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Library Services for Arcada Staff

Welcome to the Libguide for staff at Arcada UAS. Here you find information about the materials and services offered by the Arcada library.

Video Tutorials from the Library

Short Youtube tutorials for the Arcada library’s e-resources

What if I only find an abstract and would like to read the full article?

1. Check the details in the abstract of the article to find out when and in which journal the article has been published. Use Arcada Finna to see if the journal/article is available at the Arcada library. NB: Use the name of the journal as your search phrase. If you did not find the journal this way continue to step 2:

2. If you couldn't find the journal at Arcada you can see if it is available at any other university library (for instance the Helsinki University Library, the Diak library, the Hanken library etc).

Open Through you find the library catalogues of all Finnish Universities as well as most of the Finnish public libraries. Use the name of the journal as your search phrase. Limit your search to the format: journal. If the journal is found you can visit that university library and read the journal on site. You can also search directly in a specific library catalogue, for instance Diak Finna or Hanken School of Economics Finna.


Use a thesaurus to find the right key words for your information searches.

Library Skills Training

Learn more on the difference between Google and scholarly databases, what to keep in mind when starting your searches, get some good tips on search techniques and much more:

Book an Appointment

Do you need help to find information? Please, make a reservation for personal guidance in information retrieval from digital and printed resources. The session will last about one hour. Guidance can also be given online.