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Karelia University of Applied Sciences offers focused training on how to use information sources. Training is offered both for new students and the students writing their thesis, as well as the staff of Karelia UAS. The individual needs and the requests of the group are taken into account. For more information please contact information specialist informaatikko(at)


Library tours
Orientation to the use of the library is organized for new students.

Basics of Information Search

The student learns the concepts, principles and strategies of information search and s/he understands the process of information searching. Students are familiarised with Karelia UAS collections and databases, electronic journals, and special features of selected databases. Students learn to know the collections and resources of their own field of study, to search information effectively, and to critically evaluate information and its sources.