Collection work precedes alterations in Kumpula Campus Library

There will be significant collection work going on in the Kumpula Campus Library during the spring semester 2018.

Removal boxes in sight again

Removing and moving around collections precedes alteration work scheduled for summer 2018.  Part of the library’s second floor will be converted into working space for the faculty’s researchers.  New student services (Guidance Hub) are planned to be located in the library space, too.

The last opening day at Kumpula Campus Library  before summer will be Friday, May 18th, 2018. The library will reopen refurbished in the autumn 2018. The opening date will be announced later.

Beginning in April, loans cheched out from Kumpula Campus Library will have longer loan periods.  Stay tuned for more information.

Publish Open Access, Free of Charge in Elsevier journals

All researchers affiliated with University of Helsinki have now the possibility to publish their articles open access in Elsevier journals free of charge.

University of Helsinki provides support for open access publishing fees in over 1600 Elsevier journals. The following terms and conditions apply for financial publishing support:

  • University of Helsinki affiliated researcher is the corresponding author of the article.
  • Correspondence with the publisher from helsinki.fi -email address (if possible).
  • The article is accepted to one of the journals listed in the contract.
  • The article is accepted for publishing during the period of 1.1.2018-31.12.2020.

Helsinki University Library pays any article processing fee for the researcher.

Instructions for the Elsevier open access publishing process and more information on the Article Processing Fee (ACP) discounts.

Kirjasto neuvottelee sopimukset digitaalisista opiskelumateriaaleista
Kuva: Helsingin yliopisto / Elias Kilkki 2017

New open access publishing model is part of the three year agreement between Finnish universities and research institutions and Elsevier. Read more about the agreement. In addition to the current Elsevier journals you have access to all Elsevier back-file issues. All these journals can be found via Helka database.

If you have any questions, please contact Helsinki University Library: hulib-apc@helsinki.fi. We are happy to help!

On Trial: Statista until 9.2

Statista is an international platform with special focus on EU, UK, U.S. and Asia.

Statista includes:

More than 1 million statistics from over 18,000 sources (including both national and   international data)

Over 80,000 topics in 170 multidisciplinary categories, ranging from agriculture to media   and marketing

Market data, consumer behaviour, demographics and opinion polls
Digital Market Outlook

3,000 Statista Dossiers and Industry Reports

20,000 studies & reports from third parties

Forecasts from 425 industries covering 40 countries

Feedback you can send to e-library@helsinki.fi

 

Study information seeking and management

Do you need to polish your information seeking and management skills? Try information seeking and management courses offered by the library. You can study how to use RefWorks reference management programme, get individual guidance at the information seeking workshop or try our online course for thesis writers. All the courses are free of charge for the UH students and staff.

Upcoming Courses in English

RefWorks Reference Management

Kaisa, computer class 5057

02.02.18 Fri pe 14:15-16:00

02.03.18 Fri 14:15-16:00

Viikki, Info Center, class 138

Wed 21.03.18 14:15-15:45

Students register at Weboodi 98510.

Staff registration.

Are you interested in the course? Let us and the others know also on Facebook!

Information Management for Doctoral Candidates: Life and Natural Sciences. Register at Weboodi 984011 (only for doctoral candidates).

Viikki Info Center, class 416

30.01.18 Tue 10:15-11:45

06.02.18 Tue 10:15-11:45

13.02.18 Tue 10:15-11:45

27.02.18 Tue 10:15-11:45

Read more about courses offered by the library at our website.

Information seeking and management workshop

Every Monday 3 pm – 5 pm during the term (8.1-11.6.2018)

Kaisa House, 5th floor, computer class 5057

The event is also on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/events/1937548579905494/

You can just drop in at the workshop whenever you like between 3 pm – 5 pm and ask your questions. No prior registration required. You can bring your own laptop along.

Online course for thesis writers

Information Seeking and Management for Thesis Writers

You can look at the course materials as a guest but completing the assignments require a login. You can either:

  • Log in with your organisation ID (University of Helsinki or other Finnish higher education institutions) using Haka login.
  • Create a user account at mooc.helsinki.fi. and log in with this ID.

#Learn with HULib

 

Tuhat-clinics start Jan 9th @ Kaisa House

During January library offers support for annual research reporting at the library Tuhat-clinics:

Kaisa House

January 9th 10-12, pc-room 5057
January 25th 14-16, pc-room 5057

Kumpula

January 15th 13-15, Campus library classroom G108b

Meilahti

January 15th 14-16, Terkko pc-classroom

Viikki

January 19th 10-12, pc-classroom 170, Info Centre Korona, 1st floor

No registration, welcome!

Other ways to get support:

Price List Renewed

The price list of Helsinki University Library was renewed at the beginning of 2018.

There are changes to the previous pricing especially regarding the interlibrary loan and document delivery services. For both University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital units and their personnel document delivery from the collections Helsinki University Library is free of charge (see HUPS Service). For interlibrary loans from other libraries and as well as all document deliveries for other customer groups service is subject to a fee.

The new price list is available on the library’s website and can be obtained from any of the library’s customer service desks on request.

Library’s opening hours 18.12.2017-14.1.2018

Holiday season opening hours begin on Monday December 18th at the Helsinki University Library. We will return to normal opening hours on Monday January 15th 2018.

 

 

Kaisa House is closed between 23rd and 26th of Dec., Kumpula and Viikki Campus Libraries are closed from Dec. 23rd to January 1st. Meilahti Campus Library Terkko is closed from Dec. 23rd to Jan. 7th 2018.  Kaisa House and Learning Centres Aleksandria and Minerva are open between holidays on December 27th to 29th.

Check all holiday season opening hours from the library’s website.

Please bear in mind that the approaching turn of the year also extends the loan period of books.

Please notice exceptions to opening hours on December 5th-6th

Libraries’ opening hours on Tuesday, Dec 5th :

– Main Library Kaisa House 8 am – 6 pm, customer service 10 am – 6 pm
– Kumpula, Meilahti and Viikki Campus Libraries 8 am – 4 pm
– Learning Centre Minerva 8 am – 3.45 pm
– Learning Centre Aleksandria 8 am – 5.45 pm.

On Independence Day Wednesday Dec 6th all locations are closed. Aleksandria can be accessed with a magnetic key.

Library opening hours during the turn of the year.

Please bear in mind also that the approaching turn of the year extends the loan period of books.