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E-resources Help: Theseus

How to search in Theseus

Browse the content in Theseus

You can browse the content in Theseus by collection, title, author, publication date or subject. Links to different browsing options can be found in Theseus home page.

Search materials

To search materials type your search term in the search box in Theseus home page. Search covers all collections and materials (thesis and UAS publications) by default. After you have performed a search you can narrow the search result (Show Advanced Filters).

Use filters to narrow your search result to include e.g. only master's thesis: select Level of the thesis and type YAMK. Click the + button to add fields. Click Apply.

Search tips

  • Boolean operators AND, OR and NOT (capitals) can be used when searching in Theseus. Use brackets for more complex searches. Example: (operation OR hospital) NOT patient. This search listsall items that include words operation and hospital, but not the word patient. Please read more about Boolean operators in Guide to Information Seeking > Retrieval techniques.
  • Use a question mark (?) to replace one character and an asterisk (*) to replace a string of characters. E.g. r?d > red, rot etc. and r*d > raid, realised, etc.


The theses and publications of the Universities of Applied Sciences on the Internet.


Contains theses published by universities of applied sciences in Finland, see instructions.

Accessibility of e-resources

The guide to accessibility of e-resources provides information on e-accessibility features, e.g. listening to e-books and e-articles.

Additional instructions

Do you need help? 

Contact the Turku UAS Library with an online form or by email

We are happy to help you!