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.
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 training will be available on this page.

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.

Coming workshops:
Thu 10.1., Fri 11.1., Thu 17.1., Fri 18.1., Thu 24.1., Fri 25.1., Thu 31.1., Fri 1.2.
Enrol on a workshop on TAMK Main Campus:

  • Thursday 16.00-17.00 - enrol on the previous Tuesday at the latest 
  • Friday 8.00-9.00 - enrol on the previous Wednesday at the latest 

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 in January 2019.