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Technology: Articles, journals and databases

How to find good search terms?

Mind map for search term internal communication

  • Think of alternative concepts and notions for your topic. Don't forget synonyms and acronyms. 
  • Check subject headings / keywords from the sources you've already located and use those as search terms
  • Check out guide to information retrieval for additional tips

Licenced databases

Licensed databases are protected by paywalls and available only to authenticated users. The academic library subscribes to several databases that you can use. To gain access to the licensed material please remember to sign in via LAB Primo using you LAB University of Applied Sciences account. 

Open Access

In addition to licenced databases, you can find reliable sources from Open Access databases. 

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is Google's academic version. Via Google Scholar, you'll find both licensed and open access content. When an article is behind paywall, you can search for it in LAB Primo to see if it is available via our subscription. 

Google Scholar Search

Something missing?

Couldn't find the book or the article you were looking for? You can either suggest new material by filling in the acquisitions proposal form or leave an interlibrary loan request using this online interlibrary loan request form.