Resources in Information Technology

by Eeva Marjatta Koponen last modified Jun 19, 2019 09:21 AM

Printed resources

Books, printed journals, theses and dissertations completed at JYU can be found in the Library's own collection database JYKDOK.
  • Basic book collections in information technology are housed in Mattilanniemi library (MK TIE) and Ylistönrinne library (YK Tietotekn). 
    Depository Collection (Fennica) is housed in closed stacks. Fennica includes books published in Finland and items from the collection can be requested for use in the reading room.
  • Course books are housed in Mattilanniemi library.
  • Graduate theses approved by the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems can be read at Mattilanniemi library. Theses approved by the department of Mathematical Information Technology are stored in the rooms of the department. Since autumn 2005 most of the theses have been made available in the Jyväskylä University Digital Archive JYX. Please see information on how to search for theses.

Electronic resources

You can access all the electronic resources through the library interface JYKDOK. If you are using electronic resources on a computer connected to the Jyväskylä University network, you have access rights to all the resources. From outside the network please login using the same username and password as when you log into your university email. More info about remote access.


Databases can be accessed through JYKDOK. The most important databases for information technology are

Electronic journals

Electronic full text journals available at Jyväskylä University can be accessed via JYKDOK. Search with the name of the journal and click the More options- or SFX -links to see which volumes are available.

If you need an article that is not available at Jyväskylä University in either electronic or printed form, you can usually get it through interlibrary loan.

Electronic books

Electronic books can be accessed via JYKDOK.

If you want to browse e-book collections, you can also access the collections through JYKDOK. Important e-book collections include:

  • IEEE Xplore - has a collection of e-books from Wiley-IEEE Press.
  • Ebrary - full-text books in multiple academic and general interest subject areas.
  • Ebsco eBook Collection - full-text books in multiple academic and general interest subject areas.
  • Lecture Notes in Computer Science - full-text access to publication series 'Lecture Notes in Computer Science'. - Mainly conference publications.

Reference Books

Dictionaries, Glossaries

  • MOT Dictionaries – a variety of high-quality dictionaries through one user interface. MOT features comprehensive general dictionaries, large dictionaries for technical and commercial terms, as well as a selection of specialist dictionaries.
  • Oxford English Dictionary
  • Tepa – a term bank compiled and maintained by the Finnish Terminology Centre TSK. It contains special language terms and their definitions which are displayed as multilingual terminological entries.
  • PressReader - provides access to international newspapers and magazines. Access to up to 90 days of back issues for each title.

Patents and Standards




Managing references - RefWorks

  • RefWorks is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows users to create their own personal database by uploading pdf-files or importing references from text files or online databases. The references can be used in writing papers and automatically formatting the bibliography for manuscripts. Registration needed.
  • Libguides


Other links


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