External Databases

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Arcanum ADT+
Arcanum Digitális Tudománytár Digital Scientific Library
It is a premium service of Arcanum Adatbázis Kft, the biggest and continuously expanding digital periodical database of Hungary which makes every issue of several hundreds of Hungarian scientific and professional journals and of weeklies and dailies accessible in their entirety. Services included are search in texts totaling several millions of pages, browsing in the tables of content of several hundreds of periodicals and the display of documents.

Bibliotheca Eruditionis
Cultural historical bibliographic search service.
Its major components comprise a multilingual data bank of early Hungarian prints and readings. It is also a stepping point to the 3D virtual exhibition of Zrínyi library.

De Gruyter Journals
Via EISZ consortium, NSZL was granted a 3-month trial access to De Gruyter Journals database. From April until June 2017, the database collecting more than 900 journals of high impact factor, covering all areas of research, can be accessed and tried out on computers placed in the reading rooms of National Széchényi Library. List of available journals in Excel-format

Dictionaries of Akadémiai Kiadó
As it central content, this service includes Akadémiai Kiadó’s English-Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary, Hungarian-English Comprehensive Dictionary, German-Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary, Hungarian-German Comprehensive Dictionary, French-Hungarian and Hungarian French Comprehensive Dictionary, Dictionary of Foreign Words and Expressions,   Encyclopedia of Environment Protection, Hungarian-English Dictionary of Environment Protection, English-Hungarian financial and technical dictionaries and Dictionary of EU Terminology. Also available are: Spanish-Hungarian Dictionary, Hungarian-Spanish Dictionary, German-Hungarian Comprehensive Technical Dictionary, Italian-Hungarian Concise Dictionary, Hungarian-Italian Concise Dictionary, Hungarian-Dutch Concise Dictionary, The Concise Dictionary of the Hungarian Language, New Hungarian Encyclopedia of Literature, Dictionary of Hungarian Synonyms,  Dictionary of Hungarian Orthography. More

EBSCO – International articles and studies
From here, within the entire network of National Széchényi Library, users can have access to full-text and bibliographic databases covering a wide range of fields of the academic sphere and that of public news services.   

EMERALD
EMERALD is a full-text database of periodicals in English, focusing on the fields of the humanities and social sciences. It can be accessed within the entire network of NSZL.    

GALE Literary Sources
An integrated research experience, Gale Literary Sources brings together Gale's premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways. No other publisher offers this unmatched combination of uniquely rich literary content, dependable metadata, and intuitive subject indexing - all enriched by features and design that breathes new life into the study of literature. As Gale makes additional Literary Resources available through Gale Literary Sources, and if your library has access to these products, they will be automatically added to the Gale Literary Sources experience upon release.

Grove Music
Grove Music Online has been a leading database of online music research since 2001. It contains resumes of the majority of music scholarships. Also, it makes available the material of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2nd Edition, 2001) in full-text format, and materials of The New Grove Dictionary Opera (1992) and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz (2nd Edition. 2001). Contained within Grove Music Online are over 50,000 entries and 30,000 bibliographies compiled by 6,000 scholars. It is an English-language, full-text database.

Subscribers to Oxford Music Online can have an access to the volume entitled The Oxford Companion to Music (2002). The original edition was published by its author (Percy A. Scholes) in 1938. Later it was expanded with over 1,000 entries and the bulk of the work has been revised. Major topics include dance, jazz and pop music.

The 2nd, revised edition of The Oxford Dictionary of Music (2006) was edited by Michael Kennedy, co-editor was Joyce Bourne. This work includes 12,500 entries.

The volume entitled Encyclopedia of Popular Music was edited by Colin Larkin (4th Edition, 2006), which is a collection of the biographies of pop, rock and jazz musicians, from 1900 to present day.

Links lead to Classical Music Library and DRAM, as well as to musical bibliography dubbed RILM. On top of that, entries of Grove Music Online are connected with the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Journals of Akadémiai Kiadó
Works published by Akadémiai Kiadó make it possible for our scholars to have their latest research findings become public in over 40 disciplines, from nuclear chemistry via microbiology to linguistics. Users can have access to more than 60 journals, retrospectively, until 1998. More

JSTOR
JSTOR is a digital archive which has been compiled by scientists, researchers and students for scientists, researchers and students. The compiled content is more than just a simple database: it is a community platform for research. The database was set up in 1995 and it has been popular ever since. With the aid of the international academic community, JSTOR created an inter-disciplinary archive database of high academic quality, in which you can search materials of several thousands of scientific journals (both digital and print formats). The management surface (tools) helps and makes it easier for researchers to cooperate. The scope of collection of the JSTOR archive covers almost every discipline and it provides an opportunity to search articles of several thousands of scientific journals, from the humanities via social sciences to natural sciences.

In 2008, JSTOR merged with Aluka, so now you can search not just articles but also mails, government documents, pamphlets, images and 3D models. In JSTOR, journals can be accessed in the so-called Collections.

MATARKA – Searchable database of the contents of Hungarian periodicals
Online searchable database of the tables of contents of Hungarian periodicals.  MATARKA is a valuable source of the contents of professional journals published in Hungary. This service is provided within the framework of a library consortium. Data are put into a database and can be searched from various aspects. On top of that, users can browse in each journal copy separately.

MTI – Hungarian News Agency
This database includes current news as well as background archives and services supporting the interpretation of the latest events. In National Széchényi Library, MTI database can be accessed from dedicated workstations placed in the Library’s Multimedia Reading Room. 

NAVA – National Audiovisual Archive
NAVA is an archive of public-service television and radio channels. In addition to that, readers of NSZL can watch movies, newsreels and materials from other thematic collections on a closed network at NAVA points. In NSZL, the National Audiovisual Archive can be accessed only on dedicated workstations placed in the Multimedia Reading Room.

ProQuest Library Science
ProQuest Library Science is a database processing journals on library and information sciences published in various countries of the world. In 2011, its earliest items dated back to 1970. Currently, it processes as many as 144 journals, out which more than 100 journals, a total of 1,500 volumes, come with full-text availability, including even the very latest issues. The database can be accessed within the entire network of National Széchényi Library.