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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!

Dates: There will be changes in workshops, the devel­opment process is in process. Spring 2022 dates will be announced later.

Notice!
In between, you can book a personal guidance time to get infor­mation search guidance. 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.

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