Databases provide a large amount of bibliographic or factual information. Resources listed in the database directory are either available by subscription from the University or are freely available online


  • Full text databases: documents available in full.
  • Bibliographic databases: digital archives of metadata describing articles and books.
  • Portals: Websites providing information and services.
  • Dictionaries

Databases and online resources listed in the directory can be accessed:

  • Freely
  • Only by subscription
    • University-wide: all networked computers in the University of Pavia are enabled.
    • In a single library.
    • Credential access: a password is needed in order to access reserved contents; the resource form indicates the appropriate office that issues the user id.

OFF-CAMPUS ACCESS: Some reserved resources can be accessed also from outside the university through Proxybib or Shibbolet/Institutional login services by institutional users who already have a university user id. For more information please check the Off-Campus Access webpage.

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