Databases and e-resources

Estonian National Library digitized archive provides access to newspapers, magazines, books, maps, notes, photographs, postcards, posters, illustrations, audio books, and music files. 


DIGAR Estonian Articles
Digitally created or digitized newspapers, journals, and other serials that are published abroad in Estonian or here in Estonia.



Digital Collection of TalTech Library
Textbooks, teaching materials and theses. The digital collection has mostly free access, but due to the request of the author there are some restrictions.



Textbooks, books
Subjects: architecture, 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.



Dspace at University of Tartu
Digitized archive allows free access to various textbooks, learning materials and theses.
Premium information resources (includes full-text books and journals). Ask for username and password from library. 
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. Option for remote access.



Estonian Centre for Standardisation
Accessible in TTK UAS Network (Pärnu mnt 62) with password and username.



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



ISE Index Scriptorium Estoniae
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. Starting from 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 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– journals from Oxford University Press
  • PressReader– newspapers and magazines
  • Sage Premier– full-text articles from 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)
Subjects: art and humanities, law, medicine and healthcare, mathematics and physics, social sciences.



ProQuest Ebook Central Academic Complete Collection
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)
Subjects: medicine, chemistry and material sciences, earth and environmental sciences, business and economy, engineering sciences, social sciences and humanities.



Social Work Research
Ask for username and password from library.



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.



Taylor & Francis Online (Open Access)
Subjects: medicine, material sciences, economics, transportation, environment and sustainability, mathematics and statistics, engineering and technology, social sciences, urban studies.




TTK DSpace
Digitized archive allows free access to various textbooks, learning materials and theses.


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