Online library resources and services

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Online library resources and services
Online library resources and services

The National Library of Latvia (NLL) is open to public, but continues providing remote access to its digital resources and e-services. The NLL Digital Library has 12 collections. In addition, more than 20 full-text foreign subscribed databases, the National Encyclopaedia, as well as lecture, discussion, conference, reading and other audio and video content on NLL social networks are available for study and research purposes.

Digital collections (most of the content is in Latvian):

  • Online subscription databases: EBSCO, ScienceDirect, Scopus, Proquest Dissertation and Thesis Online, Bibliorossica, Sage Journals, Cambridge Journals Online, Credo Reference, Emerald, Encyclopaedia Britannica Academic Edition, Dawsonera e-books

In order to gain individual access (if you have not already done so) to the online databases, NLL readers with a reader card must fill out an APPLICATION (PDF) and send it – in scanned or photographed form – to


Recordings of lectures, conferences, discussions, readings:

Latest news:

The NLL Reference and Information Centre provides remote consultations on access to digital resources (phone: +371 67806113, e-mail:

The Welcome Desk (phone: +371 67806135, +371 25627640, +371 67806137, e-mail:

Remote registration of NLL readers:


Information prepared by:
Augusts Zilberts
Public Relations Manager
National Library of Latvia
Phone: +371 26472501