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Information Seeking Guide for Students of Nursing


IllustrationWritten publications, such as books, research reports and journal articles are the most important things to start your information retrieval. Books are published both in printed and electronic form.
In the library online catalogues, such as Centria-Finna and you are able to browse lists of printed books, and you can also find links to Open Access e-books, theses and dissertations.

E-books can be accessed by PC, laptop or mobile device. Some of the e-books require you to be logged  on to Centria's network.

E-books offered by Centria-library

Illsutration  E-books from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas. How to use Ebook Central

  Multidisciplinary e-book service. For example, e-books that were previously available on Dawsonera are available in this service. Guidance videos here!

Ellibs logo and a hyperlink to the service  E-books from various fields to read. Materials are mostly in Finnish, but some are in English. Log in to the service using the Haka-login of Centria University of Applied Sciences. Ellibs instructions here!

Open Acces e-books

OAPEN Library logo and a hyperlink to the service contains freely accessible academic books, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences, but it also has sections for technology and engineering. All material in Oapen Library is open access.

 is the world's largest multidisciplinary publisher of open access books covering the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine. The main subject area covered by InTech publications is currently Engineering, followed by Health Sciences, Life Sciences and Social Sciences and Humanities

includes over 200 fully open access books and journals across all areas of science. All journals and books are high-level peer reviewed and made freely and permanently available online immediately upon publication. Explore the journals by subject