SAMK Library has purchased several international online search services and collections of e-books and e-journals for students and staff.
On this page you'll find links to these services and also free high quality online resources.
- Ebook Central
- Dawsonera e-books
- Ellibs Library [instructions]
- DOAB Directory of Open Access Books
- Google Books
Journals and articles
Theses and reference management
- Theseus.fi – the theses and publications of the Universities of Applied Sciences in Finland
- BASE – Bielefeld Academic Search Engine
- Open Access Theses and Dissertations OATD
- Finna.fi – Finnish university libraries. Tip: After your search, narrow the search results by content type thesis.
- Melinda – Union catalogue of Finnish libraries
Dictionaries and thesauri
Legislation, standards and statistics
INFOpoint, the library's "book a librarian" service is for SAMK students who need for example information for their theses. INFOpoint offers personal assistance for students through appointments. Read more.
SAMK students and staff can access databases, electronic journals and e-books outside the SAMK network. The databases and other resources have been collected on this website. Some of the resources are freely accessible. The access to most databases (licensed by SAMK) is being locked until you have logged in with your SAMK ID.
For off-campus access login by clicking on the database link on Finna website. Log in with SAMK username and password, if needed.
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