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Database contains articles from Estonian newspapers, journals, serial publications and anthologies.

Main subjects:

  • art, aesthetics
  • urban planning, architecture, landscape architecture
  • visual arts, applied art, performance art, interactive art
  • fashion, design, interior design
  • folk art, handicraft
  • photographic art, photography
  • art trading, art events and art exhibitions, art awards
  • music, music performances, music events, music collectives (ensembles, choirs, orchestras, etc.), music awards
  • folk music, musical instruments
  • music business, music industry, recording companies
  • theatre, television theatre, amateur theatres, productions, theatrical events, theatre awards
  • dance, dance performances, dance festivals, dance awards
  • cinematography, amateur films, film events, film awards

Starting from 1.01.2017 the database is updated selectively

Search in database Art, music, theatre, film

Responsible: National Library of Estonia
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The Bibliography of Internal Security is a bibliographical database compiled by the Library of Estonian Academy of Security Sciences that contains articles from newspapers and journals about internal security (including policing, rescue, borderguard, taxatation etc) in Estonian, German, Russian, Finnish and in English.

Period covered: 1992 - 2018

Search in database The Bibliography of Internal Security

Responsible: Library of Estonian Academy of Security Sciences
Feedback: raamatukogu@sisekaitse.ee

Database contains articles from Estonian newspapers, journals, serial publications and anthologies

Main subjects:

  • education, pedagogy, history of education
  • general education, higher education
  • vocational education, secondary vocational education
  • special education
  • preschool education; domestic education
  • hobby education
  • free adult education
  • retraining, further training
  • children and youth organisations

Starting from 1.01.2017 the database is updated selectively.

Search in database Education

Responsible: Academic Library of Tallinn University
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The database contains the bibliography of works, written by the academicians belonging to the Estonian Academy of Sciences, as well as the bibliography of publications about the Estonian Academy of Sciences (monographies, articles from the collections, journals and newspapers).

This database, which includes all the scientific fields, is created on the basis of literature entering Estonian Academic Library. Data gathered from the Estonian Academy of Sciences is also used.
The database got its start in 1995 and it continues the card catalogue, which contains information from 1947-1995.

Since 2004 the database is not supplemented any more.

Search in database Estonian academicians (TUAL)

Responsible: Academic Library of Tallinn University
Feedback: aurika.kruus@tlulib.ee

Bibliographic records of the articles about the Estonian Defence Forces,the Estonian Defence League and its branches published in newspapers, journals,magazines and in different collections articles from 1.11.2013.

Oldest articles 1.01.2007-31.10.2013 you can find here

Updated currently

Search in database Estonian Defence Bibliography (EDF)

Produced by: Libraries of Headquarters of the Estonian Defence Forces and Baltic Defence College
Feedback: mailto:raamatukogu@mil.ee

The database contains literature on the Estonian geology (monographs, articles from periodical publications and collections). Data-base has been created on the basis of the materials found at the Estonian Academic Library, but the sources of the Estonian Centre of Geology and the Institute of Geology has been used as well. Subject words are added to the entries.

Data-base Geology, which has been created in 2001, is reflecting literature published since 1981-2000. Earlier materials are available in the printed form.

Published materials:

  • Eesti geoloogia : bibliograafia 1840-1959 / [koostanud E. Maier, L. Liblik]. Tallinn, 1960. 175 lk. [Estonian geology : bibliography 1840-1959]
  • Eesti geoloogia : bibliograafia 1960-1970 / Eesti Akadeemiline Raamatukogu ; koostajad Joosep Kari, Õie Oviir; teaduslik toimetaja Dimitri Kaljo; toimetaja Anne Klaassen. Tallinn: Teaduste Akadeemia Kirjastus, 1998. 214 lk. [Estonian geology : bibliography 1960-1970]
  • Eesti geoloogia: bibliograafia 1971-1980 / Eesti Akadeemiline Raamatukogu; Tallinna Tehnikaülikooli Geoloogia Instituut ; koostajad Joosep Kari, Õie Oviir; teaduslik toimetaja Dimitri Kaljo; toimetaja Anne Klaassen. Tallinn: Teaduste Akadeemia Kirjastus, 2001. 247, [1] lk. [Estonian geology : bibliography 1971-1980]
  • Eesti geoloogia : bibliograafia 1981-1990 / Eesti Akadeemiline Raamatukogu; Tallinna Tehnikaülikooli Geoloogia Instituut ; koostajad Joosep Kari, Õie Oviir ; teaduslik toimetaja Dimitri Kaljo ; toimetajad Aurika Kruus, Anne Klaassen. Tallinn : Teaduste Akadeemia Kirjastus, 2003. 414, [1] lk. [Estonian geology : bibliography 1981-1990]

The database is not supplemented any more.

Search in database Estonian geology (TUAL)

Responsible: Academic Library of Tallinn University
Feedback: aurika.kruus@tlulib.ee

Content: juridicial literature published in Estonia, publications by Estonian lawyers, and publications about the Estonian legal system issued abroad including

  • books (also legal texts)
  • journal and collection articles
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral theses.

Period covered: since 1900 -

Publications not available in Estonian libraries are described indirectly. The database does not contain references to judicial newspaper articles; they can be found in the database DIGAR.

Updated currently

Search in database Estonian Legal Bibliography (NLE)

Produced by: National Library of Estonia
Feedback: bie@nlib.ee

The database contains current analytic bibliography of articles, published in the Estonian newspapers and journals of several countries outside Estonia. The aim of the database is to reflect all the original articles as well as the issues, dealing with the activities of the Estonians, living abroad. The database does not include reports about Estonia nor articles, primarily published in Estonia.

The VEART database was created in 1999 as a successor to a card file, covering the content of Estonian periodicals from abroad. It describes newspaper articles from 1990-1999 and selective articles of major Estonian newspapers and journals from 1944-1999.

Updated currently

Search in database Expatriate Estonian Articles (VEART) (TUAL)

Produced by: Tallinn Universitu Academic Library
Feedback: herkki.kukk@tlulib.ee

The database contains information about the literature on Finno-Ugric ethnography and folklore - monographs, articles from periodical publications and collections, which are available at the Estonian Academic Library. Newspaper articles are not included in this database. Data-base Finno-Ugric was created in 1997.

The annual bibliographies with the following headings have been published:

  • Soome-ugri etnograafia ja rahvaluule : annoteeritud kirjanduse nimestik, 1972-1992. Tallinn : Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia, 1973-1993. [Finno-Ugric ethnography and folklore : annotated index of literature, 1972-1992]
  • Soome-ugri etnograafia ja folkloor : bibliograafia, 1993-2003. Tallinn : Teaduste Akadeemia Kirjastus, 1994-2004. [Finno-Ugric ethnography and folklore : bibliography, 1993-2003]

Since 2007 the database is not supplemented any more

Search in database Finno-Ugric

Produced by: Tallinn Universitu Academic Library
Feedback: aurika.kruus@tlulib.ee

Database Foreign Legal Journals contains a selection of articles from law journals published in 2010-2018 which are accessible at the National Library of Estonia.

Search in database Foreign Legal Journals

Produced by: National Library of Estonia
Feedback: iuridica@nlib.ee

Database contains articles from Estonian newspapers, journals, serial publications and anthologies.

Main subjects:

  • fundamentals of science
  • culture, ethnology, folklore studies
  • philosophy, logic, morality, ethics
  • history, Estonian history, general history, archaeology, heritage protection, local history, archival science
  • psychology
  • religion, theology, religions
  • museology
  • librarianship, book studies, information work, bibliographies
  • journalism

Starting from 1.01.2017 the database is updated selectively.

Search in database Humanities

Responsible: National Library of Estonia
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The database contains records of prints and articles about Hungary and Hungarian people published 1950-2000 in Estonia.

The database is not supplemented any more

Search in database Hungarian

Produced by: Tallinn Universitu Academic Library
Feedback: aurika.kruus@tlulib.ee

Database contains articles from Estonian newspapers, journals, serial publications and anthologies.

Main subjects:

  • linguistics, general linguistics, linguistic subdisciplines
  • anguages, Estonian language
  • literary science, literary criticism, history of literature
  • fiction, children's literature: Estonian and foreign literature

Search in database Language and Literature

Responsible: National Library of Estonia, University of Tartu Library
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The database contains the publications published by the Academic Library of Tallinn Pedagogical University; works written by the librarians of the Academic Library : monographs, articles, notes; publications compiled and edited by the librarians of the Academic Library; articles and notes about the Academic Library published in monographs, periodicals and collections.

TLUAL publications was created in 1997, earlier materials are accessible in the form of card file.

Since 2008 the database is not supplemented any more.

Search in database Library Publications

Produced by: Tallinn Universitu Academic Library
Feedback: aurika.kruus@tlulib.ee

Database contains articles from Estonian newspapers, journals, serial publications and anthologies.

Main subjects:

  • gene technology, biotechnology
  • anatomy, physiology
  • hygiene, health care
  • first aid, rescue service
  • pharmacology, pharmacy and toxicology
  • theraphy, folk medicine
  • pathology, clinical medicine

    Starting from 1.01.2017 the database is updated selectively.

    Search in database Medicine

    Responsible: Tallinn Universitu Academic Library, University of Tartu Library
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  • Parliamentarism is a bibliographic database compiled in the National Library of Estonia that contains:

    • Interviews and writings of the members of the Riigikogu published in Estonian press and collections
    • Articles on parliamentarism and the Riigikogu as an institution
    • Articles on the general tendency of parliamentarism and Estonian parliamentarism published in foreign academic periodicals; also books, theses and dissertations on this topic published up to 2014.

    The database was updated until 1.01.2016.

    Search in database Parliamentarism

    Produced by: National Library of Estonia
    Feedback: parl@nlib.ee

    Period covered: from the nomination for a presidential candidate to the end of the term in office.

    Content: speeches, articles and interviews of the Presidents of the Republic, activities of the President of the Republic, and writings about the President, and publications about the activities of the Office of the President of the Republic, including
    - books
    - newspaper, journal and collection articles

    • Kersti Kaljulaid : October 2016 -
    • Toomas Hendrik Ilves : April 2006 -
    • Arnold Rüütel : June 2001 - October 2006
    • Lennart Meri : July 1992 - September 2001

    Search in database Presidents of Estonia

    Produced by: National Library of Estonia
    Feedback: bie@nlib.ee

    Content: reproductions of works by Estonian artists, architects and photographers from journals and books.

    Period covered: 2009-

    Search in database Reproductions

    Produced by: National Library of Estonia
    Feedback: reprod@nlib.ee

    Database contains articles from Estonian newspapers, journals, serial publications and anthologies.

    Main subjects:

    • forestry, hunting, fishery
    • agriculture, agricultural management
    • agricultural engineering, plant growing, plant production, horticulture, apiculture
    • veterinary medicine, animal breeding, meat industry, dairy industry
    • pet animals
    • environmental sciences, environmental protection
    • environmental engineering, waste handling

    Starting from 1.01.2017 the database is updated selectively.

    Search in database Rural Economy and Environment

    Responsible: Estonian University of Life Sciences Library
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    Database contains articles from Estonian newspapers, journals, serial publications and anthologies.

    Main subjects:

    • nature, nature protection, natural disasters
    • environmental sciences, environment protection
    • lants, birds, animals
    • mathematics, astronomy, geodesy, physics, chemistry, mineralogy, crystallography
    • geology, climatology, climatic phenomena, paleontology
    • biology, botany, zoology
    • geography, travelogues

    Starting from 1.01.2017 the database is updated selectively.

    Search in database Science

    Responsible: Academic Library of Tallinn University
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    Database contains articles from Estonian newspapers, journals, serial publications and anthologies.

    Main subjects:

    • matters pertaining to Estonian constitutional institutions and public institutions
    • Estonian legal system and legal problems, law
    • positions, predictions, expert opinions and proposals of interest groups regading laws and drafts of law
    • Estonian politics, politics of other countries, political science
    • economy, incl. finance, banking, etc.
    • enterprise, business, management
    • industry, trade, communications and transport management
    • military matters
    • demography
    • social welfare, social work

    Starting from 1.01.2017 the database is updated selectively.

    Search in database Social science

    Responsible: National Library of Estonia
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    Database contains articles from Estonian newspapers, journals, serial publications and anthologies.

    Main subjects:

    • sports, sports history, sports medicine
    • leisure time, entertainment, games, folk parties
    • hobbies, collecting, handicraft hobbies
    • tourism, travelling, hiking
    • daily life, domestic economics, cleaning industry
    • lifestyles, social life, family relations
    • beauty industry, cosmetic products

    Starting from 1.01.2017 the database is updated selectively.

    Search in database Sport, tourism, recreation

    Responsible: Tallinn Central Library, Tartu Public Library
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    The database is the bibliography of publications written about Tallinn University, its employees and of their publications. It contains the history of university since its establishment in 1919.

    Published materials:

    • 1971-1975 - Uverskaja, Elviine. E.Vilde nim. Tallinna Pedagoogiline Instituut : 1971-1975. a. ilmunud tööde bibliograafia. Tallinn, 1977. 330 lk.
      [Uverskaja, Elviine. E. Vilde Tallinn Teacher Training Institute : bibliography of the works published in 1971-1975. Tallinn, 1977]
    • E. Vilde nim. Tallinna Pedagoogiline Instituut. 1-2 : 1976-1980. a. ilmunud tööde bibliograafia. Tallinn, 1982. 191 + 178 lk.
      [E. Vilde Tallinn Teacher Training Institute : bibliography of the works published in 1976-1980. Tallinn, 1982]

    The period 1981-1985 is reflected in the manuscript bibliography.

    Since 2013 the database is not supplemented any more.

    Search in database Tallinn University

    Produced by: Tallinn Universitu Academic Library
    Feedback: aurika.kruus@tlulib.ee

    Tartu: Biographic Database is a database of articles about people who are connected to Tartu. The database consists of articles from different Estonian publications since 1960s and it is updated on a regular basis. There are a number of links to full-text articles as well.

    Search in database Tartu: Biographic Database

    Produced by: Tartu Public Library
    Feedback: halliki.jurma@luts.ee

    Tartu: Local Studies is a database of articles about the past and the present of the city of Tartu and about the events that take place here. There are articles from different publications since 1950s. The database is updated on a regular basis. There are a number of links to full-text articles as well.

    Search in database Tartu: Local Studies

    Produced by: Tartu Public Library
    Feedback: halliki.jurma@luts.ee

    Tartu Public Library is a bibliographical database which reflects the library's history retrospectively since 1913.

    Search in database Tartu Public Library

    Produced by: Tartu Public Library
    Feedback: halliki.jurma@luts.ee

    Database contains articles from Estonian newspapers, journals, serial publications and anthologies.

    Main subjects:

    • technology, history of technology, engineering sciences
    • materials science, general energetics
    • mechanical engineering
    • electrical industry, electrical technology
    • mining engineering
    • building, building constructions, bridge construction
    • road construction, hydrotechnics
    • transport, vehicles
    • precision mechanics, automatics, technical cybernetics
    • environmental engineering, waste handling
    • telecommunication, radio, television
    • industry, industrial history
    • chemical industry, food industry, light industry, printing industry and various other industries
    • computer science, informatics, IT equipment
    • standardisation, standards, metrology
    • biotechnology, gene technology

    Starting from 1.01.2017 the database is updated selectively.

    Search in database Technology, industry, IT

    Responsible: Tallinn University of Technology Library
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