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Biology: Articles/Databases

Work at home or on campus

You can access the e-resources via links in Subject guides or Oula-Finna.

On campuses, you can access e-materials by logging in to the university's online workstations or to the wireless Eduroam network with your Uni of Oulu username. Outside of campuses, you can access the university network using the VPN service or remote desktop.

E-materials can also be used from outside the university network as a remote user. Access via Oula-Finna or -pages.

Key databases

Full-text availability of an article or a book

Database references are usually accompanied by a full text link. You can also try the following to find the full text of an article or book:

Help in information searching

The information service provides guidance on information retrieval, the use of databases, e-books and articles, and reference management. Guidance is free of charge for the staff and students of the Oulu University.

email: informationservice (at)

Chat service Mon - Fri 9 am - 4 pm

Email: informationservice (at)

Phone: 0294 483504

Finding search terms

Use the tools listed below to find terminology related to your subject area. More about finding search terms in  Finding scientific information

ChatGPT, Copilot, and similar AI tools can help you find good keywords for your search. Please note, however, that they do not replace the need to familiarise oneself with the terminology used by researchers and experts in the field, see AI tools in information searching: GenAI – ChatGPT, Copilot

Reference Management

Store your references with a reference manager. You can use the reference manager to:

Reference management software enables you to:

  • Create your personal reference database
  • Share references 
  • Create a bibliography
  • Create in-text-citations
  • Format citations and bibliography according to different citation styles

Reference management applications