Databases and e-resources

Estonian National Library digitized archive provides access to newspapers, magazines, e-books, maps, notes, photographs, postcards, posters, illustrations, audio books, and music files. You can register as a DIGAR user with your e-mail address or Facebook, Google+, Twitter account, or the National Library of Estonia username and password.


DIGAR Estonian Articles
Digitally created or digitised newspapers, journals, and other serials that are published abroad in Estonian or here in Estonia.
You can browse the collection,search articles by content, read the full texts.


Digital Collection of TUT Library
Web-based access to textbooks, teaching materials and e-versions of doctoral theses. The digital collection has mostly free access, but due to the request of the author there are  some restrictions.


Textbooks, books
Subjects: arhitecture, philosophy, geology, environmental sciences, economy, business, law, science and technology.


Subjects: architecture, philosophy, earth sciences, environmental sciences, economy, business, mathematics, statistics, psychology,  technology and engineering sciences.


University of Tartu digitized archive allows free access to various e-textbooks, e-learning materials and theses.
Premium online information resources (includes full text books and journals). Ask for username and password from library. 
EBSCOhost Tutorials
Library recommends collections:

  • Academic Search Complete
  • EBSCO Business Source Complete
  • ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)


Emerald Insight 

  • Emerald Engineering eJournal Collection 
  • Emerald Health and Social Care eJournal Collection

Access only in TTK UAS network.


Registers Estonian items that are published in all languages abroad and in Estonia. Contains works of Estonian authors and their translations. The database includes books, periodicals, maps, music sheets, video recordings, albums, pamphlets and e-resources.


Estonian Centre for Standardisation
Accessible in TTK UAS Network (Pärnu mnt 62) with password and username. Standards can not be downloaded or printed.


Academic books
Subjects: science, technology, life sciences, medicine, social sciences and humanities.


ISE Index Scriptorium Estoniae (ISE)
Contains Estonian articles from newspapers, journals, serial publications and anthologies and collections, allowing the full-text to be accessed in free digital archives and web publications. 
User guide. Starting from 1.01.2017 the database is updated selectively.


National Library of Estonia Search Portal
Register as a National Library of Estonia reader, this provides access with Estonian ID-card or mobile-ID to many databases of e-books and e-journals.
We recommend:

  • Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online– geographic encyclopedia
  • EBSCO GreenFILE–  offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
  • Emerald Management xtra– contains more than 300 worlds`s best management and business full text journals (strategic management, information management, marketing, human resources management)
  • OECD iLibrary– online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data.
  • Oxford University Press Journals– high quality academic journals from Oxford University Press
  • PressReader– newspapers and magazines database (more than 800 digitized items)
  • Sage Premier– full text articles from more than 820 business, humanitarian, social sciences and natural sciences, technology and medical journals


OER Commons (Open Access)
Subjects: applied sciences, architecture, education, engineering, environmental sciences, mathematics and physics, business and communication.


OpenStax (Open Access)
Subjects: mathematics, social sciences, humanities, business.


Open Textbook Library (Open Access)
Subjects: accounting and finance, business, marketing, law, economics, engineering, education, mathematics, humanities and languages, journalism, natural sciences, social sciences.


Oxford Open Journals (Open Access)
Academic journals
Subjects: art and humanities, law, medicine and healthcare, mathematics and physics, social sciences.


ProQuest Ebook Central Academic Complete Collection
Wide collection of academic e-books
For access from outside the TTK UAS Network look for the button Request an Account. The account will be verified within one workday.


Riigi Teataja
Consolidated texts of English translations of Estonian legislation (laws, regulations of ministers)


ScienceDirect (Open Access)
Journals, books (select Open Access)
Subjects: physical sciences and engineering, healthcare, social sciences and humanities.


SCIRP (Open Access)
Academic journals
Subjects: medicine, chemistry and material sciences,  earth and environmental sciences, business and economy, engineering sciences, social sciences and humanities.


Springer Open (Open Access)
Subjects: material sciences, economics, statistics, business and management, engineering, energy, environmental sciences, geography, social sciences and humanities, mathematics, physical sciences.


Statistics Estonia
Statistical database which provides information on the economic, demographic, social and environmental situation and trends in Estonia.
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Taylor & Francis Online (Open Access)
Subjects: medicine, material sciences, economics, transportation, environment and sustainability, mathematics and statistics, engineering and technology, social sciences, urban studies.




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