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Artiklite andmebaas ISE

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The book return box is in Endla 3, Mo-Su 7-22


Information on sociology


The open access collection of publications on sociology is located in the Social Sciences Reading Room on the 5th floor.

How to find literature

Online catalogue ESTER - a joint catalogue of the ELNET Consortium member libraries that contains information on Estonian and foreign-language books and periodical publications.

Card catalogues – literature acquired by the Library before 1999 is also recorded in the alphabetical and classified catalogues located in the Reference Reading Room on the 5th floor.

New books - sociology, economics, politics

Summaria Socialia – Estonian language summaries and a selective list of articles in the field of sociology, economics and politics published in foreign journals.

How to find articles issued in the Estonian press

Database of Estonian articles ISE – a bibliographic database of the newspapers, journals, collections of articles, and serials published in Estonia. Of foreign publications, articles about Estonia and by Estonian authors are available. Articles on sociology can be searched across the entire database or in the subject database ISE social sciencies. The database contains links to full texts.

In the Reference Reading Room on the 5th floor are the card catalogues that contain information on articles published before 1940 and in 1945-1998. Information on articles is also available from the publication Artiklite ja retsensioonide kroonika (Chronicle of Articles and Reviews) 1945-1991.

How to find information on sociology

Federated Search portal of the National Library enables you to search in one or simultaneously several databases in a uniform environment. Contains library catalogues, databases of articles, and other selected websites. Electronic journals are also available.

Academic Search Complete (EbscoHost) – a bibliographic and full-text database of academic publications

Subject Gateway – Sociology - a systematised and indexed search system compiled in the National Library that enables users to find also Estonian and foreign websites on sociology, databases (paid and free), free-access journals, a selection of library catalogues and portals created elsewhere.

E-journals – helps get access to foreign full text e-journals. A uniform register includes all the journals access to which is provided by the intermediary of the databases or directly from the publisher. Each journal title has a reference indicating to the database where the desired journal is located and the time span of full texts availability.

Information on sociology is also offered by the Academic Library of Tallinn University and University of Tartu Library.