BrowZine – browse scholarly journals across the disciplines

Kuvituskuva: BrowZineBrowzine brings all Helsinki University Library´s scholarly journal content together and allows you to access and browse e-journals in one interface.

Create a personal bookshelf

BrowZine makes it easy to build your customized bookshelf of favorite journals. To your bookshelf you can add articles from your preferred journals. You can also receive alerts when new articles become available and share article links with others by email, Twitter or bibliographic management systems.

BrowZine is also available for iOS and Android mobile devices. You can read your articles with remote access or download and save them to your device, when the articles can be accessed offline.

Read more on BrowZine on the library website



New ebooks from Wageningen and Cabi to Viikkis disciplines

The collections include agriculture, animal and veterinary sciences, human, food and
nutrition sciences, plant sciences, environmental sciences, leisure and tourism.

Current topics such as food safety, animal health and welfare, environmental issues provide interesting reading to experts as well as anyone interested in agriculture, plants, nutrition or animal and food ethics.

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More e-books for Russian and Eastern European Studies

Plenty of new e-books have been added to the e-book collection of the Library to support multidisciplinary research of Russia and Eastern Europe. The e-books have been purchased from the leading publishers in social sciences and humanities:

You can find these e-books in Helka database and use them in the University of Helsinki network. The purchase has been financed with support from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Helsinki.


Guide for the use of e-books helps you with questions:

Updated Historical Statistics of the United States on trial until 30 Sept


Historical Statistics of the United States has long been the standard source for the quantitative facts of American history. Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field.

The fully searchable and downloadable electronic edition will permit users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest. The data are readily available for charting, or statistical analysis.









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CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics – enhanced web version is now available

chemNew to this enhanced web version of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics are:

New Tables

  •     Surface Active Chemicals
  •     Nanomaterial Safety Guidelines

New Features

  • Graph search results and data tables with a wide choice of formats
  • Access the handbook from any device – mobile device, tablets, laptops and desktops
  • Bookmark individual pages
  • Create individual workspace allowing users to save searches and customize the chemical search screen
  • Gain access to archived PDF versions of earlier editions (back to the 84th edition)
  • Search 27 property fields such as autoignition temperature, density, molecular weight, surface tension, vapor pressure and much more

Improved Features:

  • Print search results and export to HTML, CSV and XLS formats
  • Export chemical structures and images
  • Display chemical structures in a variety of formats
  • Browsable indexes help to verify spelling and physical properties

New Interactive feature:

New View Chemical Entry – allow users to see all core chemical properties about a chemical, and links to all tables in the handbook containing that chemical


Mobilizing East Asia Online on trial until Sept 13

Mobilizing East Asia Online offers a carefully selected and tightly organized range of essential English-language newspapers, magazines and pamphlets following the descent into war in East and South-East Asia from the turn of the twentieth century to the 1950s.

The Collection offers access to unique primary source material which can be used to pursue research topics in modern history, Asian studies, politics and war studies.

British Library Newspapers on trial until Aug 31

The most comprehensive range of regional and local newspapers in Britain between the mid eighteenth and mid twentieth centuries ever made available in a digital collection, the collections within the British Library Newspapers series provide a range of publications to reflect the social, political and cultural events of the times.

The series is composed of five collections:

  • British Library Newspapers, Part I: 1800-1900
  • British Library Newspapers, Part II: 1800-1900
  • British Library Newspapers, Part III: 1741-1950
  • British Library Newspapers, Part IV: 1732-1950
  • British Library Newspapers, Part V: 1746-1950

More information:

SAGE Research Methods – new platform

A better SAGE Research Methods experience is here. The new platform has an improved search capability and overall usability. It will work equally well on desktop, tablet and mobile devices. Access to the current platform will end 28th July 2016.

Benefits of the new platform include:

  • A unified platform for text and video content, providing users with a multimedia research experience
  • Improved discoverability of content, both from within the platform and from external sources
  • The Methods Map has been improved, allowing users to explore method concepts with greater ease.
  • The browse options have been enhanced to align with user needs – allowing browse by discipline, content type, and method topic.

Personal Profiles, Method Lists and Saved Searches:

  • Staff and students personal profiles will be migrated across to the new site. When you first visit the new site, click ‘Profile’ in the top right hand corner of the page, and click ‘Reset your password’. Follow the instructions to reset your password. Once this is done you will be able to login.
  • All My Method lists will be migrated across to the new site. They will now be called Reading Lists, but will contain all the content they contained on the current site.
  • Saved Searches will not be available on the new site. The new site performs searches in a different manner to the current site. This means that saved searches cannot be migrated.