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E-Books and E-Bib in English

Use our electronic resources and databases.

Roskilde Libraries offers a wide variety of electronic resources and databases available at your fingertips 24 hours a day.

Home access to databases

Using your home computer or laptop you have access to a number of licensed databases free of charge. Remote access is available to registered Roskilde borrowers (Requires home adress in the county of Roskilde) with a Personal Identification Number (PIN code). 

Borrow and read e-books from home at your leisure. Roskilde Libraries offers electronic books in a number of ways and a selection of our online resources are shown below.


E-Book Central (Formerly known as Ebrary)

Online access to more than 70,000 books in areas such as economics, the humanities, natural science, history and social science.
Language: English. 

eReolen Global (also called Libby)

eReolen Global is a digital service and contains approx. 5000 e-books and online audio books in English. eReolen Global is similar to eReolen (in Danish) and its app called "Libby". It is developed and operated by the American company OverDrive.

Magazines and newspapers

Press Reader

Press Reader offers online access to about 3000 international newspapers from 100 different countries in 60 languages. As a licensed user of Roskilde Libraries, you have access to newspapers from around the world before the printed copy is available in the country of origin. 


Access RBdigital's magazines and choose from more than 350 especially English-languaged e-magazines.


Gyldendals Dictionaries

Online dictionaries in english, german, french, spanish, italian, swedish, norwegian og danish.