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Electronic sources portal

Electronic sources portal for the Croatian academic and scientific community

The portal was created on the basis of the Agreement on Cooperation between the National and University Library in Zagreb and the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, which establishes cooperation between the Ministry and the Library in acquiring and ensuring the availability and use of electronic sources of scientific and professional information.

The National and University Library in Zagreb is taking over the current role of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, as well as the role of the Center for Online Databases, which provided technical assistance at the level of the Republic of Croatia in ensuring access to online databases. The Ministry of Science, Education and Sports will work closely with the Library in order to fulfill all its tasks.

EBSCOhost  /  Scopus  /  Web of Science  /  Scopus and EBSCO

Full Text Databases

Full text databases allow insight into the full text of the particular paper with bibliographic description of the paper. Papers can be usually downloaded in PDF format. Access to certain bases is allowed by the faculty subscription, subscription by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport whereas some bases have open access. Please search in the following list of bases.

HeinOnline is online product with more than 100 million pages available in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format. Now available is HeinOnline’s Government, Politics & Law for Academics. This package was designed with academics in mind and is becoming one of the fastest growing research databases in the country. With its vast collection of government documents, political science classics, academic journals and world constitutions, Government, Politics & Law for Academics is a must-have for your undergraduate program.

JSTOR is a digital library of more than 1,500 academic journals, books, and primary sources. JSTOR helps people discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content through a powerful research and teaching platform, and preserves this content for future generations. JSTOR is part of ITHAKA. JSTOR includes scholarly journals, conference proceedings, primary source materials, and, launching in 2012, books.

DigiZeitschriften (Zeitschriften means journals) is a German non-profit association. It is supporting scientific research by making retro-digitised scientific journals online available. The service of DigiZeitschriften can be devided in two sections: One is only accessible for users of subscribed institutions, the other is an Open Access area and is available for everyone.

Academic Search Complete was first published in 2007, and is formerly known as Academic Premier. It is an indexing and abstracting service, accessible via the World Wide Web. Coverage includes more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, Academic Complete (formerly Premier ) offers indexing and abstracts for more than 10,100 journals and a total of more than 10,600 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, among others. Although coverage is from 1965 to the present, PDF back-file content coverage is from 1887.

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

ScienceDirect is the world’s largest electronic collection of full text and bibliographic information in the field of natural, technical, social and medical sciences. Science Direct is a part of Elsevier and offers over 2500 journals (from which about 2000 as a publisher) and over 10 000 books. This database contains the following journals from the field of tourism: Annals of Tourism Research, International Journal of Hospitality Management and Tourism Management.

SpringerLink, by Springer-Verlag publishers, is one of the world’s leading online information services for scientific, technical, and medical books and journals. SpringerLink contains full-text of over 500 fully peer reviewed journals and a growing roster of series publications and online books. Coverage varies from journal to journal, but most titles go back as far as the mid 1990s.

This scholarly business database provides the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content (more than 2,800 journals), with indexing and abstracts (more than 3,700 journals) for the most important business journals. Additional materials include country economic reports, financial data, conference proceedings, investment research reports, market research reports, case studies company profiles, SWOT analyses and industry reports.

Emerald’s Management collection features over 80,000 articles from over 200 titles. The collection continues to disseminate the latest thinking, from authors at 95 of the Financial Times Top 100 business schools and forms an essential part of the research library at most of these institutions. Our specialist collections in fields such as Education, Engineering, Library Studies and Marketing build on this strength; offering focused international research in a range of subject fields.

Bibliographic and citation databases

Bibliographic databases encompass papers published in various publications. They are important for gaining insight into a certain research field. They do not include full texts.

Citation bases encompass data on citation of papers published in various publications. They are used to gain insight into a specific research field and to follow the response of a certain paper or author within the research field. They do not include full texts.

Croatian Scientific Bibliography (CROSBI) which stores scientific papers published in the period from 1997 to the present. There are more then 320.000 record in the CROSBI bibliography at the present, more then 20.000 with full-text available. CROSBI bibliography improves the visibility of the scientific output, the impact inside scientific community and permanent archiving. Project CROSBI started in 1997 with the main goal to collect the data on scientific output of the current research projects financed by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (MSES) and to make them publicly available. Today CROSBI provides a comprehensive overview of all the literature produced by Croatian scientists: journal articles, books, book chapters, conference papers, theses, reports, manuscripts, etc. Scientists themselves provide the data into the database, quite often before the paper has been published. Furthermore, CROSBI provides a digital archive of full-text papers. CROSBI offers “on demand” current bibliography for the institution, project, scientist or subject.

Whether looking at data, books, journals, proceedings or patents, Web of Science provides a single destination to access the most reliable, integrated, multidisciplinary research. Quality, curated content delivered alongside information on emerging trends, subject specific content and analysis tools make it easy for students, faculty, researchers, analysts, and program managers to pinpoint the most relevant research to inform their work.

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. As research becomes increasingly global, interdisciplinary and collaborative, you can make sure that critical research from around the world is not missed when you choose Scopus.

WorldCat is the world’s largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information. lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. WorldCat grows every day thanks to the efforts of librarians and other information professionals.