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History and culture: Journals

Things to know

E-journals offer full-text articles. If only a citation found in a database, with link you can see whether the item is available electronically and link directly to the full-text. Some articles may be only available in print.


Search for journal titles in Oula-Finna

Books, journals, databases etc. tab in Oula-Finna contains information on printed and electronic journal titles available in the Oulu University Library. Search by journal title. This search doesn't target articles within the journals.


Search for articles on a specific topic

For databases for finding articles, see the interleafs International databases and Finnish databases.

You can also search for articles on a specific topic in Oula-Finna's E-resources tab.

Links to full-text articles

Link resolver (Linkityspalvelu)
Link resolver provides seamless access to electronic full-text content across all databases; for example External Link Iconor Check Oula-Finna for availability (opens in a new window) or Libkey link or BrowZine link.

Link delivers one-click access to full-text (PDF); for example in International e-material search in Oula-Finna.

BrowZine allows you to browse and search e-journals acquired by Oulu University Library. 

Once you've selected a subject area you can choose to sort journals by title or by their Scimago Journal Rank (SJR). SJR is an open access service that includes indicators developed based on data in the Scopus database for evaluating journals and countries. 

You can open the article as a PDF, and export citation to Mendeley in Export Citation.

Links to BrowZine  appear for example in International e-material search results in Oula-Finna as well as in other databases like Ebsco.

The BrowZine Account feature is not subscribed to Oulu University.

LibKey Nomad 
Browser extension gives you fast, one-click access to scholarly articles provided by University of Oulu.

In databases there is

  • Download PDF or a link to database where the full-text is
  • BrowZine link where you may bworse and search journals.
    For example in Scopus database:
Go from DOI or PMID to article in one-click.

  • DOI (digital object identifer) is a unique, persistent identifying number for a document published online. 
  • PMID is unique identifier number used in PubMed.

Alternative access to articles

When the article you are looking for is not available electronically in databases nor in print in the Oulu University Library collections:


How to identify a high-quality journal?

Some scientific journals in history

American Historical Review 
Annals of Science
British Journal for the History of Science
Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Business History
Comparative Studies in Society and History
Contemporary British History
Contemporary European History
Cultural History
Diplomatic History
Economic History 
Economic History Review
Ennen ja nyt: Historian tietosanomat 
European Journal for the History of Medicine and Health
Global Intellectual History
Hippokrates: Suomen lääketieteen historian vuosikirja
Historiallinen aikakauskirja
Historical Journal
Historische Zeitschrift
Historisk Tidskrift 
Historisk Tidskrift för Finland
History and Theory
History of European Ideas 
History of Political Thought
History of Science
Intellectual History Review
Journal of African History
Journal of Finnish Studies
Journal of Japanese Studies
Journal of Latin American Studies
Journal of Modern History
Journal of Southern African Studies
Journal of the History of Ideas
Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences
Journal of the Philosophy of History
Kasvatus & Aika
Medical History
Middle Eastern Studies
Modern Intellectual History
niin & näin 
Past and Present
Rethinking History
Revue Historique
Russian Studies in History
Scandinavian Journal of History
Science in Context
Slavic Studies: Kuopion Varastokirjastossa
Social and Cultural History
Social History
Social History of Medicine
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
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