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Economic Sciences and Business Studies: Home

Using e-resources and off-campus access

Electronic resources marked with etäkäyttö are available

  • via off-campus access: click on the database link and log in with your University of Oulu user ID (Haka Login),
  • in Oulu University network. See OpenVPN, Eduroam.

Some databases are freely accessible online.

Reference Management


Reference management software enables you to
- create your personal database
- share references 
- create a bibliography
- create in-text-citations  


Freely available reference management software: Mendeley, JabRef (with BibTeX), Zotero.


In these pages you can find materials and tools in your own subject. For instance using key databases will make it easier to find articles, books, journals and theses.

If you have any questions or comments concerning these pages, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the Information Service in the Pegasus Library.

Help in information searching

Get help in seeking information on your subject.
Ask about the databases, e-books, articles or reference management.
Email:  informationservice(at)

Information retrieval

It is important that you know how to find scientific information and how to evaluate it.

Business school's own databases

Thomson Reuters Eikon

is a financial data platform which includes data on financial markets, companies' (especially listed companies') financial data, financial news, macro data etc.

Includes for example Datastream, Worldscope, , I/B/E/S, Asset4, SDC Platinum databases.

Access for master's students in accounting, finance and economics only. The Eikon database is on a computer located in the Pegasus Library's text book collection.

Details about password to log in the computer and how to access data from Thomson Reuters is available on Moodle course Master’s Thesis Process in OBS in finding data for research section.
Students can get enrolled in the course by asking their supervisor or from Moodle course co-ordinator Kaisa Pihlaja.

Further information: Jari Koskela (