E-Resources in databases

  • Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution information resources include student final thesis and teacher-produced educational publications, scientific journals, conference’s, and other publications.
  • Subscribed resources in databases are resources (scientific articles in journals, books, etc.), which are subscribed to databases for a certain period by the institution, and community members use them for free.
  • Open Access resources it’s free online access to published scientific and other information.

Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution Information Resources

Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution students’ final theses, educational and other publications are published in the institutional repository <http://dspace.kaunokolegija.lt>. Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution scientific journals and publications of international conferences are published in the OJS system <http://ojs.kaunokolegija.lt/>. Publications published on behalf of Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution are registered in the eLABa publications database and can be found in Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution Virtual Library.

Institutional RepositoryIn the institutional repository, <http://dspace.kaunokolegija.lt> can be found Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution student final thesis and teacher-produced educational publications, scientific journals, conference’s and other publications.
To read students’ final thesis, log in to the cache with your Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution e-mail name up to @ and password.
Educational and conference publications can be found in the library’s Virtual Library <http://vb.kaunokolegija.lt/en>.
Open Journal System (OJS) (open system of scientific journals)In Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution Open Journal System (OJS) <http://ojs.kaunokolegija.lt/> are published Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution teachers scientific journals and conference proceedings.
Articles are open to everyone. Articles are registered in eLABa PDB, they can be found in the Virtual Library <http://vb.kaunokolegija.lt/en>.
eLABa PDBIn eLABa publications database (eLABa PDB) are registered Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution teachers scientific prepared publications (articles, educational and other publications). Information on registered publications is open to all in Virtual Library by clicking Library and Other Resources and Science Publications (KK eLABa PDB).
Teachers can log in, register and receive their lists of publications by logging in to <https://www.elaba.lt/> with Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution e-mail login.
Virtual LibraryIn Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution Virtual Library <http://vb.kaunokolegija.lt/en> sources of information can be found from various resources: library catalog, eLABa PDB Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution publications database, LST standards catalog, databases subscribed by the institution. To access the subscribed databases at home, log in with your Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution e-mail name up to @ and password.

Subscribed Resources in Databases

Subscribed (licensed) databases can be accessed at home or elsewhere (outside of Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution computers) by connecting in several ways:

  • connect to Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution network on your computer through a VPN;
  • in <http://db.kaunokolegija.lt> or in the Virtual Library logged in with Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution e-mail name to @ and password, or in other specified ways.
EBSCO Publishing, EBSCO eBook Academic CollectionEBSCO Publishing – eIFL.net database package. These are multidisciplinary databases where you can find articles from scientific, professional journals, and other publications.
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection – over 200 thousand a database of e-books from various fields. On the page that opens, select EBSCOhost Web, then select eBook Academic Collection from the list and search for books on the required topics.
Address to use on Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution computers or connected toKauno kolegija Higher Education Institution network via VPN: http://search.epnet.com/
Address to access online through Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution EZproxy: http://search-ebscohost-com.db.kaunokolegija.lt
Address to use when logging in to EBSCO databases: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=cpid&custid=ns014819 (ask for a password by e-mail: biblioteka@go.kauko.lt)
Training Portal (registration for EBSCO training) / EBSCO Academy (training material) / EBSCO training video
Taylor & Francis Taylor & Francis is a multidisciplinary database of scientific journals with full-text articles from more than a thousand scientific journals.
Address to use on Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution computers or connected to Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution network via VPN: http://www.tandfonline.com/
Address to use when logging in through Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution EZproxy: https://www-tandfonline-com.db.kaunokolegija.lt/ 
Help Center (training material, etc.) / Taylor & Francis training video
SpringerLINK SpringerLINK is a multidisciplinary database of scientific journals containing full-text scientific articles.
Address to use on Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution computers or connected to Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution network via VPN: https://www.springer.com/
O’Reilly for Higher EducationO’Reilly for Higher Education is a database of e-learning resources for information technology and related topics. books, audiobooks, videos, course materials, and expert playlists. The database contains 46,260 electronic books, 4,430 interactive courses, 1,939 video recordings, 2,755 audiobooks, and 25,499 expert playlists. It allows for standard search functionality, with the ability to filter results by topics, publishers, and more.
Address for use on Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution computers or when connected to the Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution network via VPN: https://www.oreilly.com/library-access/​​​​​​
Information on how to access the O’Reilly for Higher Education database and training videos by database representatives (in English).
Passport (Euromonitor International) Passport – statistical and analytical database. The database provides reliable data on industries, countries and consumers, international business and trade, economics, social sciences, humanities, international relations, travel and tourism, hotel management, and food marketing.
Address: https://www-portal-euromonitor-com.db.kaunokolegija.lt 
Database information and usage tips.
VGTU e-books Textbooks in Lithuanian. The list of e-books subscribed to VGTU can be seen in this document or by connecting to the database at the following address: https://ebooks.vilniustech.lt/bookshelf. The address for using the Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution network or connecting via VPN: https://ebooks.vilniustech.lt/ Address for use at home: https://ebooks-vilniustech-lt.db.kaunokolegija.lt/home
These books can also be found in the Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution Virtual Library, to open the books, log in to the Virtual library.
Books can be read, saved in a special app, printed on several pages (see instructions).
KTU e-books Textbooks in Lithuanian. The list of e-books subscribed to KTU can be seen in this document or by connecting to the database at the following address: https://ebooks.ktu.edu/bookshelf
Subscription books can be opened on the Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution network or connected via VPN or with a password (you can find the password by connecting to http://db.kaunokolegija.lt).
These books can also be found in the Virtual Library, to open the books, and connect to the KTU e-book database.
Books are read-only and cannot be saved or printed.
Vitae Litera, KVK, KU and VMU e-books Textbooks in Lithuanian. Lists of subscription e-books.
The address of the subscribed Vitae Litera e-books can be used in the Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution network or by connecting via VPN: http://ebooks.vitaelitera.lt/
The address of the subscribed KVK e-books can be used in the Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution network or by connecting via VPN: http://ebooks.kvk.lt/
The address of the subscribed KU e-books can be used in the Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution network or by connecting via VPN: http://ebooks.ku.leidyba.lt/
The address of the subscribed VMU e-books can be used in the Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution network or by connecting via VPN: http://ebooks.vdu.lt/
To read at home, you need to log in with a password (log in db.kaunokolegija.lt or ask by e-mail: biblioteka@go.kauko.lt). 
Books are read-only and cannot be saved or printed.
Infolex.lt Legal portal where legislation and case law can be found. The database can be used only in the Library Computer Class (Pramonės ave. 22A, room 208). Law students have remote access with a password (ask by e-mail: biblioteka@go.kauko.lt).
Lithuanian Standards Board Lithuanian Standards Board standards can be found in the Virtual Library
More about standards and other sources: Effective use of electronic scientific information resources.
Verslo žinios (VŽ Premium) Relevant business, political, economic articles. To read VŽ Premium, you need to open the website https://mano.vz.lt/prenumerata/premium?NGUsMXVuc3lz register in person with Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution e-mail address and get an access code.
Turnitin Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution uses text-matching checks and a written assessment feedback system linked to Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution Moodle learning environment.

When using information resources in databases, the user is prohibited from:

– transfer or grant access data to other persons;
– use the information found for commercial purposes.

Open Access Resources

Open Access sources in search systemseLABa Virtual Library – Lithuanian and foreign Open Access resources (scientific articles, dissertations, books, students’ final theses, etc.). Lithuanian e-resources of Open Access can be selected by selecting Open Access in the results window. Address: http://www.lvb.lt/en
Google Scholar is a search engine for scientific information, where you can find scientific publications from Open Access or subscribed databases (it is not possible to select open access sources from the ones found). Address: http://scholar.google.com
PubMed Central is a search engine for medical information sources. It is possible to select Open Access scientific sources, use the MeSH medical thesaurus, etc. Address: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed
Open Access scientific articles in international databasesScience Direct – Elsevier publisher database http://www.sciencedirect.com/, where you can find and select Open Access scientific articles (next to these articles you will see a green dot and the text Open Access or Full text access).
Wiley Online Library – a database http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/ where you can find and select Open Access scientific articles (next to these articles you will see the entry Free Access).
Open Access receptacles and databasesOpenDOAR – global register of databases of Open Access books, articles, master’s theses, dissertations, and other sources. Address: http://www.opendoar.org
Open Access scientific journalsDirectory of Open Access Journals – Open Access scientific journals. Address: http://www.doaj.org/
Open Access e-booksDirectory of Open Access Books – Open Access books for science and studies. Address: http://www.doabooks.org/doab
OAPEN is an Open Access e-books for the social sciences and humanities. Address: https://oapen.org/home.
EBSCO eBooks Open Access Monograph Collection – a collection of open access, university-published, multidisciplinary monographs accessible through the EBSCOhost platform.
Springer Open – Open Access e-books: https://www.springeropen.com/
Mykolas Romeris University textbooks in Lithuanian. Address: https://repository.mruni.eu/handle/007/16699
DissertationsDART-Europe E-Theses Portal – European dissertation and thesis search system. Address: https://www.dart-europe.org/basic-search.php
EBSCO Open Dissertations – dissertations from various foreign countries. Address: https://biblioboard.com/opendissertations/
Legal informationEUR-Lex – Open Access to European Union law. Address: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/homepage.html
IATE (Interactive Terminology for Europe) is a database of legal terms in all languages of the European Union, where you can find the term of interest in another language and the origin of this term (the sources in which it is used). Address: https://goo.gl/tKxt6B
Statistical informationLithuanian Official Statistics Portal. Address: https://osp.stat.gov.lt/pradinis
Eurostat is a statistical database of the countries of the European Union. Address: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/data/database
Heritage informationEpaveldas.lt – Lithuania works of art, books, newspapers, manuscript texts, maps, sound recordings, etc. Address: https://www.epaveldas.lt
Europeana – works of art, books, newspapers, manuscripts, maps, sound recordings, fashion works, exhibitions, etc. from European countries. Address: http://www.europeana.eu

Temporary Access Databases

Research Grants Index (Worldwide Directory of Grants for Researchers)Research Grants Index is a platform that provides comprehensive information on more than 550,000 grants awarded each year to scientists and researchers worldwide. Grants are awarded by more than 20 000 organisations and have a total value of more than USD 150 billion per year worldwide.
Access is available on the KK computer network or at home connected to the KK network via VPN. Address: www.ResearchGrantsIndex.com/login
Temporary access until 17 April 2024
The EduTuition Free Index (Higher Education Programmes in Europe and English Speaking Countries)The EduTuition Free Index es) is an information source and directory of over 290,000 higher education programmes (bachelor, master, doctoral, pre-university, pre-graduate) at universities in English-speaking countries (USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand) and Europe.
Access is available on the KK computer network or at home connected to the KK network via VPN. Address: www.EduTuitionFreeIndex.com/login
Temporary access until 17 April 2024