Welcome to the Information Technology subject guide!

This guide helps students and teachers to find information on subject areas in Information and Communication Technology.
Janet -  Online catalogue of JAMK University of Applied Sciences Library 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, New MOT with translation (kääntäjä) and proofing (kielentarkistin) functions.
LCSH 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

Reporting and Theses

Reporting and reference management

JAMK Project reporting instructions|Ethical principles for JAMK|Finnish Copyright Act 404/1961 in English

RefWorks bibliography and database manager Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksilla |Help

Theses

Finna.fi 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
JYX - Jyväskylä University Digital Archive

Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations NDLTD
OATD
- 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)

 

 

Articles and Databases

IEEE Explore Digital Library Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksillaIEEE Xplore provides full-text access to journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 and all current IEEE Standards. Video tutorials.

Proquest Central Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksillamultidisciplinary, all major subjects covered, diverse content types, eBooks, journals, news, dissertations. Computer Science Database, Telecommunications Database also. List of ProQuest Central Databases. LibGuides.
Sage Journals online Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksilla, Peer-Reviewed English Journals, robotics, computing, Mechanical Engineering. Business Source Elite (EBSCO) Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password Help
Emerald Journals Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password
ScienceDirect (Elsevier) Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password
DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals

 
 

E-books

Skillsoft Books ITPro (formerly Books24x7)  e-books on information technology in English. |Skillsoft Help and Tutorials| Skillsoft Search tips|

eBook Collection (Ebsco) Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password
Ebook Central   Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help|
Knovel Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password, Thousands of e-books and reference books from several subject areas in engineering and technology.
VLeBooks  e-books in English (includes books formerly available on Dawsonera).

Google Books

More literature

arXiv.org, ArXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, and quantitative biology
Google Scholar, a freely accessible search engine for scholarly literature. Google Scholar quick guide
CiteSeerX
, an evolving scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on literature in computer and information science.

 

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.

 

Standards and Patents

SFS Online Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help|, electronic standards of the Finnish Standards Association SFS. Incl. ISO-27000 Series 1-5  

IEEE Standards Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help
ISO Standards Catalogue |ISO website|
PSK standardsAccessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password

Patents

 

Statistics

Eurostat  Stastical office of the European Union
Research.fi Statistics on Finnish science and innovation activities
Statistics Finland
Statistics by The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries
Statistics by the Finnish Forest Industries

Statista  Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksilla offers access to more than 1,5 million statistics, forecasts, dossiers, reports and infographics. 

Company and market information

Pohjolainen Pirjo

Pohjolainen Pirjo

Informaatikko, Information Specialist
Kirjasto, Library
Hallinto, Administration
+358408233805