University of Helsinki urges both its students and staff stay home and work remotely during the exceptional situation caused by the corona virus. The library aims to provide support for the university community in these exceptional circumstances.
Library Enabling Independent Study and Remote Work
The library professionals are working remotely for the most part. You can contact them normally by email or phone. Contact information can be found on the website or University of Helsinki People Finder.
All library service emails are operating normally. Please note that in the customer service there may be longer waiting period in these exceptional circumstances.
During the exceptional situation, you can study information seeking by taking online courses or via various learning materials.
- Information Seeking and Management for the Thesis Writer (online course)
- Student’s Digital Skills (learning material)
- The library guides (for example about RefWorks, data management)
- E-book guide
- ResearchGuides (specific subject guides)
Remote Guidance on information seeking
If you need online advice how to seek information or use resources, you may book a time for remote information seeking. You will find the instructions and link to the booking calendar on the remote guidance website.
You can browse the library course selection at the Instructions for students.
Guides and Instructions
Services and Tools
Inspiration for Teachers
Consult the Library on Open Education
Services for the researchers
Services for open access publishing, research data management as well as services for publication metrics, visibility and Tuhat-reporting are available to university members as usual.
You can reach our specialists by email, phone or online (Teams-chat or a call).
Online lectures and guidance
- We provide online support for research data management, open publishing and publication metrics (contact emails above).
- Find our Open Science webinars and online events on HULib news or Flamma-intranet news.
- Check also all our courses and workshops.
- Research Data Management basics lectures and Data Management Plan workshops are currently organised remotely.
Remember also our wide collection of thematic and subject guides.
- Open Access for researchers
- Research Data Management
- Measuring Research Impact
- Research visibility & altmetrics
As a member of the University community you can submit an acquisition proposal normally. However, only electronic material can be made available for the time being.
Customers' interlibrary orders and acquisition proposals are tried to handle as usual. However, the exceptional situation may cause limitations.
Research Data Management basic lectures (RDM basics) and Data Management Plan workshops (DMP workshops) are arranged remotely.
Research Data Management basic lectures
RDM basic lectures will be held via zoom. Please, see the schedule & sign up for the course for we send the link only for those who have signed up.
Data Management Plans and Academy of Finland Calls
These webinars will be arranged aroud the actual calls (on April and September), see the schedule & sign up.
Data Management Plan Guidance
In addition to Data Management Plan workshops (DMP workshops) UH Data support provides personal guidance with Data Management Plans. Please, contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Helsinki Data Support
The Data Support at the University of Helsinki assists researchers on the management of research data. Contact: email@example.com