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Materials Science: Journals

Guide for materials science and engineering students

Finding journals

If you are looking for a particular journal:

  1. Go to Andor's e-journal list
  2. Go to TuniLib and search with the journal title
  3. Contact the Library's acquisitions service

International e-journals

Go to Andor to find all e-journals  or browse them by subject.

Use TuniLib to save journals to your personal favorites.

Sample journals:

Nature Materials
Available online from 2002

JUFO level: 3

Materials Science & Engineering A
Available online from 1998
JUFO level: 2


Andor journal search

Search e-journals

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The library subscribes several printed journals and magazines, such as ACI materials journal, Pulp & Paper Canada, and Materials Transactions.. The latest volumes of these magazines are located in Hervanta.

All printed journals can be found in TuniLib.


The Library has an ongoing subscription to several Finnish newspapers and a few foreign newspapers (Frankfurter Allgemeine and The Financial Times). Foreign newspapers are available in Linna (city centre campus).

Read more about our newspaper collections from our website

How to evaluate journals?

Compare the Publication Forum (JUFO) levels - Browse the ratings 

The Publication Forum (Julkaisufoorumi, JUFO) is a qualitative classification of scientific journals, publication series and book publishers in all scientific fields. The rating has three levels: 1 = basic; 2 = leading; 3 = top. See the classification criteria.

Get acquainted with Impact Factors (IF) - Visit the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) database

Impact Factor (IF) is an average number of citations received by an article in a given journal. Journal Citation Reports (JCR) database includes IFs for 2 and 5 year periods. Read more about research evaluation.

Is the specific journal peer-reviewed? - See Ulrichsweb

Ulrichsweb Serials Directory includes information on more than 300,000 periodicals (also called serials). The icon of a referee's shirt  indicates that the journal is peer-reviewed.