Learning Centre

Information service and information skills training

The Learning Centre offers training in information retrieval skills to support learning, teaching and research activities.

Information retrieval skills training

We have courses that are part of the degree programmes as well as separate sessions open to Aalto students and faculty.

Information skills training (libguides.aalto.fi)

Meet an Information Specialist

Meet an information specialist is a personalized guidance session about information retrieval for one or multiple customers at a time. We recommend this service especially for students and researchers at different stages of their studies; you can choose, for example, a bachelor's, master's or postgraduate information retrieval support session.

Use these forms to make an appointment to meet with a subject information specialist of your choice:

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Guides for self-study

Study information retrieval skills whenever you want:

Resource guides (libguides.aalto.fi)The resource guides contain subject guides and research assistance; the essential information about information sources and advice compiled by Learning Centre’s specialists.


The aim of the information skills training is to assist in the selection of information sources, facilitate information retrieval and assessment and offer tools for information management. The best and most comprehensive information search results are often achieved in a personal consultation.

Learning Centre for Freshmen

We arrange orientation to library services for new students:

Learn about Learning Centre services and facilities through Freshmen guide (libguides.aalto.fi)


Send us feedback to further develop the service:

Feedback form (webropolsurveys.com)

Contact information: Harald Herlin Learning Centre

Contact information of the Learning Centre as a whole. Our main service point is Harald Herlin Learning Centre at Otaniementie 9, Espoo.

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