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Literature search services for students

The University Library supports you with different types of literature searches.

Search in Oria and databases

It can be challenging to do literature searches. It can also be time consuming and require knowledge about search techniques and various databases. Here is a list of tips to get you started:

  1. Start with a simple search in Oria.noGuide on how to use Oria.
  2. On FilMet you can find short videos on how to search in databases and in Oria (
  3. Not sure which databases to use? A list of the databases for your subject (
  4. Do you need ideas and inspiration in the initial stages of writing? Try Keenious. Keenious analyses your text and recommends relevant research articles based on the text’s topic. Keenious does not replace traditional search tools, it is rather a supplement.
  5. Still stuck? Contact the library's guidance (
  6. Other questions about searching? Contact your subject librarian.