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Mathematics, physics and astronomy: Articles/Databases

Work at home or on campus

You can access the e-resources via Subject guides or Oula-Finna. The library's e-resources are available to you 24/7.

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

Browse for more databases in Oula-Finna

Scientific search engines

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.

Accessing a journal article


Try searching for journal articles with the following useful tools:


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

Citation Alerts

Making a citation alert means that you will be automatically kept up-to-date when a certain article or a particular researcher has been cited.