UEF Doctoral School studies by library 2017–2018
UEF Library provides graduate students a course that comprehensible focuses on research-related information retrieval, publishing, research data management, along with research visibility and impact.
RESEARCH INFORMATION RETRIEVAL AND MANAGEMENT (8022020, 2 cp)
The course consists of seven modules: 1) information retrieval basics, 2) discipline-specific information retrieval, 3) reference management, 4) publishing, 5) research impact assessment and bibliometrics, 6) research data, 7) researcher visibility, networking and altmetrics.
A student needs to choose a minimum of four of the presented modules, but more or all of them can be completed, if wanted. Some modules can be completed completely remotely online.
You can find a more accurate course description, instructions and registration in Weboodi.
The course is open for the whole semester, but some of the teaching is limited to certain times.
Course materials are in English, but in contact teaching, it is possible to participate in groups that are in Finnish. The course assignments can also be completed in Finnish.
Study material is freely available online.
This course is introduced as a new course in the 2017–2018 semester and it replaces the former course Information skills and sources for postgraduate students.
For more information
Head of Services
tel. 0294 45 8328
Instructions and videos for information retrieval (in Finnish):
Ask for advice
Ask an information specialist: information.services[at]uef.fi
Book an appointment with an information specialist (under 1 h of guidance is for free)
Information retrieval requests (separate costs)
Feedback will be processed daily. Easily fixed issues will be solved immediately if they are essential to the service and in accordance with the operating policy. All feedback will be processed in the relevant services. If necessary, feedback will also be processed in the library's working groups. Feedback and the changes prompted by feedback will be processed annually by the management group in the management review.