2. Module: Discipline-specific information retrieval

IN THIS MODULE YOU WILL
  • Familiarize yourself with the most important scholarly databases in your discipline.
  • Learn how to conduct systematic information searches in your discipline.
  • Learn how to set up current information alerting.
TO COMPLETE THIS MODULE
  1. Register yourself to this module in WebOodi. Select one contact teaching session relevant to your discipline, please see below.
  2. Ensure that the basic techniques explained in Module 1 are familiar to you.
  3. Read the possible background material relevant to your discipline, please see below.
  4. Participate in contact teaching session.
  5. Do the module assignment in Moodle.

The links below take you to a page with information about the most important databases, contact person etc.. You will find also the background material here.

BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES

Education

Psychology

Health sciences

Biomedicine

Contact teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material in PDF: for viewing (32 pages), for printing (6 pages)

Medicine, exercise medicine, public health, dentistry, ergonomics

Contact teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health sciences (dentistry, ergonomics, exercise medicine, medicine, nursing science, public health)”

Before the session, watch PubMed Tutorials: Quick Tours, at least Use MeSH to Build a Better PubMed Query (3 min), Advanced Search Builder (2 min), Save a PubMed Search and Set E-mail Alerts (2 min)

Nursing science

Contact teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health sciences(dentistry, ergonomics, exercise medicine, medicine, nursing science, public health)”

Nutrition

Contact teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material in PDF: for viewing (32 pages), for printing (6 pages)

Pharmacy, pharmacology, toxicology

Contact teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material in PDF: for viewing (32 pages), for printing (6 pages)

Humanities and theology

Finnish language and cultural research

Language and translation studies

Theology

Natural sciences

Applied physics

Contact teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material in PDF: for viewing (32 pages), for printing (6 pages)

Biology

Biosciences

Contact teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material in PDF: for viewing (32 pages), for printing (6 pages)

Chemistry

Computer science

Contact teaching session: either “J: Discipline-specific information retrieval: natural sciences and forestry” or “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material for medical computing students in PDF: for viewing (32 pages), for printing (6 pages)

Environmental sciences

Contact teaching session: “K: Discipline-specific information retrieval: health-related natural sciences”
Background material in PDF: for viewing (32 pages), for printing (6 pages)

Forest sciences

Mathematics

Physics

Social sciences

Business studies

Geography and regional studies

History

Law

Social  and health management

Social sciences

(8/2019)