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Here you can find help for information seeking and some selected information sources in nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, health care, rehabilitation and social studies.

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Contact:
Arja Kunnela, information specialist, Main library, tel. 040 771 7902  e-mail firstname.surname(a)jamk.fi

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.

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

E-books

Articles and databases in Health and Social studies

Melinda  (Union catalog of Finnish libraries)

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

Cinahl (Ebsco) Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password (Nursing, health care, physical therapy, occupational therapy)

Academic Search Elite (Ebsco) Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password (Health care, social studies and several humanistic and other sciences)

Elsevier Science Direct  Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password (e.g. archieve of Midwifery-journal)

ERIC (Ebsco) Available in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help|

Pubmed  (International articles in medicine and nursing)

Evidence-based information in Health and Social Studies

EBM Guidelines   Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password

Cochrane Library  Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password (Evidence-based medicine and nursing)
Webliography of resources

CRD  (Centre for Reviews and Dissemination produces and promotes the use of research based knowledge in health and social care)

Cinahl (Ebsco) Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password (Nursing, health care, physical therapy, occupational therapy)

PEDro   (Evidence-based physical therapy)

OTseeker  (Evidence-based occupational therapy)

The Campbell Library  (Systematic reviews in education, social welfare)

Social Care Online  (reviews and articles in social care)

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
OpenDOAR - Open access academic repositories from all aroud the world

Health and social studies books

Printed books in Health and Social Studies can be found in these bookshelves in Main library:

K                    Course books
364                
Welfare. Social policy + more spesific classes
61                   Medicine + more spesific classes


in Music Campus Library
:

37                   Social policy
59 
                  Medicine
59.5624         Music therapy

Link will get you to the Janet database where you can see if the book is available. Some books are also available as e-books.