1. Getting versed in the literature
    Study the principles of scientific communication by reading the following text:

    Free at Last: The Future of Peer-Reviewed Journals" is an article about scientific writing in the Web. It was published in the journal D-Lib Magazine. Finnish Advisory Board on Research Integrity published guidelines in 2012 on Responsible conduct of research and procedures for handling allegations of misconduct in Finland.

  2. Studying primary and secondary literature on the net
    After having read the articles above acquaint yourself with new information sources on the campus network with the aid of Nelli search portal. Study and compare different products/services. Which electronic information sources are the most important within your field? Halutaanko tähän palautettavaksi vastaus, vai ei?

  3. Google Scholar
    Google Scholar,, is Google's search engine specialiced in searching for scholarly information. When using Google Scholar at the campus you can automatically see direct links from search results to electronic full text articles providing that they are accessible at Aalto University.

Other reading hints and links

You may use Aalto University library's Guide to Information Retrieval

Scopus and Journal Citation Reports databases as sources of information. Who within the scientific community has cited whose works? What is the impact factor of a publication? Try it!

See: Guides for information searching and writing (linkki!)

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