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Service Design: Databases and journals

Using E-resources

You can use the licensed e-resources within Novia's network and via remote access. Students and staff access the e-resources remotely via Finna of LibGuides by logging in with the Novia-username.

Key databases

Don't forget that you also have access to databases at Turku university of applied sciences with your TUAS username and password. More information on their library page

Newspapers online


PressReaderin magazines


PressReader - International Newspapers and Magazines

Newspaperss and magazines from over 90 countries. Available in the Novia network and with login for remote access.

ePress - Finnish Newspapers

Helsingin sanomat, Åbo Underättelser, Turun sanomat, Hufvudstadsbladet and more. Available in the Novia network (no remote access). 3 simultaneous users.

Different types of databases

Full-text databases include full-text of the material, as well as references

Reference databases include references to articles, but not necessarily the articles themselves, which often must be retrieved elsewhere

Citation databases include information on citations between articles: who has cited what and how many citations have accumulated

Please note that most databases are combinations of these types. Some of the articles in the database can be read in full-text, some are available only as abstracts.

E-journals within Service Design

Open access journal covering different fields of design.

Fulltext in Emerald 1990-2014. New journal title from 2015 : Journal of Service theory and Practice.

Printed journals for Service Design


A journal published by Service Design Network. Contents on the web page, journals can be read in the Library in the printed format.

Harvard Business Review

Harvard Business Review is one of the leading professional business journals in the world. Available in Åbo Akademi library - ASA-library as well as and in TUAS library.

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