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Information seeking guide for the students of Business Management

Browse articles and journals


Sometimes it may be easier to find information from journals. At first the new ideas and innovations are usually presented in journals. That's why it is wice to teach yourself to read your own professional magazines.

Articles can be found both in paper and electronic format. In Centria Library there are some subscribed paper journals, which can be borrowed, but most of them are published online and can be browsed and searched via databases. For printed journals, be sure to check Centria-Finna.

International journal & article databases

Abi Inform database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.



Academic Search Elite  provides full text articles about management, marketing, business and finance, economy, religion and theology and sports.




Emerald  is a global publisher linking research and practice to the benefit of society. The company manages a portfolio of over 2,500 peer-reviewed books and nearly 300 journals about information & knowledge management, information science, engineering, marketing, etc.

Sage Journals provides full text access to 600 journals, beginning from 1999. Subject areas include Health Sciences, Humanities, Business and Management, Science, Education and Engineering.

Science Direct is a full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from nearly 2,500 journals and more than 30,000 books. You can search in different categorius, f.g.  Business, Management and Accounting, Economics, Econometrics and Finance.


Open access databases and journals

DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access research journals, periodicals and their articles' metadata. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use an appropriate quality control system and is not limited to particular languages or subject areas. All data is freely available. How to search in DOAJ

Finnish Business Review

IET Journals

Nordic Journal of Business is in a electronic form as a peer-reviewed open access journal. 

Scientific Journals International

SpringerOpen includes Springer’s portfolio of 200+ peer-reviewed fully open access journals across all areas of science.