Earth Sciences, Geomatics and Planning


Electronic Encyclopedias

SAGE Knowledge:
> Encyclopedia of Urban Studies
> Handbook of Urban Studies
> Handbook of Cultural Geography

Fulltext databases

In databases you can search for articles on a subject in many journals at the same time.


Digital maps

Reference databases

Covers journals from several publishers.
Contains primarily references and abstracts but have links to fulltext databases.

Subject specific


  • EJS e-journals
    References and abstracts to articles in journals in every subject.
  • ISI Web of Science
    References and abstracts to journal articles and conference papers on many subjects. Links to citing articles and a function for searching cited author and/or cited document.
  • Scopus
    A new alternative to ISI Web of Science covering more journals and conference series.

Search Engines

Some search tools dedicated to searching for scholarly documents on the web.

  • Google Scholar
    Indexes free web resources and many commercial publishers' journal archives as well. Links to citing articles.
  • OAIster
    Indexes about 2000 public e-print archives with 50 million documents on every subject.
  • Scirus
    Indexes free web resources and some publishers' journal archives.

Journal list

  • Use the journal list to browse specific journals or to find articles you already know about.
    The Library's journal list
    Covers 700 printed journals and about 15.000 electronic journals with links to different fulltext databases.

What is a scholarly journal article?

Published by: Elisabeth Jansson Page responsible: Jenny Ericsson Updated: 2017-10-19
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