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The Library’s resources are available to all KVK members!

Using the catalogue, you can search and order books, extend their loan period, find references to the full-text documents 24/7.

Library catalogue – https://kvk.library.lt


This search system allows browsing in all Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences Library’s resources, subscribed databases, open access electronic resources, Lithuanian Academic Electronic Library eLABa and other resources.

Virtual library – https://kvk.lvb.lt

Assistance for search of information resources in Lithuanian virtual library – Lithuanian virtual library

Lithuanian Academic Electronic Library Information System (eLABa) – is a national academic electronic library that preserves and provides public access to research and studies documents and their metadata.

EBSCO Publishing – eIFL.net database package. Multi-topic databases. Address: http://search.epnet.com/. Internet address for home access: db.kvk.lt (Please enter your username and password in the form below). *

Taylor&Francis – Whole text multi-topic database of scientific journals, where articles from more than 1,000 scientific journals are available.   Address: http://www.tandfonline.com/ Internet address for home access: db.kvk.lt (Please enter your username and password in the form below).*

SpringerJournals (SpringerLink) – providing researchers with access to millions of scientific documents from journalsbooksseriesprotocolsreference works and proceedings.

Internet address for home access: db.kvk.lt (Please enter your username and password in the form below).*

SAGE Journals –  Publishing more than 1,000 journals, from a wide range of disciplines, SAGE is here to meet your needs. Internet address for home access: db.kvk.lt (Please enter your username and password in the form below).*

Statista – Single Account grants unlimited access to all statistics & source information. Become one of over 50.000 satisfied Single Account users and benefit from our research. Industry expertise. Over 1 mil. statistics. Customized solutions. Several million users.

  • Create an account Free registration on https://www.statista.com/register/
  • Select the category “Academic”
  • Register with KVK email address @kvk.lt or @kvkedu.lt to be automatically assigned to the company account.

* Username and password provided by librarian or information technology specialist.

While using information resources from databases, it is prohibited:

  • to share the login details and access with other persons;
  • to use the information found for commercial purposes;
  • to save and send large amounts of information.

KTU e-books – Subscribed textbooks of Kaunas University of Technology.   Address https://www.ebooks.ktu.lt (ask for the password at the Library or by e-mail: biblioteka@kvk.lt)

VGTU e-books – Subscribed textbooks of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.   Address: db.kvk.lt (Please enter your username and password in the form below).*

EBSCO eBooks –  This is an open access collection of monographs published by universities in various scientific fields. To access this collection, you need to log in to the EBSCOhost platform and select eBook Open Access (OA) Collection database or eBook Collection database, which contains all the eBooks that are subscribed to EBSCO’s databases, as well as open access eBooks.

Subscribed textbooks of to EBSCO eBooks. Address: db.kvk.lt (Please enter your username and password in the form below).*

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Ask for the password at the Library or by e-mail: biblioteka@kvk.lt


Open access (OA) refers to online research outputs that are free of all restrictions on access and free of many restrictions on use. Open access can be applied to all forms of published research output, including peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed academic journal articles, conference papers, theses, book chapters, and monographs. The development of open access provides the opportunity to disseminate the results of research to ensure their visibility in the world and give to the members of academic community better access to world science resources. Open access to scientific publications is ensured through open access journals, archives, and repositories.

Virtual Library of Lithuania http://www.lvb.lt
Directory of Open Access Journals http://www.doaj.org/
Directory of Open Access Books http://www.doabooks.org/doab
OpenDOAR https://v2.sherpa.ac.uk/opendoar/
ROAR http://roar.eprints.org/
Google Scholar http://scholar.google.lt/
Google Books http://books.google.com/
Google Patents http://www.google.com/patents

*PubMed is a free resource supporting the search and retrieval of biomedical and life sciences literature with the aim of improving health–both globally and personally.

PubMed® comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Zotero is a free reference management tool. This tool allows to save bibliographic references of information sources; to organize them into folders according to topics or other features, to edit them and perform a record search; to compile lists of references according to different citation styles; to use Zotero plugin in the MS Word program, to insert references to sources in the text, and to prepare a list of references.


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Last updated: 2022-09-30
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