Library

 

Rules for visiting the library that protect you and others (Covid19)

 

Borrowing books contactless service:

Write an e-mail raamatukogu@ebs.ee with the list of books or call +372 665 1307

You can get the books from the desk of ordered books, which is to the left of the front door entering the building, HERE
You can return the books to the box, which is to the left of the front door when entering the building, HERE

 

Introduction

Post address: A. Lauteri 3, 10114 Tallinn, Estonia

Phone numbers:
Phone: +372 665 1307 - Library
Phone: +372 665 1308 - Reading room

E-mailraamatukogu@ebs.ee

 

 

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 2021 the library collection holds 8 380 items (35 000 copies) and 30 periodical titles. 51% of the collection is in English, 46% in Estonian, 2% in Russian and 1% in other languages.

 

The e-catalogue of EBS Library is accessible through the Internet. We subscribe to business periodicals database ProQuest which permits access to 3,500 foreign periodicals’ full texts which contain articles on entrepreneurship, management, marketing and EBSCO databases which permits access to 21, 000 full texts on economics, social and humanitarian sciences. The databases are accessible also from outside the EBS local network, configuring the browser according to the instruction.

 

New users are registered in the library (I floor, room 162A). There is a special box for returned books near the library 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). 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.

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

For binding of final thesis please contact:

Office of Academic Affairs
Phone: +372 6651 325
E-mail: info@ebs.ee

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 elizabeth.siitam@ebs.ee or Eda Pihu eda.pihu@ebs.ee.

 

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 , 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
12th October 2021  Room 411 15:45 - 17:15
9th November 2021 Room 226

15:45 - 17:15

14th December 2021 Room 226

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.

 

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

 
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
Choose the databases eBook Collection and eBook Business Collection. E-books on management, entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, banking, etc in English. Access from outside EBS local network - configure the browser according to the instruction.

Access to EBSCO with MyEBS account.

EBSCO database eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) - user guide.

Databases in EBS

 

From 14th September to 31st October 2021

Free trial period of database ProQuest One Business.

 

User guide  to get access to databases outside EBS local network via VPN.
User guide for Macbook.

 

ProQuest
The business periodicals database permits access to 3,500 foreign periodicals and contains articles on entrepreneurship, management, marketing, etc of which 80 % are full texts. 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 and user guide for Macbook.

User guide of ProQuest database

Training videos of ProQuest database

 

EBSCO databases
EBSCOhost Web databases contain over 21,000 e-journals, e-newspapers and e-books, e-dissertations on economy, social and humanitarian sciences. 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 and user guide for Macbook.
Access to EBSCO with MyEBS account.
User guide of EBSCO databases

Training videos of EBSCO databases

 

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.
Access from outside EBS local network - user guide.

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

140 years since the birth of Ludwig von  Mises (August - December 2021)

On September 29, 2021, 140 years have passed since the birth of the Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises (29.09.1881-10.10.1973).
The exhibition presents books of and on his theories from the fund of EBS Library in English and Estonian.
List of the exhibition can be found HERE.

 

Estonian population - Estonia against the background of the 2021 census (May - June 2021)

Population and Housing Census 2021 in Estonia.
Online exhibition presents (e-)books, articles, websites, final theses on population, demography, censuses, etc in Estonian.
List of the exhibition can be found HERE.

 

Creative economy and creativity (March - April 2021)

The General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) declares the year 2021

as the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development.

Online exhibition presents e-books, articles, websites on creativity and creative economy.

List of the books of exhibition can be found HERE.

 

An insight to conscious decision-making (January - February 2021)

Online book exhibition presents e-books, articles, websites on decision process.

The list of the online book exhibition 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 acces 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.