Academic Search Ultimate (EBSCO) – offers the combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.
AccessEngineering – an engineering reference tool for professionals, academics, and students that provides access to the collection of authoritative, regularly updated engineering reference information. Access Engineering also comprises dynamic online features, such as instructional, faculty made videos, calculators, interactive tables and charts. More.
ACM Digital Library – the ACM Digital Library is a research, discovery and networking platform containing publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines, newsletters and books covering the field of computer science.
Annual Reviews – research journals in physical, technological, economic, social sciences. Journal list is here (link to PDF file). List of Archive Journals: Annual Reviews Sciences Electronic Back Volume Collection.
Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCO) – provides access to full-text journals, magazines, trade publications and books. The database supports a diverse audience of scholars, designers, college students and general researchers. The database includes full-text coverage for hundreds of periodicals and full-text for hundreds of books. In addition, it offers a robust collection of images provided by Picture Desk and others. Subjects include architecture, architectural history, graphic arts, interior and landscape design, conservation and restoration, antiques, archaeology, costume design, decorative arts, painting, photography and sculpture.
Business Source Ultimate (EBSCO) – offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.
Cambridge Journals Online (archive) – provides full text for archive of journals published by Cambridge University Press. Includes titles in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Full text access to journals published from 2003 to 2006. List of STM Archive Journals package. List of HSS Archive Journals package.
Communication & Mass Media Complete (EBSCO) – database contains an extensive collection of magazines in the field of social communication and mass media as well as other related fields. The database includes cover-to-cover indexes and summaries of all articles from over 600 journals as well as thematically selected content from a further 170 journals. Moreover, the database contains the full text of over 400 scientific journals. Subject covered: communication, mass media, linguistics, discourse, rhetoric, sociolinguistics, communication theory, language, logic, organizational communication, and other closely related fields of study.
eBook Academic Collection (EBSCO) contains a large selection of multidisciplinary e-books representing a broad range of academic subjects. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that students and scholars will have access to information relevant to their research needs. This collection includes 200,000+ titles from leading university presses such as Oxford University Press, MIT Press, State University of New York Press, Cambridge University Press, University of California Press, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Harvard University Press and many others. Additional academic publishers include Elsevier, Ashgate Publishing, Taylor & Francis, Sage Publications and John Wiley & Sons. All titles are available with unlimited user access. Subject coverage includes: art, business and economics, education, language arts and discipline, literary criticism, medical, performing arts, philosophy, poetry, political science, religion, social science, technology and engineering, other academic fields.
eBook Collection (EBSCO) – all eBooks available to library can be accessed in eBook Collection database. Currently patrons of Kaunas University of Technology can access in eBook Collection database all eBooks from eBook Academic Subscription Collection, EBSCO eBook Open Access Collection and MasterFile Reference eBook Collection, which is available in National Deal.
The short video tutorials presenting EBSCO eBooks:
eBook Open Access (OA) Collection (EBSCO) is a multidisciplinary collection of eBooks, created in cooperation with university presses and scholarly publishers in Open Access model. The collection offers access to 2,500+ titles on various topics, without DRM (digital rights management).
The Economist – e. journal. Access is provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Library.
EndNote Online – a tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references.
ERIC (EBSCO) – an authoritative database of indexed and full-text educational literature and resources.
Essential Science Indicators (Clarivate Analytics) – database allows users to conduct on-going, quantitative analyses of research performance and trends in science. Possibility to rank top scientists, institutions, countries, and journals in various specific fields of research based on journal article publication counts and citation data.
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (EBSCO) – bibliographical database containing more than 32,000 entries of documents covering the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples.
GreenFILE (EBSCO Publishing) – database indexes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
Health Source – Consumer Edition (EBSCO) – a full-text database covering a wide variety health topics, like fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women’s health, children’s health and more.
Health Source – Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) – a full-text database that offers a trusted source of nursing and allied health literature. It covers topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.
IEEE Xplore – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) published journals, conference proceedings, standards and other publications since 1988. and single releases from 1950 Topics: electrical, electronics, engineering, technology, and so on.
IMF eLIBRARY – International Monetary Fund (IMF) – an easy-to-use portal to a comprehensive archive of IMF research and data. Topics: business and economy, education, law, medicine, nature, political science, social science, technology and engineering. IMF eLibrary has publications, reports, and working papers.
IOP Science – a database published by Institute of Physics providing a full-text articles from peer-reviewed journals in physics, mathematics and related disciplines. Journal list is here (link to PDF file). List of IOP Publishing Archive Collection 1874–1999.
InCites (Clarivate Analytics) – it is a customized web-based research evaluation tool allowing users to view research output performance at an organizational, regional, individual or journal level. Academics can conduct analyses on their productivity and benchmark their research output against peers worldwide.
Journal Citation Reports – Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is the official source to find a journal’s impact factor. Database provides data about more than 8000 journals of science and over 2600 journals of social sciences.
Journal of English-Medium instruction – is an e-journal covering applied linguistics and higher education pedagogy and didactics. Provides a broad understanding of English language teaching while distinguishing it from other pedagogical approaches.
Journal of Structural Engineering (American Society of Civil Engineering) – journals by ASCE covering various fields in engineering. Learn about how the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE is leading the profession with innovative approaches to practice and education.
JSTOR – the JSTOR archival collections feature the back issues of more than 600 scholarly journals across 60 disciplines. JSTOR works with a diverse group of nearly 1,200 publishers from more than 57 countries to preserve and make their content digitally available. You will find more information here.
KTU publishing house “Technologija“ – ebooks published by Kaunas University of Technology publishing house „Technologija“. Database covers various disciplines including science, social sciences, physics, chemistry and more.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (EBSCO) – database provides cover-to-cover indexing, abstracting and full-text for key library and information science periodicals.
Library subscribes electronic standards prepared by Lithuanian Standards Board (Lithuanian standards, European and international standards adopted in Lithuania). Information about e-standards is renewed monthly. Standards are accessible in Virtual library and Catalogue.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) – provides full text for over 1,800 general interest, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural periodicals. In addition, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 2,500 periodicals.
MasterFILE Reference eBook Collection (EBSCO) – this ebook reference collection offers a rich selection of eBook titles covering a broad range of general reference subjects. Topics include biography, history, careers, cooking, literature, genealogy, health, parenting, personal finance, politics, architecture, science, current events, social-emotional health, sports, and travel.
MEDLINE (EBSCO) – an authoritative bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development.
Morgan and Claypool Synthesis Digital Library 8 Collection, which consists of ebooks covering automatics, computer science, communications, artificial intelligence, data management and other topics. Ebooks are available in IEEE Xplore Digital library. All titles of the collection is here.
Newspaper Source (EBSCO) – this database provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts from major networks.
OECD iLibrary – Online library of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. Themes: economics, finance, trade, agriculture, energy, transport, education, environment, management, etc. (Currently this database is not subscribed, not all content is accessible).
OpenDissertations (EBSCO) – an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present, this database will continue to grow through regular updates and new partnerships with graduate degree-granting institutions.
Oxford Journals Collection – collection includes prestigious journals across six subject collections: Medicine, Life Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Mathematics & Physical Sciences, and Law. List of journals.
Passport – market research reports about various consumer products and industries worldwide from Euromonitor International. Includes economic indicators, demographic data, foreign trade statistics, and sources of information. More information about Passport.
Pearson and other publishers textbooks.
Those who want to use these resources in libraries, for access please contact the KTU Central Library or the Faculty Librarian. Contact person is Alina Andriuškevičienė, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ProQuest Ebook Central (Academic Complete) – offers more than 180 000 authoritative e-books in a wide range of subject areas, like social sciences, humanities, medicine, science and more.
Regional Business News (EBSCO) – full text newswire database that incorporates business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Reaxys – is a unique chemistry database that contains extracted data and information about chemical compounds and their associated physicochemical properties, reaction and synthesis information, commercial availability, use, extraction from natural products, as well as bibliographic data that can be browsed and displayed through a functional interface.
Unique features of the Reaxys:
RefWorks – a tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references.
REHVA guidebooks. REHVA is an organization representing more than 120 000 designers, construction engineers, technicians and experts in 27 European countries. The association seeks to improve health, comfort and energy usage effectiveness in all buildings and communities, facilitate the exchange of knowledge, support EU politics and development at a national level. The library purchased these REHVA (Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations) guidebooks:
For access to the guidebooks, please contact a member of library staff.
SAGE IMechE journals – cover all aspects of mechanical engineering. Each of the other 18 journals, including the 16 proceedings of the IMechE, is focused on particular area of engineering to offer a greater depth of coverage in mechanical engineering. List of journals.
SAGE Research Methods – is the ultimate methods library with more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos by world-leading academics from across the social sciences, including the largest collection of qualitative methods books available online from any scholarly publisher. The site is designed to guide users to the content they need to learn a little or a lot about their method. The Methods Map can help those less familiar with research methods to find the best technique to use in their research. List of books.
Science (archive) – multidisciplinary full-text archive. On the main page of the website select Archive, access granted to journals published in 1880-1996.
ScienceDirect Journals – database contains the full-text of Elsevier Science journals in fields of Science and Social Sciences. The subscribed content is marked by green icon. Full-text access is available back to 2012. List of journals. Students and staff of KTU are invited to use email confirmation remote access to ScienceDirect database. More.
ScienceDirect E-Books – ebooks by Elsevier covering various fields in Science and Social Sciences. Students and staff of KTU are invited to use email confirmation remote access to ScienceDirect database. More. List of books.
SciFinder-n – theme: chemical science. It is advanced search engine that improve the meaningfulness of each search for structures, reactions or references. Using algorithms, the engine is built to take into account specific parameters and context of a search to produce more precise results. Access to PatentPak, MethodsNow, Retrosynthesis planning, etc. also included. More information here.
When new users login with this address from KTU computers network they have to create account according to the following instruction.
Scopus – is one of the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings delivering a comprehensive overview of the world’s research output, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.
SPIE Digital Library – the database provides access to peer-reviewed journals and proceedings, e-books, monographs, reference works, field guides, and tutorial texts in fields of Astronomy, Biomedical Optics & Medical Imaging, Communication & Information Technologies, Defence & Security, Electronic Imaging & Signal Processing, Energy, Lasers, Light Sources & Illumination, Lithograpfy & Microelectronics, Nanotechnology, Optics, Remote Sensing, Sensors. List of journals.
Springer LINK E-Books – access provided to Business & Management, Economics & Finance, Chemistry & Materials Science, Computer Science, Engineering e-book collections published between 2016 and 2019. List of e-books. Also permanent access provided to e-book collections Chemistry & Material Science Library and Engineering Library. Both collections consists of the books published between 2005 and 2007. These e-books are available in the library catalogue.
Target. International Journal of Translation Studies – scholarly journal published by John Benjamins. Full-text access is available to journal published from 2017.
Teacher Reference Center (EBSCO) – teacher Reference Center provides indexing, abstracts, citations, and full-text for nearly 300 periodicals. In addition, most of the journals indexed in the database are peer-reviewed.
Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics) – the database provides bibliographic content and tools to access, analyze, and manage research information. Subject coverage includes sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities.
Wiley Online Library – full-text journals (list of journals). Archive of peer-reviewed journals (list of 483 titles) published by Wiley. Access available to Social Science and Humanities collection (list of 370 titles), Science Technology Medicine (list of 417 titles) published before 2013.
World fertilizer magazine – access is provided by the Chemical Technology Library.
Zentralblatt MATH – database of indexed information in theoretical and applied mathematics.
Free trial database until 8 December 2023:
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is a wealth of unique global scholarship, which is a credible and quality source to Uncover the Undiscovered research insights and intelligence in easiest and most effective ways. The equitable discoverability of more than 5 million dissertations and theses with coverage from year 1637, allows researchers to amplify diverse voices and place their research in a global context. The database offers nearly 3 million full texts for most of the dissertations added since 1997.
By leveraging the rich citation data found in ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global and with new citation insight tool, researchers can benefit from focused pathways of discovery to build foundational knowledge on various research topics. Over 200,000 new dissertations and theses are added to the database each year to enrich the citation data continuously.
Free trial databases until 16 December 2023:
Education Source Ultimate database is a comprehensive source of information on education-related issues. It contains the full texts of nearly 2,500 journals and over 500 monographs and books, including over 1,000 active full-text journals, as well as reports, statistical yearbooks, educational tests, conference materials and much more.
Education Source Ultimate also includes indexes and abstracts for over 3,500 journals. The database is an important source of information in scientific research programs, in the process of educating students and creating curricula. The database is a compendium of knowledge about education at every level, from early childhood to higher education, as well as multilingual education, health education and testing methods used in the teaching process.
Topics of the database also include: adult education, comparative pedagogy, postgraduate education, distance learning, educational technology, primary education, higher education, instructional materials, religious education, multicultural education, teacher-parent relations, school administration, educational policy, social problems, special education, teaching methods, teacher education, vocational education and many others.
Free trial databases until 31 December 2023:
ClinicalKey is a database for medicine and health sciences, contains a wide selection of Elsevier medical and surgical Books and Journals in full text as well as Videos, Multimedia, ongoing clinical trials etc. in more than 40 medical specialties.
Clinical Pharmacology is a professional drug reference database, providing guidance and support to make informed decision about drug therapy.
1. Use electronic resources for studies or research without infringement of copyright laws.
2. Use electronic resources (download/print/copy to an external hard drive) only for personal usage and in small quantities. In case user downloads too many resources his IP address might be blocked by database providers.
1. Use the software that allows to download and save information on the computer.
2. Upload the information from the subscribed databases online; share the information with the third parties or use the information for commercial purposes.
The subscribed databases can be accessed via KTU computer networks. If you want to use the databases at home, you can choose among the following:
This search system allows browsing in all KTU Library’s resources, subscribed databases, open access electronic resources, Lithuanian Academic Electronic Library eLABa and other resources.
Use this search if you want to find the recommended literature for a specific module.
Search is performed by entering a study module code.
Lithuanian Academic Electronic Library Information System (eLABa) – is a national academic electronic library that preserves and provides public access to research and studies documents and their metadata.
eLABa consists of:
More information about eLABa is available here.
KTU ePubl is an open access institutional repository of Kaunas University of Technology. It was established as a central location for the collection, long-term preservation and dissemination of scholarly, research and teaching output of the University’s community.
It archives research publications and other materials produced at the University:
KTU ePubl consist of two sub-systems:
Publications written by the University’s employees are registered in PDB sub-system; based on them, the research publications reports are generated and provided for the competitions and attestations of scientists and doctoral students.
Most of KTU scientific journals are indexed in the global scientific citation indexing services Web of Science and Scopus. To ensure the dissemination and visibility of the research, the journals are open access publications available on Open Journal Systems.
Kaunas University of Technology researchers have the opportunity to receive discounts on the Article Processing Charge (APC):
The international organisation EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) has agreed with these publishers on discounts for Lithuanian researchers: