Information Seeking Courses during the Spring Term

Do you want new ideas on how to find sources for your thesis? Would you like to learn to use a reference management tool?

Information seeking and management for thesis writers

This online course is designed for students about to start working on their bachelor's or master's thesis. Participate in this online course whenever and wherever it fits into your schedule. The course area is in Moodle, and the course is open until the end of the academic year. Students at the University of Helsinki register for the course in Sisu with the code LIB-200. See more information on the course

Link to the course page: Information Seeking and Management for Thesis Writers 

Upcoming courses

The Helsinki University Library regularly organizes courses on information seeking and reference management. Most of the courses are in Finnish but some courses are in English or Swedish as well. Students and staff at the University of Helsinki may participate in courses free of charge. The courses can be taken free of charge by all students of the University of Helsinki, including students with the JOO flexible study right and Open University students. 

You can register for the upcoming courses via an online form. You can see the times in the dropdown menu of the e-form under Ilmoittautuminen / Anmälning / Registration.      

Changes to dates are possible. Courses for which registration has ended or which are full will not appear in the dropdown menu of the e-form. 

Information seeking drop-in sessions 

The information seeking drop-in sessions are short information sessions about different topics. Information seeking drop-in sessions are held in Finnish and you do not need to register to them in advance.

You can find the dates and topics of the Information seeking drop-in session in Finnish version of this page.

The Kaisa House library tour

During the library tour, you will be able to visit the library premises in the Kaisa House with our librarians. You will also get tips on how to use the library’s spaces and services in your studies. The library tour will be held in English. 

Library tour will be organized as follows:  

  • Monday the January 16, 2023, 2PM-3PM
  • meeting place: Kaisa House, 3rd floor, Guidance Corner

Guidance on information seeking

Have you already taken courses at the library but still need more help how to find sources? The students at the University of Helsinki have the opportunity for guidance on information seeking. See the instructions on how to book an appointment in a separate guide.   

More information  

You can browse the library course selection at the Study Service.