2. Module: Discipline-specific information retrieval

IN THIS MODULE YOU WILL

  • Familiarize yourself with the most important scholarly databases in your discipline.
  • Learn how to conduct systematic information searches in your discipline.
  • Learn how to set up current information alerting.

This module is 100% self-studying.

TO COMPLETE THIS MODULE

  1. Register yourself to this module in Peppi.
  2. Ensure that the basic techniques explained in Module 1 are familiar to you.
  3. Go through the study material of this module (see below)
  4. Do the module assignment in Moodle (opens in new window).

Read the pages:

Links to the information resources by discipline

The links below are not part of actual course material, but they take you to library home pages, where you can find the full list of databases and other resources, contact person etc. by disciplines.

Education (opens in new window)

Psychology (opens in new window)

Health sciences

Biomedicine (opens in new window)

Medicine, exercise medicine, public health, dentistry, ergonomics (opens in new window)

Nursing science (opens in new window)

Nutrition (opens in new window)

Pharmacy, pharmacology, toxicology (opens in new window)

Humanities and theology

Finnish language and cultural research (opens in new window)

Language and translation studies (opens in new window)

Theology (opens in new window)

Natural sciences

Applied physics (opens in new window)

Biology (opens in new window)

Chemistry (opens in new window)

Computer science (opens in new window)

Environmental sciences (opens in new window)

Forest sciences (opens in new window)

Mathematics (opens in new window)

Physics (opens in new window)

Social sciences

Business studies (opens in new window)

Geography and regional studies (opens in new window)

History (opens in new window)

Law (opens in new window)

Social  and health management (opens in new window)

Social sciences (opens in new window)

(7/2022)