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Help in information searching
Get help in seeking information on your subject.
Ask about the databases, e-books, articles or reference management.
It is important that you know how to find scientific information and how to evaluate it.
Where to look up?
A specific book or books on a specific subject:
Oula-Finna This link opens in a new window
All the printed and electronic resources available at Oulu University Library. When you log into Oula with your University of Oulu user ID (Haka Login), you have access to the electronic resources also from outside the University of Oulu Network. More info
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Journal articles on a specific topic:
- e.g. Ebsco and ProQuest databases, Scopus, Google Scholar.
A specific journal article:
Google Scholar This link opens in a new window
A web search engine for scientific information. When you log in with your University of Oulu user ID, you have access to the licensed electronic resources also from outside the University of Oulu Network. Google Scholar quick guide
Alternative access to articles
Tips on how to access a scholarly article when the organisation does not have a valid licence agreement for the journal.
A specific Finnish article or Finnish articles on a specific subject:
Using e-resources and off-campus access
Electronic resources marked with 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.