SOCIAL SCIENCES


Sociology, social psychology, social work, social policy.

UEF PRIMO

UEF Primo is a search service for printed and electronic materials at the University of Eastern Finland Library, where you can also renew your loans, make reservations and save your own favourites. By default, searches are directed to all available materials, but you can select either the collections of the University of Eastern Finland Library (i.e. books and journals), international articles, or all electronic materials. 

Login with University of Eastern Finland username and password 

Log in to UEF Primo with your UEF username and password, it allows remote access to electronic materials. You can use electronic materials without a library card, but if you also want to borrow and request printed books, you will need a library card. 

LINKS TO THE MOST IMPORTANT DATABASES

Research methodology guides: Sage Research Methods Online

Encyclopedias, handbooks:

PUBLICATION ARCHIVES AND OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL DIRECTORIES

  • UEF researchers are recommended primarily to store their publications into the university’s own UEF-eRepository publication archive.
  • UEF Electronic Publications / Open UEF theses and other publications
  • Articles tracking / various services and tools to track open scientific publications on FinELib's website
  • DOAJ / directory of open access journals
  • Doria / publications of Finnish universities and offices/officials, National Library of Finland
  • Julkari / Finnish open publications archive of the administrative branch of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
  • SocArXiv / publication archive of the social sciences
  • SSRN / social science research networks e-library
  • Theseus / open theses and publications of Finnish universities of applied sciences, National Library of Finland

STUDY INFORMATION SKILLS

8020300 Information skills and sources in Social Sciences for International Students (course description and registration)

8022020 Research Information Retrieval and Management
- the course if for post-graduate students
- teacher responsible for this course: Kaisa Hartikainen

FURTHER INFORMATION

Information specialists and information skills teachers:

  

 

 

 

 

Information specialist
Tuula Rissanen
tel. +358 294 45  8299
tuula.rissanen[at]uef.fi

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

Information specialist
Laura Parikka
tel. +358 294 45 8256
laura.parikka[at]uef.fi

Ask For advice

Ask an Information Specialist: information.services[at]uef.fi

Book an appointment with an Information Specialist (max. 1 h free of charge)

Information retrieval request form (chargeable)

 

SEE also

How to find a journal impact factor (IF)
How to use RefWorks reference management sofware
How to use electronic resources remotely (outside UEF networks)
Why full text does not always open and what to do then
What are open access publishing and open science
Research support

 

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