If you are interested in technology and logistics, then this guide is for you. We have compiled a selection of online resources to help you in information retrieval, study, and research. More resources in the Janet database and in the nationwide Finna.fi search service.

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Cannot find what you are looking for? Please, contact Riitta Ruuska.

 

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, 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 and Databases

ProQuest Central multidisciplinary research database Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help|
 Includes: ABI/NFORM, Ebook Central
List of ProQuest Central databases (pdf) 

Business Source Elite (Ebsco) Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help|
IEEE Xplore Digital Library  Toimii JAMKin verkossa tai JAMK-tunnuksilla  |Help
Emerald Insight (Emerald) Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help|
Sage Journals Premier 2021 Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help| NEW!
Science Direct (Elsevier) Accessible in the JAMK network or off-campus with a JAMK user name and password |Help|
DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals

E-books and online learning environments

 

Statistics

Statista - market and consumer data portal |Help|
Eurostat the statistical office of the European Union
Research.fi Finnish science and innovation activities (under development)
Statistics Finland national statistics authority
Statistics by The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries
Statistics by The Finnish Forest Industries

Company and market information

 

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
HELDA - Digital Repository of the University of Helsinki
JYX - Jyväskylä University Digital Repository
UEF eRepo - 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 
OATD
- Open Access Thesis and Dissertations
ProQuest Open Access Dissertations and Theses 
CORE - world's open access research papers (e.g. theses and dissertations)
BASE - Bielefeld Academic Search Engine

 

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.