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LAB - Information Retrieval Toolkit

Database search

When you want to access a database directly, use the database search in the LAB Primo's top menu. You can search for a database by name or you can browse all the databases by clicking LAB in the menu on the left. 

LAB Primo database search


LAB Primo searches for books and articles from several different databases. Unfortunately articles from some databases (especially EBSCO) are not available via Primo, so it is worth doing searches directly in the databases as well. You'll find the most suitable databases for your study field from the following guides: 

Check these!

Where and what?   Print materials E-books  E-articles * Databases Theses
LAB Primo X X x X Theses written for LAB & LUT 
EBSCO databases   X X    
Google Scholar     X   X
Theseus    Publications by Universities of Applied Sciences     X**
Finna         X

* Finnish articles are not included in the LAB Primo search. You can find articles in Finnish for example in the following databases:  Alma Talent ammattilaismediat, Medic and Elektra.  

** Theses written for Universities of Applied Science's only