Join Gale Primary Sources workshop Thur 28rd of March and learn to use resources effectively

Magnifying class and a book

Do you want to find more tools to access and analyze the resources offered by the university? Then you are very welcome to join us for the Gale Primary Sources Workshop!

In the workshop, led by Helsinki University’s own Gale Student Ambassador Pauli Kettunen, you will receive a brief introduction into the archives, as well as tips on accessing and using them for your own research.

“Gale’s numerous archives consist of monographs, photographs, and maps, as well as full runs of British and American newspapers, dating from the 18th century up until the present day, a amazing resource when studying languages, social sciences, history, theology… You name it!”

Learn to use Digital Humanities tools of Gale Digital Scholar Lab, which help you to analyze your corpus of documents with visualization tools. There is also time for workshopping your own ideas, asking questions and working together to find out how Gale’s sources could best support you in your work.

You can find the Gale resources here (if you open the link outside Helsinki University network, it requires a log in with your university account).

Time: Thursday, 28 March 2019 at 12:15 – 13:45 PM

Place: Kaisa House, Fabianinkatu 30, Computer lab 5057, 5 th floor

Registration:

a) non-students by e-form

OR

b) students at WebOodi (for University of Helsinki students only). You will find the course by the code 99914 (Advanced information seeking).

Feel free to send questions or potential topics you are interested in discussing already ahead of time, to be incorporated into the workshop, to pauli.s.kettunen (at) helsinki.fi

The workshop is bilingual, English and Finnish.

Welcome!

 

Edited: the time was earlier incorrect. The right time is: 12:15 – 13:45PM.

University wide service break in printing February 18-19, 2019

There is a University wide service break in printing concerning university students and staff.

  • The service break begins on Monday February 18th, at 6 pm. Multifunction printers will be back in use on Wednesday February 20th.
  • During the service break you can use Print in City Service-printers located in the Helsinki University Library. Please note that purchases made due to the break will not be reimbursed.

More information about the break: helsinki.fi/helpdesk

More information about copying, scanning and printing in the Helsinki University Library from the website.

Guidance Corner will open on the third floor of Kaisa House in February

Guidance Corner for Helsinki University students will open on the third floor of Kaisa House in February 4th, 2019.

The Corner provides low threshold advice and guidance services for Helsinki university students on, for example, wellbeing, digital skills and job seeking – and even a weekly energising exercise break.

During the spring, the aim is to organise various theme days, e.g. student wellbeing and the promotion of study abilities. There will be also library-related themes. Stay tuned!

RDM Basics courses, spring 2019 (Meilahti and Viikki)

How to manage your research data effectively? How to define and describe research data and materials? How to make them openly available and where to store them safely? How to use DMPTuuli in research data management planning? These and other basic questions will be answered in a RDM basics (Research Data Management) lecture.

RDM Basics (Meilahti)

Lectures at Terkko Health Hub (Haartmanninkatu 4), PC-classroom, 1st floor.

February 26th, 9:30-11
March 21st, 9:30-11

Tutkimusdatan hallinnan perusteet (Viikki) In Finnish

Place: Infokeskus Korona, Viikinkaari 11, opetusluokka 139
Time: 5.3.2018 klo 10-12

RDM Basics (Viikki)

Place: Infocenter Korona, Viikinkaari 11, lecture room 139
Time: March 19th, 13-15 pm

The primary language of the lecture will be English except the lecture 5.3. in Viikki.
Target group: University of Helsinki researchers, graduate students and staff.

Enrollments

Enrollments in Henkka: http://www.helsinki.fi/trainingcalendar
You find our courses in Henkka beneath the topic: Digital tools and procedures, Arranging Organisation: Helsinki University Library.
Contact: datasupport@helsinki.fi if you have any problems or questions about enrollment.

If you are new to these issues, it is recommended that you start with the RDM basics and only after that attend the DMPTuuli workshop which are organized twice a year – next time during the March and April 2019,  when the Academy of Finland call will be open. See all our courses and workshops: http://libraryguides.helsinki.fi/rdm/courses-workshops

Further help

Further help in research data management is provided by the University of Helsinki DataSupport via email at datasupport@helsinki.fi

Guides:

Learn How to Seek Information

In the spring term 2019, Helsinki University Library offers information seeking and management courses both online and on campuses.

You will find the course selection on the library web site (most of the courses are in Finnish).

Kuvituskuvassa muistiinpanovälineitä #LearnWithHULib

Online course in English

You can train your information seeking skills by taking an online course.

Information Seeking and Management for Thesis Writers

The course is aimed at students working on their master’s thesis.

Similar bachelor level courses are available in Finnish and Swedish:

These online courses are free of charge to everybody that are interested in the topic.

Dot quite sure how to participate in our online course? Read more detailed instructions how to register in our previous blog post.

More courses in English (spring 2019)

Information Seeking (Weboodi 99910)
Location: Kaisa House
Fri 25th of January 2019
at 10.15-11.45

RefWorks Reference Management (Weboodi 98510)
Location: Kaisa House
Tue 19th of March 2019
at 17.15-18.45
OR
Wed 20th of February 2019
at 12.15-13.45

These courses are open free of charge for university students and staff members.

The full course description and schedule is available in Weboodi. Search courses by using the code or browsing the course catalogue (erillislaitokset > Helsingin yliopiston kirjasto).

Information seeking Workshop

Information Seeking Workshop continues on Mondays from 7th of January until 3rd of June 2019 at Kaisa House, computer lab 5057. No preregistration is needed.

You can also drop and ask questions about information seeking. Individual guidance is provided on a first come, first served basis.

The workshop is targeted at University of Helsinki students and staff.

 

RDM Basics courses, spring 2019 (City Centre)

How to manage your research data effectively? How to define and describe research data and materials? How to make them openly available and where to store them safely?  How to use DMPTuuli in research data management planning? These and other basic questions will be answered in a RDM basics (Research Data Management) lecture.

RDM Basics (City Centre), spring 2019
lectures in the 5th  floor IT class of Kaisa house (5057)
January 15th, 14-16 pm
February 12th, 10-12 am
March 20th, 12-14 pm
April 16th, 14-16 pm
May 16th, 12-14 pm
June 19th, 10-12 am

The primary language of the lecture will be English. Target group: University of Helsinki researchers.

Enrollments in Henkka: http://www.helsinki.fi/trainingcalendar
You find our courses in Henkka when you choose topic: Digital tools and procedures or Arranging Organisation: Helsinki University Library.
Contact: datasupport@helsinki.fi if you have any problems or questions about enrollment.

Research Data Management spring 2019 courses

If you are new to these issues, it is recommended that you start with the RDM basics and only after that attend the DMPTuuli workshop which are organized twice a year – mainly when the calls of the Academy of Finland are open. See all our courses and workshops: http://libraryguides.helsinki.fi/rdm/courses-workshops

Further help in research data management is provided by the University of Helsinki DataSupport via email at datasupport@helsinki.fi

Guides:
Research Data Management
Datanhallinnan perusopas
Making a research project understandable – Guide for data documentation

Library’s holiday season opening hours 17.12.2018-13.1.2019

Holiday season opening hours begin on Monday December 17th at the Helsinki University Library. We will return to normal opening hours on Monday January 14th 2018.

Kaisa House is closed between 22nd and 26th of December. Meilahti, Kumpula and Viikki Campus Libraries are closed from Dec. 22nd to January 6th. Kaisa House and Learning Centres Aleksandria and Minerva are open between holidays on December 27th to 28th.

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

TUHAT-clinics start Jan 8th @ Kaisa House

During  the January 2019 library offers support for University of Helsinki annual research reporting. Library organizes support clinics for researchers and personnel focusing on reporting into research information system TUHAT.

 TUHAT-clinics
  • Kaisa House January 8th 10-12 or 24th 14-16, pc-room 5057
  • Meilahti January 14th 14-16, Terkko pc-classroom
  • Kumpula Campus library January 15th 13-15, library classroom G108b
  • Viikki January 18th 10-12, pc-classroom 170, Info Centre Korona, 1st floor

No preregistration needed. You can just pop in or stay as long as you wish.

Don´t forget our online guide and support service: