In addition to a wide variety of materials, Helsinki University Library offers support and advice for researchers and research groups on open publishing, research data management, enhancing research visibility and publication metrics. We arrange training and information sessions on open science to University researchers and staff. You can contact your liaison librarian or corresponding team.
Library for researchers
Services for researchers and research groups
Research Data Management
Helsinki University Library produces research data services as part of University of Helsinki Data Support. The library undertakes...
Open Science and Research
Openness is the starting point for and a fundamental value of science and research. At its best it promotes equality and generates...
Research impact, reporting and publication metrics
The library enhances impact of research and reporting and offers services relating to publication metrics.
Reference management software
Reference management software allows you to store references, create citations in your text and compile citations and lists of references,...
Support for researchers
Helsinki University Library organises training for the University’s staff, researchers and teachers in support of research and teaching...
Scientific knowledge produced by public funding should be available to the scientific community and society at large. We work to make research conducted at the University of Helsinki increasingly open knowledge capital, for the use of the whole of society.
Subject and thematic research guides
ResearchGuides, a collection of the library’s field-specific information guides, introduce the central databases and other resources relevant to each field of study, selected by library specialists familiar with the field.
City Centre Campus Research Guides
Field-specific Research Guides for the Faculties of Arts, Education, Law, Theology and Social Sciences.
Viikki Campus Research Guides
Field-specific Research Guides for the Faculties of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Agriculture and Forestry, Pharmacy and...
Publication data and open publications
Information on research activities by researchers at the University of Helsinki can be found in the Research Portal. Open research publications are stored in the Helda Digital Repository of the University of Helsinki where they are openly accessible.
Think Open blog
Think Open blog provides a forum for issues related to open science, and it also informs University of Helsinki researchers about the research services.
News on research services and open science at the Helsinki University Library.
Learn Research Data Management basics: sign up for autumn lectures
RDM basics is an introductory lecture to the key concepts and best practices of research data management. Lectures are open for all University...
Research Evaluation: National Bibliometrics Seminar 2020
The theme of the online seminar 22.9. is “Considering the diversity of publishing along with different sources of information and research...
Are you applying funding on Academy of Finland’s September call? We will organize webinars to support data management planning
The Academy of Finland has a new procedure for data management plans in the application process. In these webinars organized by University of...
Helka Renewed - New Library Database for the Digital Era
University of Helsinki staff and students log in to Helka with their university user ID.
Save your searches and favorite lists in Helka before the service break in July 16
Helka library database will be closed on July 16 from 3 p.m. onwards. The service break will last up until the beginning of August. Save your ...
Helka is on a vacation from July 16: What can I do in the library during the service break?
Printed material cannot be borrowed from the library during Helka's service break, but you can return books and pick up your reservations as...
"The impact of open access materials is astonishing" - Open access publishing also increasingly popular
The University of Helsinki Annual Review 2019 was published recently. Helsinki University Library provided the publication analyses to the...
Iris.ai Webinar for Science Enthusiasts, Researchers & Students
Learn how to semi-automate the process of your literature discovery and review. These Iris.ai webinars during the summer and autumn of 2020 are...