Request an appointment to meet an information specialist, Business

Aalto University Learning Centre information specialists arrange information retrieval (IR) support sessions on demand. In accordance with the phase of your studies, the following session types are available:

  • Bachelor student IR kick-off sessions
  • Master's thesis IR kick-off sessions for students beginning their master's thesis
  • Doctoral student IR kick-off sessions
  • Researcher IR kick-off sessions for Aalto University staff

More information on information skills training at the Aalto University Learning Centre

Use this form to make an appointment to meet an information specialist at Aalto University Learning Centre. Please note: appointments may not be available at the time requested. Appointments are usually scheduled on Mon-Thu at 9am - noon. Your appointment will be confirmed by email.

Please state in the Further questions or comments, if you wish the session to be held in English.

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Name *:
Student number:
E-mail *:

Which of the session types suits you the best? (choose one of the following) *:
Bachelor student IR kick-off session
Master's thesis IR kick-off session
Doctoral student IR kick-off session
Researcher IR kick-off session
Bachelor student IR kick-off session for a group (group leader fills in)
Master's thesis IR kick-off session for a group (group leader fills in)
Please answer the following questions to make the appointment and prepare for the guidance:
Date and time:

We arrange IR support sessions from Monday to Friday between 9 and 12 a.m. Please tell us which dates and times would suit you the best:
Most suitable dates and times (3-4 options):
For group sessions, please tell us:
Group size, teaching language and teaching location (for example education room in the Learning Centre, lecture hall, ...):
Major subject, topic of information retrieval and previous experience in information retrieval:

What subject do you major in? / Which department do you work in?
What is the topic of your thesis or research (if known)?
Which electronic resources of the Aalto University Learning Centre have you used?
Estimate how well you know the following:

Resource I know this one well I have tried this I have not tried this
E-journal databases (e.g. Ebsco):
E-book services (e.g. Ebrary):
Citation databases (Web of Science, Scopus):
Sage Research Methods Online (SRMO):
What topics do you wish to be covered in the meeting? Describe briefly your information need.
How did you learn about our IR support sessions?
Further questions or comments?
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