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If you are studying in education, then this guide is for you. The library has compiled a selection of online resources to help you in information retrieval, study, and research.

Cannot find what you are looking for? Please, contact me. I will be happy to help.

Author: Susanna Niemilahti-Könkkölä, Information Specialist, Main Library

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 JAMK ID.

EtäkäyttöIn the information source guides the pink key symbol next to a database title signals that logging in with a JAMK ID is required.

Articles, e-books and databases

Article databases:

Academic Search Elite (Ebsco) Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help|
Emerald Journals (Emerald) Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help|
ERIC (Ebsco) Available in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help| ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources.

Finnish article databases:

Aleksi Available in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password
ARTO Available in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password
Helsingin Sanomien arkisto Available in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password

Some e-book collections for Teacher Education College; individual e-books can be found via Janet database.

Dawsonera Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksilla  |Help|
Ebook Central (ent. Ebrary) Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksilla |Help|

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Finnish e-books:

Alma Talent Pro (ent. Talentum) Verkkokirjahylly
Suomen laki Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksilla |Ohje|
Finlex, The online database of up-to-date legislative and other judicial information of Finland.

Finna.fi, The material of Finnish archives, libraries and museums with a single search
Melinda, Union Catalogue of Finnish Libraries

Open Access:
Theseus - Open Repository - the theses and publications of the Universities of Applied Sciences on the Internet
Publications of the Ministry of Education and Culture

DOAR - The Directory of Open Access Repositories - OpenDOAR
DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals
OATD - Open Access Theses and Dissertation
Google Scholar

Education - Resources by Subject, Jyväskylä University Library

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

bab.la - 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, displayded 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