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Electronic resources and use of artificial intelligence tools


The European Commission has published guidelines on the responsible use of artificial intelligence in research. University of Turku policy on AI as part of the research encourages the use of AI applications in both research and related processes. Agreements for licensed resources acquired by the library have also gradually begun to include AI clauses, which impose their own restrictions on the use of AI tools. 

Beautiful books – books about beauty! Explore the library’s display exhibitions


What is beauty and what makes a book beautiful? This spring, you'll find selected works from the library collections on display in the exhibition cases of all library units. The exhibitions showcase beauty from different perspectives - from intellectually and visually beautiful works to those awarded for their beauty. Do you agree? Stop by the library units, take a look at the cases, and explore what the library collections have to offer!

New open access publishing agreements for medicine


The library has signed two new open access publishing agreements for the University of Turku with publishers of medical journals. In addition, the agreement from last year with the Radiological Society of North America, allowing for publishing in the publisher's four journals, has been extended until the end of 2024. The agreements provide authors with the opportunity for free open access publishing. 

Artstor moves to JSTOR platform


Artstor is a database of over 2 million images from museums, archives, scholars and artists. The purpose of its use is teaching and research and it provides tools for watching, mastering and presenting images. In 2024 Artstor will move to JSTOR platform.

Open Access publishing when negotiations with publishers on new agreements are under way


The FinELib Consortium for acquisition of e-resources is still in the middle of negotiations with several publishers of scientific journals. Apart from the journals of the ACS, users can so far read the newest journals of these publishers although the new agreements are not finished yet. During the negotiations, open access publishing varies by publisher.

Explore the Education Source Ultimate database


Education Source Ultimate is a comprehensive full-text database of educational articles designed for students, researchers, professionals, and decision-makers in the field of education. The coverage of educational research extends to all levels of education and includes specialized areas within education, ranging from education assessment and ethics to education technology, literacy, research methodology, and much more.