The learning material orients you to the digital environment of the University of Helsinki. The course section on information seeking introduces Helsinki University Library services and instructs you on how to search for information. The material itself is open to all, but to complete the course and gain credits for it, you must have the right to pursue studies at the University of Helsinki.
Participate in this open online course whenever and wherever it fits into your schedule. This course is primarily designed for students about to start working on their bachelor's or master's thesis.
The course is suitable for self-access learning and its completion will take 14 hours of study. You can also complete the course without University of Helsinki credentials. Register for the course on the mooc.helsinki.fi website.
The topics examined during the course are part of academic skills, which require a lifetime of practice and maintenance.
Students will be able to:
The course involves seeking information on a chosen topic and practising the use of the information seeking tools introduced on the course.
How to register:
Watch the instructional video on registering for MOOCs (in Finnish) on the Library’s YouTube channel.
The course can be completed, and is available, throughout the academic year. In the summer, the course will be redesigned and modified.
You can complete a part of the course, but you will only receive a certificate if you have successfully completed all compulsory assignments.
You can print out the certificate from the course area after completing all of the compulsory assignments.