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Business Guide: Journals

Printed journals

Information on printed journals can be found through Aalto-Primo search service.

Current year and a few previous volumes of journals are in reading room at Learning Centre´s 2nd floor.

  • Journals can not be loaned.
  • Journals are arranged alphabetically in three subject collection:
    • Business & Economics + Technology
    • Design and art
    • Architecture
  • Journals can be searched by title in the Aalto-Primo database.
  • Retention period is shown in the notes of the journal in the Aalto-Primo database


Business news

In addition to academic journals Learning Centre offers access to various business-related newspapers and news services. Printed newspapers are next to the cafe on the 1st floor.

Aalto user, report a problem with e-resources to the Learning Centre

Journal Search (Aalto-Primo)

Search journals from Aalto-Primo using journal title or ISSN number.

Aalto-Primo journal search

Aalto-Primo search service connects the printed and electronic information resources of Aalto University Learning Centre.
You can search journals by choosing journals as content type.

Tools for journal assessment

In order to find information on Impact Factor, SCImago Journal Rank etc., the following services are available:

Journal Impact Factor, IF

Journal Impact Factor indicates how often, in the average, a journal's published articles have been referenced during the previous two years by other journal articles during the year of calculation. Journal Citation Reports (JCR), maintained by Thomson Reuters, also provides other scientific journals' evaluation indicators.

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) Indicator

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) Indicator points out  the journals' visibility in the Scopus database. SCImago Journal & Country Rank is a free service for evaluating scientific publications. It may be used for searching scientific journals based on e.g. field of science.

Eigenfactor (EF)

When calculating a journal's Eigenfactor, references have different emphases depending on how high the EF value of the referencing journal has.  is provided as a free evaluation service.

Publication Forum classification

Publication Forum is a classification covering scientific journals and series of various disciplines. The classification includes three levels:  1 = baseline ;  2 = leading level ; 3 = highest level.  Publication Forum is a project carried out by the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies aiming to assess the publication activity as to its' amount and its' quality, as well.

FT Research Rank

Financial Times FT Research Rank provides a list including 50 economics journals. The list is utilized for business schools' ranking(s).