Library of Medicine (earlier) Library of the Surgeon-General's Office published from the 1400s through 1960.

InCites Journal Citation Reports (JCR)

Impact factors and publishing trends for scientific journals.

Henry Stewart Talks: Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection

Audiovisual presentations within the subjects of medicine, internal medicine, biochemistry, pharmacology, biotechnology, and drugs and their actions.

Google Patents

 Full text of patents from around the world.

Global Index Medicus (WHO)

The Global Index Medicus complements and provides an extended perspective to databases such as PubMed. It is produced by and within low- and middle-income countries. The WHO regional offices make biomedical and public health literature available from Africa (AFRO), Americas (AMRO/PAHO), Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO), Europe (EURO), South-East Asia (SEARO) and Western Pacific (WPRO). In addition to the general value of revealing this content to a wider audience, it is also important for the creation of systematic reviews.

Global Health Observatory (WHO)

Global Health Observatory provides health-related statistics of World Health Organisation’s (WHO) 194 Member States.

Global Health

References to literature in global health and related areas with focus on developing countries.

Global Grant

Information on scholarships and foundations.

GET Geodata

Geographical data from Lantmäteriet, The Swedish Maritime Administration, The Geological Survey of Sweden and Statistics Sweden.

MedlinePlus Genetics (Genetics Home Reference)

MedlinePlus Genetics (previously ”Genetics Home Reference”) describes the basics of human genetics and its effects on human health.

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Public health statistics and data (in Swedish only).

Faculty Opinions (F1000 Prime)

Article recommendations from subject experts from around the world.

Face of AIDS

The Face of AIDS Film Archive is an online film archive consisting of almost 700 hours of documentary film material about the global HIV and AIDS epidemic.

Eurostat

Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union. Statistics provided on European level.

European Patent Register

The European Patent Register contains information on all European patents applications.

Essential Science Indicators

Statistics and data about academic publishing. Provides information about trends and the impact of publications, countries, institutions and individuals. Based on citation data from Web of Science.

Espacenet

90 million Swedish and international patent documents.

ERIC (free version)

References to literature in education, leadership and management from 1966 and onwards. Some full text freely available.

Embase

References to biomedicine with focus on pharmacology and toxicology including MEDLINE citations.

EM-DAT

Validated data on human impact of disasters and disaster-related economic damage estimates.

Dissertations and Theses (The Sciences and Engineering Collection)

International collection of abstracts to dissertations and theses in for example medicine, psychology, chemistry and physics. Some full text freely available.

Dimensions

Multidisciplinary database with references to articles, book chapters, conference proceedings and monographs. The database includes altmetrics data and citation analysis. Many of the articles are available as open access.

Dental Abstracts

Dental articles from 2005 and onwards published in 120 journals.

Cortellis Drug Discovery Intelligence

Biological, chemical and pharmacological data. Overviews of diseases, treatments & trends. Drug pipelines, patents, literature & conferences.

Cortellis

Data on diseases and opportunities for drug development within indications, drug profiles and data on clinical trials at various stages, biotechnology and medical device advances, patent information, IP opportunities, organizations associated with key patents, company information and profiles, conference reports, and drug regulatory data.

Cochrane Library

Cochrane Systematic Reviews, clinical trials (Cochrane Trials), other reviews (DARE), methods studies (Cochrane Methodology Register), Health Technological Assessment Database and NHS Economic Evaluations Database.

ClinicalTrials.gov

Registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world

ChemSpider

Chemical structure database.

ChemIDplus

Information about chemical substances.

Google Scholar

A search engine for journals that are peer reviewed, essays, books and articles within the scholarly world of universities, publishers and scientific organisations within different subject areas. Google Scholar does not have it's own subject heading list, therefore you do free text searches. Unlike the bibliographic databases, with Google Scholar you search in entire articles, not just title and abstract. 

Chemical Hazards in Industry

Literature reports on safety and health hazards surrounding chemicals encountered in chemical and related industries.

Cabell's Predatory Reports

Cabell's Predatory Reports (formerly known as Cabell's blacklist) helps researchers identify questionable journals. Scientific journals are systematically evaluated on the basis of a number of criteria.

BrowZine

BrowZine gives you access to approximately 10 000 subscribed journals. Browse journal titles, read offline and collect favourite titles in your personal book shelf.

ARBLINE

References to articles and books about working life, work environment and labour market. Arbetslivsinstitutet's reports in full text and some e-books.

AnthroSource

Full text articles in anthropology from journals, newsletters and books. Majority of articles available to KI users.

AnatomyZone

3D anatomy atlas, videos, tutorials and self test bank.

Web of Science

Multidisciplinary database with citation indexes covering sciences, social sciences, medicine and technology.

NE

Contains the entire Nationalencyklopedin in full text, including the National Encyclopedia Dictionary and Atlas.

Analytical Abstracts

Literature updating service with recent developments in analytical science.

AIDS Info

Guidelines and patient information about hiv/AIDS.

PubMed

The largest medical database with references to journal articles in medicine, nursing and odontology from the 1940s and onwards. Also includes biomedicine and health, covering portions of the life sciences, behavioural sciences, chemical sciences and bioengineering.

CINAHL

CINAHL contains references to articles in journals, books and dissertations in nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and medicine.

AccessMedicine

A resource containing medical textbooks (e.g. Harrison’s Principles of Internal medicine and Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment), procedural videos, images, a selection of cases, a drug database and study tools.

Britannica ImageQuest

Rights-cleared images (free to use for educational purposes in reports, papers and PPT presentations).