E-Resources in databases

  • Kaunas University of Applied Sciences 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.

Kaunas University of Applied Sciences information resources

Kaunas University of Applied Sciences students’ final theses, educational and other publications are published in the institutional repository: http://dspace.kaunokolegija.lt. Kaunas University of Applied Sciences scientific journals and publications of international conferences are published in the OJS system: http://ojs.kaunokolegija.lt/. Publications published on behalf of Kaunas University of Applied Sciences are registered in the eLABa publications database and can be found in Kaunas University of Applied Sciences Virtual Library: vb.kaunokolegija.lt/en.

Institutional RepositoryIn the institutional repository, <http://dspace.kaunokolegija.lt> can be found Kaunas University of Applied Sciences 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 Kaunas University of Applied Sciences e-mail name up to @ and password.
Educational and conference publications can be found in the library’s e-catalogue and Virtual Library.
Open Journal System (OJS) (open system of scientific journals)In Kaunas University of Applied Sciences Open Journal System (OJS) http://ojs.kaunokolegija.lt/ are published Kaunas University of Applied Sciences 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 Kaunas University of Applied Sciences 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 Kaunas University of Applied Sciences e-mail login.
Virtual LibraryIn Kaunas University of Applied Sciences Virtual Library http://vb.kaunokolegija.lt/en sources of information can be found from various resources: library e-catalog, eLABa PDB Kaunas University of Applied Sciences publications database, LST standards catalog, databases subscribed by the institution. To access the subscribed databases at home, log in with your Kaunas University of Applied Sciences e-mail name up to @ and password.

Subscribed resources in databases

Subscribed (licensed) databases can be accessed at home or elsewhere (outside of Kaunas University of Applied Sciences computers) by connecting in several ways:

  • connect to Kaunas University of Applied Sciences network on your computer through a VPN;
  • in http://db.kaunokolegija.lt or in the Virtual Library logged in with Kaunas University of Applied Sciences 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 Kaunas University of Applied Sciences computers or connected to Kaunas University of Applied Sciences network via VPN: http://search.epnet.com/
Address to access online through Kaunas University of Applied Sciences 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 & FrancisTaylor & Francis is a multidisciplinary database of scientific journals with full-text articles from more than a thousand scientific journals.
Address to use on Kaunas University of Applied Sciences computers or connected to Kaunas University of Applied Sciences network via VPN: http://www.tandfonline.com/
Address to use when logging in through Kaunas University of Applied Sciences EZproxy: https://www-tandfonline-com.db.kaunokolegija.lt/

Help Center (training material, etc.) / Taylor & Francis training video
SpringerLINKSpringerLINK is a multidisciplinary database of scientific journals containing full-text scientific articles.
Address to use on Kaunas University of Applied Sciences computers or when connected to Kaunas University of Applied Sciences network via VPN: https://www.springer.com/
es_bibliotekaiDatabases EBSCO Publishing, Taylor & Francis, SpringerLINK are subscribed through the extension of the project eMoDB.LT3: Opening of Electronic Science Databases to Lithuania.
Training material for this project: Effective use of electronic scientific information resources
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-booksTextbooks in Lithuanian. List of subscribed e-books: http://kk.library.lt/vgtu
Address to use at home: https://www-ebooks-vgtu-lt.db.kaunokolegija.lt/bookshelf

Books can be read, saved in a special app, printed on several pages (see instructions).
KTU e-booksTextbooks in Lithuanian. The entire KTU database and e-book list are subscribed: http://kk.library.lt/ktu
To read at home, you need to log in with a password (ask by e-mail: biblioteka@go.kauko.lt).

Books are read-only and cannot be saved or printed.
Vitae Litera, KVK ir KU e-booksTextbooks in Lithuanian. List of subscribed e-books in the field of medicine of Vitae Litera: https://kk.library.lt/vitaelitera
List of e-books subscribed by Klaipėda State College: https://kk.library.lt/kvk
List of subscribed e-books of Klaipėda University: https://kk.library.lt/ku
To read at home, you need to log in with a password (please ask by e-mail: biblioteka@go.kauko.lt).

Books are read-only and cannot be saved or printed.
Infolex.ltLegal 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 BoardLithuanian 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://parduotuve.vz.lt/vz-pregistrata/premium.php?@go.kauko.lt register in person with Kaunas University of Applied Sciences e-mail address and get an access code.
TurnitinKaunas University of Applied Sciences uses text-matching checks and a written assessment feedback system linked to Kaunas University of Applied Sciences 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;
– send and store large amounts of information.

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, in Kaunas University of Applied Sciences e-catalogue: http://kk.library.lt/oapen
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: http://kk.library.lt/springeropen
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/en/home
Europeana – works of art, books, newspapers, manuscripts, maps, sound recordings, fashion works, exhibitions, etc. from European countries. Address: http://www.europeana.eu
Data from COVID-19 studiesCORD-19 Explorer is a COVID-19 open source research source search engine. Address: https://cord-19.apps.allenai.org

Temporary Access databases

Emerald PublishingUntil October 6 temporary access to the Emerald Publishing e-book collection, it is more than 2,900 titles of e-books in the fields of business management, economics, and social sciences.
Address: https://www.emerald.com/insight/