Library guide for teachers: Information seeking training and support

A library guide to support the teaching work

Online Courses

First year student

Students's digital skills/Information seeking/ section 3

Bachelor´s and master´s level online course

Information seeking online course is suitable for self-study. The online course will provide learners with an introduction to information seeking and information management. Teacher may integrate the online course as part of other courses. Helsinki University library don´t grant the credits. When all the compulsory assignments are completed, students can have and automated certificate of their achievements.

Course options:

  • Tutkielman tekijän tiedonhankinta
  • Informationssökning för avhandlings författare
  • Information Seeking and Management for Thesis Writers

More information about the online course

Information seeking and management

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Information seeking and management is an essential academic skill.

Learning Paths in Information Seeking



In the library's online courses and workshops, the students can train their academic information seeking skills. Training is available both online and on campuses.

The information seeking and management for thesis writers can be integrated into the student's studies. For those who need additional support face-to-face sessions and workshops are available.


Courses and guidance workshops


The training personnel of the Helsinki University Library can be contacted via e-form.