Library resources

Bergen Resource Centre for International Development subscribes to a wide range of e-books, journals, databases and articles online. Our gests may use these resources free of charge while at our library. 


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Find what you are looking for in all of our

library resources; books, articles,

journals, music, films, electronic

resources and more. 




E-books in full text. Only available for

use at Bergen Resource Centre.






Archive of full text journals covering social

sciences and humanities (the most recent

volumes are not included). Only available

for use at Bergen Resource Centre.



More than 1000 journals back to 1995.

Only available for use at Bergen

Resource Centre.


CIAO - Columbia
International Affairs Online

Working papers, peer-reviewed books and

journals. (1991 to present). 

Only available for use at Bergen Resource 








World Bank e-library

The most comprehensive collections in the

area of social and economic development.

Only available for use at Bergen Resource


  • World Bank Data 
    The Data Catalog provides download 
    access to over 2,000 indicators from 
    World Bank data sets.


Web of Science

Article and citation databases covering

international journals in sciences, social

sciences and arts and humanities.

Only available for use at Bergen Resource










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Find what you are looking for in all of ourlibrary resources; books,

articles, journals, music, films, electronic resources and more. 


Mahmoud Salih Sudan Collection

One of the largest and most comprehensive collections on the











Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

The Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at the

Department of Archaeology, History, Culture Studies and

Religion was set up in spring 2008. Search their book

collection here. This collection is also available for search i Oria.

 bora_logo.jpg BORA - Bergen Open Research Archive

BORA is an institutional repository. Here you will find publications by

CMI, UiB, NHH and HiB in full text.



Recommended open databases 



A gateway to information on development issues, providing free and

easy access to a wide range of high quality online resources. ELDIS

provides summaries and links to online documents. ELDIS offers a

directory of websites, databases, library catalogues and email discussion lists.


Norwegian Research on Environment and Development

Norway service reports on publications from Norwegian researchers and

development practitioners, with a focus on agricultural and environmental issues.


World Bank Data

The Data Catalog provides download access to over 2,000 indicators from World

Bank data sets.


OKR - Open Knowledge Respository

The World Bank's official open access repository for its research outputs and

knowledge products.