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Guide for international students at ÅAU: Journals and newspapers

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Scholarly journals

Scholarly journals keep you up-to-date with the latest research. Some journals are more prestigious and influential than others.
You can check e.g. in Julkaisufoorumi's publication forum how a journal is ranked (on a scale from 1 to 3).
Or check how often a journal's articles are cited
(their impact factor) in e.g. Journal Citation Reports.

If you cannot find an article in Alma...

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  • If the article is available at any other library in Turku, go there and read, copy or scan the article
  • If the article is available at The National Repository Library, order a copy through our interlibrary loan services free of charge

If none of the above options are available, order a copy of the article through our interlibrary loan services for a fee.

Students writing master's theses can order interlibrary loans for free, 
with this certificate (PDF) signed by their supervisor.

Information about Alternative access


Access current issues of daily newspapers from all over the world in Pressreader, e.g. The Guardian, The Independent, The Washington Post, and Le Monde.