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A list of Nordic libraries, archives and databases that cover gender research. Note that some of them do not have information in English.
Here you can search for books and other publications available at the university libraries in Norway, the National library, and several other research institutes. Possible to search in English.
National system for documenting research results, information and academic activities. Possible to search in English.
NORART Norwegian and Nordic index to periodical articles
Database for articles from ca 450 Norwegian and Nordic journals and yearbooks. Possible to search in English.
Database of Norwegian women researchers (Only in Norwegian)
Administered by KILDEN.
Libraries and archives for Nordic Gender Research
KVINFO – All about gender in Denmark
National library resource for Danish and international women’s and gender research. Contains app. 18 000 posts mainly within the humanities and social sciences, and comprises monographs, journals, reports, doctoral theses etc. English webpages.
KVINFO’s Expert database (Only in Danish)
Database containing information about women in research, working life, administration, culture and politics. Administered by KVINFO.
Kvindehistorisk Samling – Women’s history collection (Only in Danish)
National women’s history archive in Denmark. Contains e.g. archives from Danish women’s organizations, photos and news paper clippings.
Kvennasögusafn Íslands – The Women’s History Archive
Archive containing sources for women’s history, e.g. letters, diaries, protochols, photos and news paper clippings. Web pages in English, but the database is in Icelandic.
Kvennaslóðir - The Icelandic Women Database (Only in Icelandic)
Expert data base that registers women in a number of fields.
Women’s History Collections
Special library for women's, men's and gender studies within the university library of Gothenburg. Choose “In English” to get to the English web page.
Interdisciplinary database with references - in English, Swedish and many other languages - from the University of Gothenburg, mainly in the humanities and social sciences. The language of the data base is Swedish, but many posts have subject words in English. Choose “In English” to get to the English web page.
A database of PhD-theses in women's studies, men's studies and gender research in Sweden, from 1960 onwards. Many of the theses are written in English and others have English abstracts. Choose “In English” to get to the English web page.
Nordic Gender Institute - NIKK
NIKK is a transnational resource- and information centre on gender research and gender equality in the Nordic countries.
KILDEN, Stensberggata 25 , NO-0170 Oslo, Phone: +47 22 03 80 80, E-mail: email@example.com