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).
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.
VIDEO More courses in English (spring 2019)
Information Seeking (Weboodi 99910)
Location: Kaisa House
Fri 25th of January 2019
RefWorks Reference Management (Weboodi 98510)
Location: Kaisa House
Tue 19th of March 2019
Wed 20th of February 2019
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.
The library offers courses that help you to train academic information seeking and management skills. You will find the course details in
the library autumn course calendar.
Examples of courses and services to support your information seeking:
The very basics
Are you new to the university and want to get familiar with the basics? You can study on your own with the help of the
Student’s Digital Skills information seeking online material.
Courses in the center campus
Full detailes and registeration in Weboodi
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)
Already starting to think about your master’s thesis? The renewed online course 2018-2019 will open for students 3rd of September 2018:
Information Seeking and Management for Thesis Writers Information Seeking Workshop
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
RefWorks reference management 98510. See
the course page for English-taught courses. Follow us on Facebook.
17.09.2018 updated info about the course dates
You can download the new Write-N-Cite program (4.2.1141) to your personal computer from your
RefWorks account (Tools -> Write-N-Cite).