Do you feel overwhelmed by all that excessive information that is available? Take control of your information seeking by participating in the online course Information Seeking and Management for Master’s Thesis Writer.
Information Seeking and Management for Master’s Thesis Writer
This course is primarily aimed at students preparing to start working on their master’s thesis. However, the course is open free of charge to everybody that are interested in the topic.
The course helps you to seek information, manage references and evaluate sources in a manner relevant to your thesis. In addition, you will be able to identify the most common indicators used in research evaluation, define the legal and ethical use of information resources and understand the basics of Open Science.
Log in using your University of Helsinki account using Haka login.
If you do not have an account from a Finnish university or research institute, you create a new user ID on mooc.helsinki.fi.
If you log in as a guest, you can only look at the course material and not participate in the course.
Introduction to information seeking (weboodi 99904), Kaisa House, computer class 5057, Sessions in English: Fri 12.10.18, 12.15-13.45 OR Thu 01.11.18, 10.15-11.45 OR Wed 28.11.18, 16.15-17.45
Information Seeking (weboodi 99910): for those who already know the basics but want to deepen their seeking skills. Kaisa House, computer class 5057, Sessions in English: Mon 01.10.18, 10.15-11.45 OR Thu 22.11.18, 09.15-10.45
Information Seeking and Management for Thesis Writers (ONLINE COURSE)
10.9 – 17.12.2018, Kaisa House, 5th flr, computer class 5057.
Do you have any questions considering your information seeking? You can also drop in one of our information seeking workshops. Individual guidance is provided on a first come, first served basis. The workshop is targeted at UH students and staff. Follow us on Facebook.
Do you need help in finding sources for your master’s thesis but don’t have time to take a course? Try our new online open course on information seeking that is targeted at international students writing their master’s thesis.
The course is produced by Helsinki University Library and it is currently a beta version.
Please note that if you have already joined courses by using user account and want to start now using your organisation ID (Haka) instead, you need to add yourself to the course again. We do not recommend you to do this in the middle of the course, because your previous assignments are only visible with your previously created ID!
The courses are open for the time being.
Experience a new way of learning and be surprised what you’ll find!
Updated 24.10.2017: added information regarding Haka login.