Kirjasto TAMK Pääkampus
Tampere University Library


The Library offers a wide range of training to support study and research. We are also responsible for curriculum-based information searching studies. Library's online guides support you in your studies and research. As a member of our higher education community you can also book a time for personal guidance.
Future training in spring 2019

TAMK information searching workshops

Enrol on workshops on TAMK Main Campus library unit: On Thursday workshop enrol on previous Tuesday at the latest, on Friday workshop enrol on previous Wednesday at the latest. These weekly workshops are aimed at the students of TAMK.

  • Thu 21.3. at 16.00-17.00
  • Fri 22.3. at 8.00-9.00
  • Thu 28.3. at 16.00-17.00 for health students
  • Fri 29.3. at 8.00-9.00
  • Thu 4.4. at 16.00-17.00
  • Fri 5.4. at 8.00-9.00
  • Thu 11.4. at 16.00-17.00 for health students
  • Fri 12.4. at 8.00-9.00
  • Thu 25.4. at 16.00-17.00
  • Fri 26.4. at 8.00-9.00
  • Thu 2.5. at 16.00-17.00
  • Fri 3.5. at 8.00-9.00
  • Thu 9.5. at 16.00-17.00 for health students
  • Fri 10.5. at 8.00-9.00
  • Thu 16.5. at 16.00-17.00
  • Fri 17.5. at 8.00-9.00
  • Thu 23.5. at 16.00-17.00
  • Fri 24.5. at 8.00-9.00  for health students

Open science training and events

Open science training is primarily aimed at doctoral and other researchers and the staff of Tampere Universities.

25.3. Data Management Plan workshop
Monday 25.3. at 9.00 - 11.00
Kauppi Campus, Arvo building, Arvo library's classroom Mauri (B109, floor 1)
Enrol by 21.3.
More information
26.3. Workshop on open access publication
Tuesday 26.3. at 14.00 - 16.00
City Centre Campus, Linna building, Linna library's classroom Akseli (3021, floor 3)
In Finnish
9.4. Data Management Plan clinic
Tuesday 9.4. at 9.00 - 11.00
Hervanta Campus, Kampusareena, Library's group study room Argon (A022)
More information
11.4. Data Management Plan clinic
Thursday 11.4. at 9.00 - 11.00
City Centre Campus, Linna building, Linna library's classroom Alma (3059, floor 3)
More information
20.5. Publishing a doctoral dissertation
Monday 20.5. at 15 - 17
Hervanta Campus, Kampusareena
Target group: Doctoral dissertation researchers and supervisors at Tampere University
Enrolment coming soon

If you have any questions to ask about open science and research, contact us at

If you are looking for training on data or data management, contact us at

Library's training and guidance

Information searching studies

The Library is responsible for all curriculum-based information searching studies at Tampere Universities. Information searching studies are integrated into the curriculum.

All teaching in spring 2019 is held according to the current curricula. The new curricula become valid 1 August 2019.

Information searching studies in the curriculum

Training for researchers, teachers, and other staff

We offer training for both researchers, teachers, and other staff members at Tampere Universities. Information about our future training is available in Future training section.

Order a training

You can also contact us, and we will design a suitable training for your faculty, school or research group.

Other training

We offer training on the Library’s search portals, electronic resources, and reference management tools.

Students at TAMK can enroll in weekly information searching workshops. These workshops are designed to guide your information searching and help you to locate reliable and relevant information. See the future workshop dates above.

Guides and self-study

You can find all the Library’s electronic resources and subject guides in SciencePort.

Information searching guide supports independent study. The guide contains tips and instructions on how to form search terms, how to choose information sources, and how to evaluate search results.

Personal guidance and help

If you have any questions regarding information searching, or how to use our electronic resources, we are here to help you. You can contact our customer service with any questions you might have.

For a more personal assistance you can book a librarian. This service is aimed at members of the higher education community at Tampere Universities.


Contact information will be updated here at the beginning of the year 2019.