Research Information Retrieval and Management


Welcome to study Research Information Retrieval and Management!

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This is open course material for Research Information Retrieval and Management course. University of Eastern Finland (UEF) Library provides this course for UEF doctoral students as a part of UEF Doctoral School studies. The course and its material consists of seven modules: 1) The basics of information retrieval, 2) discipline-specific information retrieval, 3) reference management, 4) publishing, 5) assessment of research impact and bibliometrics, 6) research data management, 7) researcher visibility, networking and altmetrics. Study material is freely available online for everyone.

The course consists of seven modules. In order to to get the credits (2 ECT) you have to pass four modules. The course can be completed from 1st September to 30th June.

  • 100 % self-studying (WordPress and Moodle) modules: 1, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
  • Modules containing also contact teaching: 2 and 3.
    • Contact teaching of modules 2 and 3 is available in computer class (Joensuu, Kuopio) and online by Skype for Business / Adobe Connect (3 x 45 min).

See WebOodi (sign in to register) to find out the schedules and classrooms for each module. Register only for one session of each module that you have chosen to take.

When studying the course material, please notice the sub chapters of the modules in the left-hand panel. Click the arrows to open the sub chapters.

Login to the course Moodle to complete the assignments of each of the four modules you have selected.

See Contact Page for contacting the teachers.

You can ask also here!


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This study material has been licensed under Creative Commons By 4.0 international license.

The course material is produced by: Aho Marja, Hartikainen Kaisa, Holopainen Riitta, Hyvärinen Jussi, Karhapää Anne, Kauppinen Merja, Kuittinen Marja, Laitinen Heikki, Lindi Virpi, Ovaska Tuulevi, Parikka Laura, Putous Maarit, Rissanen Tuula, Rosti Tomi, Salmi Kirsi, Toivanen Tapani, Vähäkangas Kirsi

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