Learning Centre

Welcome to the Learning Centre open for all! We offer you excellent library services, expert services and study and work spaces.

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Explore the Learning Centre collections and e-resources

Our collection database Aalto-Finna | Check your loans and renew them

Current affairs

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Our services during the exceptional circumstances

Services of the Learning Centre during the exceptional circumstances. The arrangements may change. This page was last updated on 8 July, 2020.

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New web page address for Learning Centre

The website of the Learning Centre becomes part of the aalto.fi from 3 June, 2020.

News

Library services

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Library card and borrowing

You need a valid library card to borrow printed materials from the Learning Centre. The library card is for personal use only and the as a customer you are always responsible for the materials borrowed with your card.

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Customer service and service points

The Aalto University Learning Centre offers library services and materials at the Harald Herlin Learning Centre and its other service points.

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Resource guides (libguides.aalto.fi)

Support for faculty and students making theses by discipline and in general related to information retrieval, publication and information resources.

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Library resources and collections

Electronic and print information resources in Aalto University's education and research disciplines.

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Access to online library resources

Access all licensed online library resources such as scientific articles, databases and e-books.

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Information service and information skills training

Training in information retrieval skills to support learning, teaching and research activities.

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Library services support for teaching and research - staff only

Services are displayed only when you are logged into Aalto.

Learning Centre spaces

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Study, groupwork and meeting facilities

There are many sizes of spaces for studying, groupwork and meeting use in the Harald Herlin Learning Centre. They can be used within the opening hours.

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Harald Herlin Learning Centre

Address: Otaniementie 9. Modern learning centre designed by Alvar Aalto, finished in 1969, and renovated in 2016.

Locations
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The Harald Herlin Learning Centre exhibition spaces

The Harald Herlin Learning Centre exhibition spaces Lobby, Foyer, and Tori area host exhibitions, workshops, seminars and performances.

Research & Art
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Learning Centre services

In addition to library services, we offer other services.

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Visual Resources Centre

Visual Resources Centre at Harald Herlin Learning Centre is a service focused on using and producing visual media. The archive’s visual collections can also be researched upon request at the VRC service.

Aalto University Archives
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Aaltopahvi (business.site)

Paper and art supplies shop at the Harald Herlin Learning Centre.

VR Hub facilities at Harald Herlin Learning Centre

VR Hub (studios.aalto.fi)

The VR Hub is dedicated to learning about extended reality experiences, located at the Harald Herlin Learning Centre. It can be booked with an Aalto user account.

Mini Studio facilities at Harald Herlin Learning Centre

Mini Studio (studios.aalto.fi)

Shoot a photo or video in a small, but very black room, with optional backdrops, located at the Harald Herlin Learning Centre. It can be used by anyone at Aalto University.

Self Service Studio at the Harald Herlin Learning Centre

Self Service Studio (studios.aalto.fi)

Talk to a camera or record a podcast in a controlled environment with little setup up front, located at the Harald Herlin Learning Centre. It can be booked with an Aalto user account.

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Robert's Coffee (robertscoffee.com)

Tasty coffees, snacks, refreshments, and self-made gelato available at the facilities of Harald Herlin Learning Centre.

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Link to RedFox Master that is a very comprehensive language web service including 41 languages, special dictionaries, text translation and proof-reading tools.

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Scopus (scopus.com)

Scopus is a large abstract and citation database covering amongst others thousands of peer-reviewed academic journals in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

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