Study module
YMEN1804 Scientific Information Retrieval, 2 ECTS cr.  
Code YMEN1804  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Scientific Information Retrieval  Abbreviation Scientific Info 
Credits 2 ECTS cr. Date of expiry  
TypeGeneral studies Subject0957 Research Methodology 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
   
Organisation Faculty of Social Sciences 

Teachers
Name
Paula Kangasniemi 

General learning material of the study object:
Author Title Year Obligatory Availability
     Hirsjärvi, Sirkka   Tutki ja kirjoita   2007  - Availability


Description
Aim 

After completion of the course the student is able to
-  define information need
-  identify different information sources
-  design an effective information search, find search terms and combine them into meaningful search profile
-  carry out more systematic information searches for research purposes within their own discipline
-  evaluate search results critically and incorporate selected information into his or her knowledge base and value system.

 
Contents 

Use of several international scientific databases (Nelli portal, e-journals etc.), systematic information searches for research purposes within their own discipline, use of reference management system for example Refworks.

 
Methods 

Lectures and exercises (9 h), final exercise, independent working.

 
Requirements 

Active and regular participation in class work, a passed final exercise.

 
Evaluation 

Pass/fail

 
Timing 

2nd and 4th period.

 
Target Group 

The course is most useful for those at the early stages of their master's or doctoral thesis.

 
Tutor 

Information specialist Heidi Minkkinen.

 


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Finished
Scientific Information Retrieval  Virtual study  Paula Kangasniemi 
12.03.20thu 09.15-12.00
18.03.20wed 09.15-12.00
20.03.20fri 09.15-12.00
Finished
Scientific Information Retrieval  Virtual study  Paula Kangasniemi  16.03.20 -24.04.20
Finished
Scientific Information Retrieval  Virtual study  Paula Kangasniemi  04.05.20 -10.08.20
Reg. time not started
Scientific Information Retrieval  Virtual study  Paula Kangasniemi 
17.09.20thu 12.15-15.00
Reg. time not started
Scientific Information Retrieval  Virtual study  Paula Kangasniemi 
26.10.20mon 09.15-12.00
29.10.20thu 09.15-12.00
03.11.20tue 09.15-12.00
Reg. time not started
Scientific Information Retrieval  Virtual study  Paula Kangasniemi 
12.11.20thu 12.15-15.00
Reg. time not started
Scientific Information Retrieval  Virtual study  Paula Kangasniemi 
21.01.21thu 12.15-15.00
28.01.21thu 12.15-15.00
04.02.21thu 12.15-15.00
Reg. time not started
Scientific Information Retrieval  Virtual study  Paula Kangasniemi 
19.03.21fri 09.15-12.00
24.03.21wed 09.15-12.00
26.03.21fri 09.15-12.00
Reg. time not started
Scientific Information Retrieval  Virtual study  Paula Kangasniemi 
22.03.21 -25.04.21 -
Reg. time not started
Scientific Information Retrieval  Virtual study  Paula Kangasniemi 
10.05.21 -31.07.21 -

Upcoming exams
No exams.