Library

 

Since 2022 - new reader registration online
Log in with ID-card, Mobile-ID or Smart-ID – Register.
Select library: EBS raamatukogu

 

Library opening hours in summer:

 

27 June - 1 July
Library - 10.00-18.00
Reading room - 9.00-18.00

4 July - 24 July
Library and reading room are closed

 

From 25th July
Library - 10.00-16.00
Reading room - 9.00-18.00

 

Introduction

EBS Library is a special library, serving EBS students, lecturers, staff and the alumni of EBS. The collection is developed according to the needs of study programs and scientific directions in management, entrepreneurship, economics, marketing, finance, etc. On January 1st 2022 the library collection holds 8 490 items (34 350 copies) and 16 periodical titles. 51% of the collection is in English, 46% in Estonian, 2% in Russian and 1% in other languages.

 

New users are registered in online or in the library (I floor, room 162A). There is a special box for returned books in the Main Lobby of the building  where students can leave their books out of opening hours of library and reading room.

 

Reference books, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, textbooks, as well as periodicals can be used only in the reading room (II floor, room 234). Library services are provided on the basis of the library rules. Every year the library organises courses for the first year students to introduce them the library services, databases and other useful information.

 

On payment of a small fee the library also allows clients from outside EBS to borrow books, use the reading room, computers and the individual study room.

Results of library survey

In April 2022 EBS Library carried out a reader`s survey. The aim of the survey was to find out its readers' needs, in order to evaluate the services offered by the library and to get suggestions for development activities.

Services of EBS Library

  • Lending books
  • Local use of final theses
  • A reference and information service
  • One-hour personal guidance - individual consultation appointment with librarian on a specific topic, incl personal video consultation via Canvas Conference course
  • Use of databases
  • Use of the reading room
  • Use of computers
  • Printing, copying, scanning
  • User education

Paid services

Training of Information Literacy Skills

Personal video consultation via Canvas Conference in English and Estonian. 

For arranging an appointment send the e-mail to Elizabeth-Maria Siitam or Eda Pihu-Lainela.

 

On the first and second Tuesday of every month, EBS Library conducts orientation hours. Course „Training of information literacy skills“ is carried out for the students to introduce e-catalogue URRAM of EBS Library, databases ProQuest One Business , EBSCO and other information resources and methods of information retrieval on the Internet. Course duration is a 60 min lecture and practical test in the learning environment Canvas.

 

Next Courses in english    
WHEN WHERE WHAT TIME
11th October 2022 Room 231 15:45 - 17:15
8th November 2022 Room 231

15:45 - 17:15

13th December 2022 Room 231

15:45 - 17:15

 

 

 Registration:

E-mail: raamatukogu@ebs.ee

Phone: +372 665 1307

E-catalogue

E-catalogue of EBS Library - books available in EBS Library and reading room.
To find theses defended at EBS choose type - Manuscript. To find e-versions of final theses choose type - Online publication.
List of doctoral theses defended at EBS.
Final theses defended at Estonian Business School - user guide.

User guide - e-catalogue of EBS Library.

 

E-books:

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
E-books on business, economy, finance, management, etc in English. 

 

ProQuest One Business
E-books on business, economy, entrepreneurship, management, marketing in English.

 

OPIQ - platform of e-textbooks of the AVITA Publishing House. In Estonian.

 

 

Databases in EBS

ProQuest One Business
The database permits access to e-journals, e-books, conference materials on entrepreneurship, management, marketing. To find scientific journals limit results to Scholarly journals, incl peer-reviewed.
Access from outside EBS local network - configure the VPN according to the instruction Windows, Macbook.

User guide of ProQuest database

ProQuest tutorials, videos.

 

EBSCO databases
EBSCOhost Web databases contain e-journals, e-newspapers, e-books and e-dissertations on economy, social and humanitarian sciences. To find scientific journals limit results to Scholarly journals, incl peer-reviewed.
Access to EBSCO with MyEBS account.
User guide of EBSCO databases.

EBSCO tutorials, videos.

 

Academic Search Complete
Database contains over 12,500 e-journals, incl 8,500 peer-reviwed journals on psychology, sociology, politics, literature, music, etc and permits access to 13,200 publications, incl monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

 

Business Source Complete
Database contains over 2,300 e-journals, incl 1,100 peer-reviewed journals on entrepreneurship, marketing, management, accounting, finance etc. Enhanced Business Searching Interface - information about cited references, incl authors, articles, journals, etc.

 

eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
E-books on different topics: economics, management, entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, etc.
EBSCO database eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) - user guide.

 

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
ERIC
MasterFILE Premier
MEDLINE
Regional Business News
European Views of the Americas : 1493 to 1750
Green FILE
AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Teacher Reference Center

 

Google Scholar

Scholarly literature - publications, books, journals, articles, research. 

User guide of Google Scholar

 

Google Books
E-books, journals.
User guide.

 

ResearchGate
Scientific publications - articles, journals, etc. Free user account.

User guide.

 

Thomson Reuters Eikon
Thomson Reuters Eikon provides access to trusted news, data and analytics of various companies. Possibility to create tables and charts.
For getting password contact to raamatukogu@ebs.ee.

Support materials and training

 

National Library of Estonia Search Portal
The systematized retrieval system, incl databases, e-books, e-journals, etc. 
Sign in with ID-card or Mobile-ID.

 

Links to various research portals
Website of EBS Library – Subject Gateway – Research

Periodicals

The list of purchased newspapers and journals can be found HERE.

The periodicals can be read in the reading room of EBS Library (II floor, room 234).

New books

Overview of the new books in the library.

Subject Gateway

Subject Gateway permits access to different websites, databases, e-journals, reference materials, e-books, etc on the specific topics shown below. 

 

 

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Book exhibitions

Is green possible? (April - June 2022)

Book exhibition on green economy consist of various (e-)books, articles, websites, final theses available at EBS Library.

The list of book exhibition can be found HERE.

 

New trends in the economy (January - March 2022)

The year 2022 has been declared the year of libraries in Estonia. 

In view of the year of libraries and at the same time focusing on business education, we invite you to visit the exhibition.
The exhibition presents (e-)books, articles, websites, final theses on the changing topics of economy.

The list of books can be found HERE.

 

Online exhibition EBS 30 - history through alumni 
Series:  „Entrepreneurial alumni of EBS“, „Creative alumni of EBS“, „Teaching alumni of EBS“, „Publications of EBS through the ages“ 

Personal bibliographies of EBS lecturers

Bibliographies

Series "Personal bibliographies of EBS rectors"

Series "Personal bibliographies of EBS lecturers"

Series "Websites of EBS lecturers"

Useful links

  • Formatting of student papers in Estonian Business School: style guide. 2019. Tallinn : Estonian Business School.
  • Zotero
    Free open-source tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research.
  • See Video. After downloading Zotero also download EBS Style Guide program
  • ESTER
    Online catalogue of the Estonian libraries.
  • National Library of Estonia Search Portal
    The systematized retrieval system, incl e-books, e-journals, databases, catalogues of libraries, etc.
  • E-varamu
    The Estonian e-repository of digitized resources of the Estonian memory institutions, libraries, archives and museums. In Estonian, in English and Russian.
  • Finna.fi
    Portal provides free access to material from Finnish museums, libraries, archives. In Finnish, in Swedish and English.
  • Eesti Pank
    Bank of Estonia. In Estonian and English.
  • Suomen Pankki
    Bank of Finland. In Finnish, in English and Swedish.
  • Electronic Riigi Teataja
    Estonian legal acts, court juridical decisions, news, etc.  Translations in English and Russian.
  • FINLEX
    Finnish legal acts. In English, in Finnish and Swedish.
  • Statistics Estonia
    Statistical databases and publications. In English and Estonian.
  • Statistics Finland
    Statistical databases and publications. In English, in Finnish and Swedish.
  • Findicator
    Up-to-date information on key social indicators. In Finnish, in English and Swedish.
  • EUROSTAT
    The Statistical Office of European Communities. Statistics on the states of European Union. In English, in French and German.
  • Google Scholar
    Scholarly literature - publications, books, journals, articles, research. 
  • The World Factbook
    Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Background information on different countries, maps, flags and international organizations in the world.
  • MELINDA
    Union Catalogue of Finnish Libraries.
  • Libraries.fi 
    The gateway to all libraries in Finland. In English, in Finnish and Swedish.
  • Canvas
    E-learning environment.