UEF Primo (library’s printed and electronic resources. You can also renew your loans, place holds and requests and save your favourites)


The databases and other resources in biology

Agris  Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 1974

Animal Behavior Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1982

Aqualine  ProQuest, USA 1960                                                                                               

Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) 1: Biological Sciences & Living Resources  ProQuest, USA 1971

Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) 3: Aquatic Pollution & Environmental Quality  ProQuest, USA 1990

Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) Aquaculture Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1984

Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) Marine Biotechnology Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1989

Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR)  The Carnegie Institution for Science Department of Plant Biology, USA

ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)  ProQuest, USA 1971

Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B)  ProQuest, USA 1982

Biological Science Collection  ProQuest, USA 1982

BioMed Central  BioMed Central

CAB Abstracts (OVID)  CABI 1973

Calcium and Calcified Tissue Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1982

Chemoreception Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1982

Ebook Central  ProQuest

EBSCO eBook Collection 

EBSCOhost Academic Search Premier  EBSCO                                           

Ecology Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1982

Electronic Journals Library  University Library of Regensburg

Elsevier Books on ScienceDirect  Elsevier

Encyclopædia Britannica  Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc

Entomology Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1981

Environmental Science and Pollution Management  ProQuest, USA 1967

Genetics Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1982

Immunology Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1982

Incites Essential Science Indicators ESI  Thomson Reuters

Industrial and Applied Microbiology Abstracts (Microbiology A)  ProQuest, USA 1982

JSTOR Arts & Sciences I Collection  JSTOR


Neurosciences Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1982

Nucleic Acids Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1982

Oceanic Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1981

Oncogenes and Growth Factors Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1989

Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection  Oxford University Press

Oxford Scholarship Online - Biology Collection 2009-2010  Oxford University Press 2009

Plant Science  ProQuest, USA 1994

Pollution Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1981

Risk Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1990

SAGE Research Methods  SAGE Publications

Science  American Association for the Advancement of Science et al.

Science Citation Index (ISI) - Web of Science  Clarivate Analytics et al. 1975

ScienceDirect  Elsevier 1995

Scopus  Elsevier B.V

Springer Biomedicine and Life Sciences e-books 2011-2016 collection  Springer-Verlag 2011

SpringerLink  Springer-Verlag 1995

Sustainability Science Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1995

Taylor & Francis eBooks  Taylor & Francis et al.

Toxicology Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1981

TOXLINE  ProQuest, USA 1996

Water Resources Abstracts  ProQuest, USA 1967

Wiley Online Library  John Wiley & sons 1997


E-journals of biology



8020270 Information skills and sources in Science and Forestry for International Students (Joensuu campus)
 - this course is primarily meant for students in Master's Degree Programmes and is organised once a year, on autumn term
 - teacher responsible for this course: Laura Parikka

8022020 Research Information Retrieval and Management
- the course if for post-graduate students
- teacher responsible for this course: Kaisa Hartikainen


We help you at the customer services desk in the library. Also you can contact the discipline-specific information specialist; see contact information above.

Information specialist:


Information specialists and information skills teachers:






Information specialist
Merja Kauppinen
tel. +358 294 45 8152


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SEE also

UEF Primo - Frequently asked questions
How to find a journal impact factor (IF)
How to use RefWorks reference management sofware
How to use electronic resources remotely (outside UEF networks)
Research support



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