The Library’s guidance services Spring 2020

The Library offers remote guidance on information seeking and the use of e-materials as well as Thesis Sauna guidance for students working on their theses, as feasible. Send guidance requests to the Library’s emailSend Thesis Sauna guidance requests via this form, read more on our Find Sources for Your Thesis webpage.

Information Seeking Guidance for You

  • The library teaches students how to search, locate and evaluate information – and to use it effectively.
  • JAMK’s students begin the study of information seeking in their first academic year. The students take part in information seeking lessons also during their Thesis courses.
  • In the Thesis Sauna you can get one-to-one guidance on database search problems regarding your thesis.
  • Information seeking guidance in English can be reserved for groups by contacting the JAMK library.
  • The Jyväskylä libraries are open for everyone. See the information seeking guidance schedule on the Jyväskylä libraries’ website.

Thesis Sauna

  • Students working on their theses or development project reports can get one-to-one guidance in database search problems.
  • The Thesis Sauna is meant only for the JAMK students .
  • You can book a Thesis Sauna after you have participated in the information seeking lessons integrated into the Thesis courses.
  • The guidance will take approximately one hour.

Please book your Thesis Sauna guidance well beforehand by filling the Thesis Sauna form which you will find in the Elmo Student Intranet, under Library or by contacting the library. The following information is needed when making the booking: your contact information, a planned date and time for the Thesis Sauna (please suggest more than one date and time), the subject of your thesis or development project report, and special wishes regarding the content of the guidance.

Further information: kirjasto(at)