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Search Portal



The Search Portal provides access to a wide selection of Estonian and foreign-language databases.



Find information from all of the following databases: 

Some of the most popular foreign-language databases accessible via the Search Portal include:  

  • BECK Premium Online – German-language legal database containing full texts of laws, commentaries, manuals, journals, etc.; 

  • EBSCOHost – full-text database of articles on a wide range of subjects; 

  • Emerald Management – full texts of articles published in management journals; 

  • Hein Online – full texts of articles published in law journals; 

  • MediciTV – online catalogue of over 3,000 classical music, opera, and dance videos; 

  • Oxford Art Online – full texts of articles from an art database; 

  • Oxford Journals Online – wide selection of full texts from scientific journals; 

  • Pressreader – database of newspapers and magazines (more than 800 digitised publications from 80 countries and in 40 languages). Access to up to 60 days of back issues for each title; 

  • ProQuest Ebook Central – scientific literature in a number of languages and from many disciplines; 

  • ProQuest Research Library – full-text database of articles on a wide range of subjects;

  • WestlawNext - database about Anglo-American legal system, that also contains articles (law and legal magazines from all around the world) and European Union legislation and court decisions.

The Search Portal returns results from a total of about 35 foreign-language databases.  

The portal is accessible to everyone without having to log in with an account; however, in that case, the user only has access to freely available materials. Registered library users can also use the Search Portal to access full texts at home, without having to come to the library. 

At the library, users have access to all databases and the full texts contained in them. 

If you have any questions, you can get help via the Search Portal web chat or by e-mail at otsiportaal@nlib.ee