Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing: Managing Scientific Information MSI course

Managing Scientific course for Doctoral students 1ECT

Welcome to Terkko's course page for Managing Scientific Information in Medicine and Health Sciences (1 ECTS).
It's organized together with Doctoral School of the University of Helsinki and tailored for participants in Doctoral programmes in Health Sciences

The course takes place in Zoom and in Moodle learning environment. Course language is English. 
The course consists of webinar sessions, Moodle material and exercises.
- max 35 participants/course)

Course performance: attending webinars and completing pre-tasks for webinar sessions.

Next course starting in April: MSI 2024 April May
ourse LIB-900 enrollment
in Sisu-system:
(Previous code for our course was Health-145.)

Course page in Studies-site:
If questions, please email: Tiina Heino tiina.m.heino (at)

The course consists of four modules:

1. Introduction:
- presentation: the participants & course modules (overview)
- course environment
- Terkko Navigator (e-journals, e-books, databases, research visibility services etc.)
MSI 2024 April May: Wednesday 10.4.2024 at 9:30-11:00  (in English) 

2. Workshop in Information retrieval and current awareness
- Introduction to systematic search
- Information retrieval in own subject
MSI 2024 April May: Monday 15.4. at 9:30-11:30 (in English) 

3. Open Science, Publishing and reference management
3.1 Bibliometrics, Open access, ORCID, TUHAT (1 hour 15min)
3.2 Zotero (1h 15min)
MSI 2024 April May: Wednesday 24.4. at 9:30-12:00 (in English)

4. Research data management,Thesis publishing & Ouriginal
- Research Data management (1h15min)
- Thesis publishing (10min)
- Ouriginal - Be a good writer (5min)
MSI 2024 April May: Thursday 2.5. at 9:30-11:00 (in English)

Managing Scientific Information Course in Moodle

Any questions about this course "Managing Scientific Information in Medicine and Health Sciences", please contact: Tiina Heino tiina.m.heino (at)
Any questions about the Doctoral School of the University of Helsinki, please contact:
Services for doctoral education:

Remote Use

As a university student, you can access the e-material from outside the university network. On Terkko's website when clicking on the e-material will bring up a form for logging on. Fill in the form with your UH username and password.

Further information on Helpdesk's webpage:
Connections to UH network from outside the university.