1 ECTS credit
|Language of instruction
2nd or 3rd year
Students know the different phases of information retrieval
process and basic techniques of scientific information retrieval.
They will find the most important reference databases of their
discipline and know how to evaluate information sources and
Retrieval of scientific information, the retrieval process, key
databases of the discipline, and evaluation of information
retrieval and information sources.
|Mode of delivery
Blended teaching: classroom training, web-based learning
material and exercises in Optima environment, a final assignment on
a topic of the student’s own choice
|Learning activities and teaching methods
Training sessions 8h, group working 7h, self-study 12h
Compulsory for all students of the Faculty of Technology. In the
Faculty of Science the course is compulsory for students of
biology, physics, geosciences, chemistry, geography and information
processing science. The course is optional for students of
biochemistry and mathematics.
|Prerequisites and co-requisites
|Recommended optional programme components
|Recommended or required reading
Web learning material
|Assessment methods and criteria
Passing the course requires participation in the training
sessions and successful completion of the course assignments.
Science and Technology Library Tellus, tellustieto (at)
|Working life cooperation