New databases and changes in databases for 2017

Tampere University Library has acquired several new databases for year 2017. In some databases user interface or vendor has changed. You will find Information about new acquisitions and changes in databases here.

New Databases:

Altmetric Explorer

Explorer for Institutions is an intuitive platform that enables you to monitor the online activity surrounding academic research.

You can register for University of Tampere Altmetric EFI training session on Thursday Jan 26, 2017 12:00 AM  at:

ProQuest Social Sciences Premium Collection

Collection provides access to databases covering the international literature in the social sciences, including politics, sociology, social services, anthropology, criminology, information studies, linguistics and education.  Social Sciences Premium Collection includes the following databases:

Criminal Justice Database


Education Database

Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) 

Library and information Science Abstracts (LISA)

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (WPSA)

PAIS Index

Political Science Database

Sociology Database

Sociological Abstracts

Social Services Abstracts

Applied Social Science Index & Abstracts (ASSIA)

International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)        

Social Science Database

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts (NCJRS Abstracts)

Library Science Database 

Linguistics Database

Policy File Index  


Web of Science:

Includes now also Journal and Highly Cited Data, which covers Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators -resources.

At the end of last year we acquired also following new databases:

Academic Video Online See description of the database

Illustrated London News  See description of the database


One of the world’s largest statistics, market data and research platforms with access to more than 1,5 million data on 80,000 topics. The platform professionally gathers and compiles content from more than 18,000 sources sources worldwide (300-500 new data are uploaded daily. You can download statistics and insert them into presentation

Platform has been changed in these databases:

MLA:  has changed to ProQuest platform

PsycArticles: has changed to Ovid platform

PsycInfohas changed to Ovid platform

Platform has been upgraded in these databases:

Sage Journals Online

Collection has 200 new journals, all together about 850 journals.


MathScinet Read about new upgrades:

You will find the databases in Databases and in Andor library collection

More information:


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