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Karelia UAS library guides you to library use and helps you to start infor­mation retrievals. We encourage you to independent use of library collec­tions and services.

Ask guidance from library’s customer service:

  • chat in Karelia-Finna
  • email: library(at)karelia.fi
  • WhatsApp/tel: +358 50 311 9545 (within customer service hours)
  • library’s service desk at library (within its opening hours)

Library offers focused training for using infor­mation sources.

  • New students are welcome to partic­ipate library infos and online course (more infor­mation below).
  • The students writing their thesis are welcome to partic­ipate Thesis workshops and ask personal infor­mation search guidance (more infor­mation below).
  • The staff of Karelia UAS can ask training (for themselves or a student group) by email: library(at)karelia.fi

For more infor­mation please contact: library(at)karelia.fi
See library’s help videos at library’s YouTube channel.


Self-study materials for library skills’ basics and infor­mation searching for Thesis

The Basics of Library Skills self-study material in Moodle

This self-study material helps you become familiar with the collec­tions and services of Karelia UAS Library. You also get to know basic infor­mation search techniques. You do not earn ECT credits from it.

Infor­mation Searching for Thesis self-study material in Moodle

This self-study material guides you with infor­mation search process when you are starting or doing your Thesis. You get to know infor­mation search techniques, learn about databases available to you, learn about evalu­ation and ethics with relation to Thesis process etc. You do not earn ECT credits from it. 


Thesis Workshops for Business & IB students

If you need help with your thesis process (to find the topic, infor­mation sources, writing etc.), you are welcome to the thesis workshops. You will get guidance from thesis instructors, library, language teachers etc. Welcome! 

In spring 2022 workshops are not held, instead you can book a personal guidance time to get infor­mation search guidance. 

  • Book the guidance time by using this link.
    • You need to be a Karelia UAS student to book the guidance time.

Ms. Leena Väyrynen and Mr. Pekka Malvela are the Infor­mation Specialists for IB’s and IM’s infor­mation search guidance.


Infor­mation search guidance in English

You can book a personal guidance time for infor­mation search guidance for Thesis. Book the time by using this link.
You need to be a Karelia UAS student to book the guidance time.

  • Ms. Leena Väyrynen and Mr. Pekka Malvela are the Infor­mation Specialists for IB’s and IM’s infor­mation search guidance.

The infor­mation search guidance in meant for Karelia UAS students in their Thesis process. If possible, partic­ipate to the guidance when you are starting your Thesis. 

We guide you for example with: the search terms; database and search engine use; finding eBooks and other literacy from Karelia-Finna etc. 

If you have already started your Thesis, we can give you hints if you have problems in finding relevant refer­ences for your Thesis.


Please notice: If you prefer to partic­ipate in the infor­mation search workshops held in Finnish or have guidance in Finnish: Check the dates and times of user education in Finnish