Remote Access

You can use most of JAMK Library’s e-books and databases via Janet at home or on the road. Log into Janet using your personal JAMK ID .

Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK username and passwordIn the information source guides the pink key symbol next to a database title signals that logging in with a JAMK ID is required.

Find more information about how to read and access to the e-books.
Terms of use of electronic resources.


Dictionaries and Thesauri

A good way to begin your search is to use a dictionary or a specialized lexicon of terms (thesaurus) to identify suitable search terms or synonyms and broaden your search. Many databases include this feature, also called "Subject Terms", "Subject Headings", or "Descriptors".

Finto Vocabularies and ontologies (Finnish, English, Swedish)
MOT Dictionaries Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password 
LCHS Library of Congress subject headings
MeSH Medical subject headings
ERIC Education-related terms
Finmesh  English-Finnish medical and health terms
Grove Music Online Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password
AFO Agriculture and Forestry Ontology
EnDic environmental dictionary - Online dictionary for 28 languages
Kielitoimiston sanakirja - Dictionary of standard Finnish
RedFox Dictionary Basic - Free Dictionary includes 41 languages
TEPA Term Bank - Special language terms and their definitions, displayed as multilingual terminological entries
Your Dictionary - English words and grammar
Valter Government Termbank - Multilingual termbank, contains e.g. budget, EMU, education, taxation and court terms


Articles, company and market information

ProQuest article databases and e-book collections:
ProQuest Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksilla includes: ProQuest Central (42 databases including all major subject areas, such as business), Music Periodicals Database, Ebook Central (e-books) and Publicly Available Content Database. | Help

Ebsco databases:
Business Source Elite   Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksilla |Help
Hospitality & Tourism  Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksilla |Help
Ebsco Support Tutorials

Other article databases:
Emerald Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password 

Company and market research databases:
Statista Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksilla Working with Statista 

Finnish Business Information System (YTJ) 
Enterprise Finland - Ministry of Employment and the Economy

Business, Economy, Euro - European Commission
VIES VAT Nimber Validation (EU) - verify the validity of a VAT number issued by any Member State

EBR, European Business Register - is a network of National Business Registers and Information Providers from currently 28 European countries.

Infobel - links to phone and business diretories worldwide


E-books and more

You can find e-books in the Janet database (exception: Books24x7).

Books24x7  Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |E-books on information technolgy 
Ebook Central (ProQuest)  Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help|E-books from various fields
eBook Collection (EBSCO) Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help|E-books from various fields
Knovel Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password|reference and handbooks, conference proceedings and other tools on tehcnology (e.g. food and environmental sciences, engineering management & leadership)
VleBooks Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password e-book collection includes stand-alone e-books of JAMK courses.

Google Books |Help|



Eurostat  Stastical office of the European Union
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Statista Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksilla | A global market research database providing statistics, analysis, reports, surveys and breaking news on industries, countries and consumers worldwide
United Nations (UN) Statistics Division (UNSD) National Statistical Offices (UN)

Statistics Finland|Statistical databases |
Statistics by The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries 


Theses provides access to the theses of most of the Finnish universities. You can find theses in the universities' library databases and digital archives, too.

Theseus - online access to theses and publications from Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences
Aaltodoc - Aalto University publication archive
HELDA - Digital Repository of the University of Helsinki
JYX - Jyväskylä University Digital Repository
UEF electronic publications - University of Eastern Finland
Jultika - University of Oulu repository
Lauda - University of Lapland's Institutional Repository
LUTPub - Repository of LUT University
Trepo - Open institutional repository of Tampere University 
Osuva open publication archive - University of Vaasa

NDLT  - Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations 
- Open Access Thesis and Dissertations
PQDT Open - ProQuest Open Access Dissertations and Theses 
Repository66 - Repository Maps
CORE - world's open access research papers (e.g. theses and dissertations)
BASE - Bielefeld Academic Search Engine


Research institutions in Finland

BOFIT - Bank of Finland
Centre for Consumer Society Research- University of Helsinki
Etla - The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy
FIIA - Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Finland Futures Research Centre - University of Turku
Finnish Food Authority
Finnish institute for health and welfare | Fineli - National Food Composition Database in Finland
Finnish Work Environment Fund - Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

Labour Institute for Economic Research
Luke - Natural Resources Institute Finland
TTS - occupational productivity and well-being
Valvira - National Supervisory Authority for Welface and Health
VTT Tehcnical Research Centre of Finland | Publications

Other research sources

International institutes
Economics Departments, Institutes and Research Centers in the World | EDIRC
World Economic Forum

International research institutes in Wikipedia

See also:
BASE - Bielefeld Academic Search Engine
Core - world's open access research papers
EconBiZ - journals, working papers & conferences in business studies and economics
RePec - Research Papers in Economics - Search for information on research in Finland
Valto - Institutional Repository for the Government (Finland)


Reading tips and suggestions

Business Finland - Finnish government organization for innovation funding and trade, travel and investment promotion.
National Foresight Network Sustainable Development - Prime Minister's Office

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