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Developing skills in searching and academic writing - digital resources

Updated March 20, 2020

Writing and studying advice at your fingertips


Five episodes that provide you with advice about academic writing and studying in Norway!

Where to search is the search engine that searches through all Norwegian academic libraries. (Select Universitetsbiblioteket i Stavanger the first time) Scientific articles and e-books are also available though Oria. Just click on the links that direct you to the full PDF article.


International, multi-disciplinary databases you have access to, though UiS:

Medicine and psychology:


Remember to use "remote access" to access these databases outside the UiS network!

Public information

Norwegian Government

A digital toolbox for academic writing

Search & Write (Norwegian: Søk og Skriv) is a webpage that offers comprehensive information for all students who want to learn more about information gathering and academic writing. 

Here you can find useful information about



Remote access

Even though UiS Campus is closed, you can still access all PDF-articles, ebooks and more when you log on with "remote access". Read more about it at


Problems with remote access?

After logging in with remote access, navigate though the links on the UiS webpage - to make sure that the ezproxy-part always remains in the web-address at the top of your browser. If not you will not have access to the databases. 



Digital guidance from the Study Lab

Even though the Library is currently closed (march 2020), our Study Lab offers online guidance for all students that want to improve their academic writing! Visit the webpage and book an appointment.

The Citation Compass

How to cite this item correctly in APA? Or in Chicago Manual of Style? The Citation Compass has all the answers!