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Open Training Courses

This page contains descriptions of the regularly repeated courses that are open to all.

You can find the scheduled courses and one-time courses in the university event calendar. There are more courses available on the Finnish pages.

Information Seeking Workshop
  • Introduction to the Information Resources at the University of Helsinki
  • The workshop is in English and Finnish
  • Come and ask about library services and the usage of information services. You can ask, for example
    • How can I use the electronic resources in the University?
    • What subject services are available and where can I find them?
    • What is reference management software?
  • No preregistration is needed.
  • If you have a laptop, bring it along!
  • The workshop is held once a week during terms.
RefWorks Reference Management Software
  • The course suits well needs of students starting their Bachelor's or Master's seminar.
  • Import references from reference databases and electronic journals
  • Create own personal database
  • Use references in writing papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography.
Information resources in Life Sciences
  • Review of basic information retrieval methods.
  • International databases and ebooks used in the fields represented at the Viikki Campus with a focus on those used by the course participants, such as Scopus, Web of Science, Medline, CAB or ProQuest
  • For students working on their theses or for other users (including researchers) who need to update their basic information retrieval skills
Courses on medical databases