Join an online workshop or invite an information specialist to your research group meeting.

Online workshops

These workshops are intended for students and staff of the University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences, as well as OYS staff. Participate conveniently in Zoom. No pre-registration, unless advised otherwise.


Contact us if you have any questions or would like to suggest another topic for a library workshop:

Assortment of topics

Researcher / teacher, invite an information specialist to your research group meeting. Select a suitable set from our assortment of topics or suggest a topic of your own.

Contact us:

Library ABC and library guides
Oulu University Library’s services to researchers and teachers. Subject guides and other tools to support studies and research.

Oula-Finna online library catalogue: printed and electronic books/journals
Searching, placing a request, renewal of loans and universal borrowing. Library’s electronic resources. Off-campus use of electronic resources.

Databases in your field of study
For example Scopus, Web of Science, Medline, Ebsco Databases and ProQuest Databases. Alert services.

Reference management
Mendeley. Create a database from your own selection of references, insert citations in text and create a bibliography. Share your references with others.

Finding collaborative partnerships
SciVal analytics tool.

Selection of publication channel
Tools for evaluating scientific journals.

Open access publishing
Open access journals. Self-archiving.

Publishing a dissertation in the series Acta Universitatis Ouluensis
Publishing process and instructions.

Collection of publication data into the University of Oulu research data repository
Publication information and self-archiving. OuluCRIS.

Researcher profiles
ORCID researcher identifier. Increasing the visibility of a publication in Scopus, Web of Science and Google Scholar.

Responsible evaluation of research based on scientific publications
Publication analysis, SciVal analytics tool.

Electronic theses
Laturi – submission of theses. Copyright and theses.