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.
TO COMPLETE THIS MODULE
  1. Register yourself to this module in WebOodi. Select one contact or online teaching session relevant to your discipline, please see below.
  2. Ensure that the basic techniques explained in Module 1 are familiar to you.
  3. Read the possible background material relevant to your discipline, please see below.
  4. Participate in the teaching session.
  5. Do the module assignment in Moodle (opens in new window).

The links below take you to a page with information about the most important databases, contact person etc.. You will find also the background material here.

BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES

Education (opens in new window)

Psychology (opens in new window)

Health sciences

Biomedicine (opens in new window)

Teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material in PDF: for viewing (opens in new window) (34 pages), for printing (opens in new window) (6 pages)

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

Teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health sciences (dentistry, ergonomics, exercise medicine, medicine, nursing science, public health)”

Watch and listen: PubMed Essentials – Interactive Quick Tours

What is in PubMed? 3 mins (opens in new window)
Find articles on a topic 1 min (opens in new window)
PubMed subject search 4 min (opens in new window)
Find articles by author 2 mins (opens in new window)
Find articles by journal 2 mins (opens in new window)
Get the full text for an article 2 mins (opens in new window)
Save searches and set e-mail alerts 2 mins (opens in new window)

In Finnish, see also

Opi hakemaan uudistuneesta PubMed-tietokannasta (opens in new window)
PubMed-viitteiden tallentaminen (opens in new window) (uusi käyttöliittymä)
Opi hakemaan PubMed/Medline-tietokannasta (opens in new window) (vanha käyttöliittymä, myös MeSH-haut)

Also watch and listen: Scopus videos

Searching with Scopus (opens in new window) (8:37)
Scopus advanced search (opens in new window) (3:07)

Nursing science (opens in new window)

Teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health sciences(dentistry, ergonomics, exercise medicine, medicine, nursing science, public health)”

Nutrition (opens in new window)

Teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material in PDF: for viewing (opens in new window) (34 pages), for printing (opens in new window) (6 pages)

Pharmacy, pharmacology, toxicology (opens in new window)

Teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material in PDF: for viewing (opens in new window) (34 pages), for printing (opens in new window) (6 pages)

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)

Teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material in PDF: for viewing (opens in new window) (34 pages), for printing (opens in new window) (6 pages)

Biology (opens in new window)

Chemistry (opens in new window)

Computer science (opens in new window)

Teaching session: either “J: Discipline-specific information retrieval: natural sciences and forestry” or “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material for medical computing students in PDF: for viewing (opens in new window) (34 pages), for printing (opens in new window) (6 pages)

Environmental sciences (opens in new window)

Teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material in PDF: for viewing (opens in new window) (34 pages), for printing (opens in new window) (6 pages)

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)

(8/2020)