Students of Kumpula Campus! Give us feedback about organizing events in the Campus Library

Hello students of Kumpula Campus!

A couple of events are being held on the 2nd floor of the Campus Library (UbiKampus) in March:

  • On Friday March 15 a Hackathon will take over the Ubikampus for the entire day, and
  • On Friday March 22 there will be a Catalysts Coding Contest at 14.30-21.

The Library is now asking your feedback about organizing events: what kind of events you find suitable for the Library’s 2nd floor? At which times and on which areas of the Library would you prefer the events to be held?

Please vote for the choices given in Flinga or add your own suggestion to the bunch: https://edu.flinga.fi/s/EFRZDTY

The Library is gathering feedback until the end of March.

Please vote for the choices given in Flinga or add your own suggestion to the bunch: https://edu.flinga.fi/s/EFRZDTY

Come and work with your data management plan! Spring 2019 DMPTuuli workshops

Do you wish to learn the best practices of research data management and get hands-on training of data management planning (DMP)? Take part in the DMPTuuli workshop!

In the DMPTuuli workshops, we will concentrate on the best practices of research data management and hands-on training of data management planning (DMP). During the workshop, we go through the Academy of Finland’s current DMP template (see Academy’s Call texts, under Upcoming calls). The DMPs are drafted with DMPTuuli (data management planning tool) – please, sign up for DMPTuuli account in advance!

Workshops are open and free of charge for all UH students, researchers and staff members. The primary language of the workshop will be English. Help and instructions are also available in Finnish.

DMPTuuli workshops / Spring 2019

City Centre Campus
The 5th floor IT class of Kaisa house (5057)

  • Tuesday 2 April at 12 pm–2 pm
  • Monday 8 April at 10 am–12 pm
  • Wednesday 17 April at 2 pm–4 pm

Kumpula Campus
Room G108b of Kumpula Campus Library (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2)

  • Friday 29 March at 10 am–12 pm

Meilahti Campus
The 1st floor PC-classroom of Terkko Health Hub (Haartmaninkatu 4)

  • Tuesday 2 April at 1 pm–3 pm

Viikki Campus
Infocenter Korona (Viikinkaari 11 A)

  • Thursday 28 March at 10 am–12 pm (IT class 138)
  • Friday 5 April at 9 am–11 am (IT class 139) – bring your own laptop!

Enrollments & more information

Enrollments in Henkka: http://www.helsinki.fi/trainingcalendar. You find our courses in Henkka “Training program” beneath the Topic: “Digital tools and procedures”, and Arranging organisation: “Helsinki University Library”.

The workshops are organized by the University of Helsinki DataSupport. Contact us (datasupport@helsinki.fi) if you have any problems or questions about enrollment.

NB! If this is the first time you are writing a DMP or otherwise new to these issues, it is recommended that you start with the RDM basics lecture, or otherwise acquaint yourself with the basic terminology and DMPTuuli. See all our courses and workshops: http://libraryguides.helsinki.fi/rdm/courses-workshops. Check out also our guides:

On Trial: Practical Research and Academic Skills until 12.4

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Practical Research and Academic Skills Videos available until 12.4 in the University of Helsinki.

This collection of streaming video on the SAGE Research Methods platform offers support on the practical skills that you need to successfully complete your research. Key areas such as writing a research proposal, planning and designing a research project, and securing ethical approval are explicitly covered. Practical skills such as project management, writing for publication, presenting work, and building networks are also presented through helpful explanatory videos.

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

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!

Second floor of the Kumpula Campus Library to open on February 1st

On the top floor of the Kumpula Campus Library, a new kind of smart facility for researchers and students will be opened. The library’s second-floor customer facilities are available from Friday, February 1st.

The first floor has been available with its collections, facilities and services from September 3rd, 2018. Read more: Welcome to the renewed Kumpula Campus Library

Ubikampus @ Kumpula

The library’s facility upgrade project is connected with a broader project that involves the Faculty of Science and the University’s Student Services. What is taking place in the space is the first pilot of the Ubikampus project.

The 1,000 square meter pilot premises of the Ubikampus project house altogether 168 workstations and 16 separate rooms bookable with the tablets situated at the doors. More than half of the space is reserved for students, the rest for researchers. Students’ facilities include reading places and group study rooms.

Arrangements on the second floor are still in progress, but you are welcome to check out and test new facilities!

Make good use of Oxford University Press e-books now

All Oxford Scholarship Online e-books are available to the students and staff of the University until 31st March 2019.

There are more than 15 000 e-books on various subjects, the focus being, however, on the disciplines of the city centre campus. New titles will be added monthly.

The most popular books will be acquired permanently to the library’s collection in the spring 2019. (Further information on the acquisition model ->)

The title list by subject fields ->

The books are catalogued in HELKA.

The link to Oxford Scholarship Online ->

You can send feedback by e-mail: e-library@helsinki.fi

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