Learning Centre

Library resources and collections

The Learning Centre has and provides electronic and print information resources in Aalto University's education and research disciplines.

When you need resources in a specific subject, check our:

Resource guides (libguides.aalto.fi) All the electronic and printed materials can be found in the same database:

Aalto-Primo (primo.aalto.fi)

Electronic resources

The Learning Centre provides access to a large collection of electronic resources, including:

E-books (libguides.aalto.fi)E-journals (primo.aalto.fi)Databases (primo.aalto.fi)Visual resources (libguides.aalto.fi)Theses and dissertations (libguides.aalto.fi)Standards and patents (libguides.aalto.fi)Statistics (libguides.aalto.fi)

Before using the e-resources, please read:

Printed book collections

The Learning Centre has also extensive printed books collectionsthat you can borrow with our library card:

Lending services: Library card, lendind, and renewing & returning of loans (libguides.aalto.fi) The collections cover Aalto University’s main education and research disciplines:

  • Business and economics
  • Design, arts and architecture
  • Technology

These books of key areas are located on the 2nd floor of the Harald Herlin Learning Centre. There are also some special collections, for example the Alvar Aalto Collection, and printed theses of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

Textbook collections according to degree and course requirements of Aalto University are on the 1st floor. There is also a borrowable DVD-collection covering disciplines studied at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture in the VRC space on the 1st floor. Some additional collections are located on the K floor.

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SCOPUS (Elsevier). (www.scopus.com) (external link)

Scopus is a large abstract and citation database. Outside campus network use VPN connection.

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MOT-kielipalvelu (www.sanakirja.fi) (external link)

Includes sections: MOT Dictionaries, MOT Translator, MOT Proofing and Word lists. Outside campus network use VPN connection.


Aalto University Data Hub (external link)

Do you know which data are available at Aalto University? Our catalogue contains information about research data resources for many fields.

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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