English Language and Linguistics:
The E-books on the English Language and Linguistics found at the Helsinki University Library are catalogued in the Helka database, but you can also browse and search them via BookNavigator.
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The E-books offered by Helsinki University Library can be browsed and accessed either via the Helka database or via the BookNavigator.
The Past Masters Database Includes:
Dictionaries offered by the Helsinki University Library (purchased)
Free Monolingual Dictionaries of English:
- More Dictionaries related to English on the Linguist's List
Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO):
Oxford Handbooks Online is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks areas across many different subject areas. One of the most prestigious and successful strands of Oxford’s scholarly publishing, the Handbook series contains in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field.
Oxford Reference Online (ORO):
Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas, bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias.
Literature Online (LION):
Open Book Publishers, founded in 2008, is already the biggest independent open access academic publisher of monographs in the UK and amongst the leaders in the English-speaking world. We are a not-for-profit Social Enterprise run by academics who are committed to making high-quality and prize-winning research available to all, and we are now the hub of choice for a rapidly increasing international network of scholars who believe that it is time for academic publishing to become fairer, faster and more accessible.
(VARIENG) at the University of Helsinki:
Knowledge Unlatched (KU):
Through Knowledge Unlatched Project you can access the following e-books:
Verse and Transmutation - A Corpus of Middle English Alchemical Poetry
The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction - Histories, Origins, Theories
Making and Unmaking in Early Modern English Drama - Spectators, Aesthetics and Incompletion
Helda Open Books (HOB):
HOB Collection presents a high quality selection of open monographs and edited books by researchers at the University of Helsinki. Books in this collections receive a DOI identifier increasing their international visibility. In addition, they are published under a Creative Commons license.
If you need a book or an article not found at the University of Helsinki, you can ask Helsinki University Library to order it for you as an interlibrary loan.
Alternatively, as a member of University of Helsinki community you can suggest new books for the library's collections and make an acquisition proposal.
The Book Citation Index in Web of Science Core Collection is a bibliographic database that includes the published scholarly literature of book chapters and books.
Digital E-theses of English Philology submitted after 2015 (Englantilainen filologia - English Philology)
Ethos EThOS is the UK’s national thesis service which aims to maximise the visibility and availability of the UK’s doctoral research theses.
English Fiction can be found on floor K3 under the ground level (access only by elevator). On the Helka database, the Call Numbers for these are:
Hc K3 Kaunokirjallisuus 12 D 1 (British and Irish fiction)
Hc K3 Kaunokirjallisuus 12 D 2 (North American Fiction)
Hc K3 Kaunokirjallisuus 12 D 3 (Fiction written in English in other countries i. e. in Australia, Africa, Asia)