With the help of this self-study material made by library professionals, you will learn about the Library's services and how to seek information in the Janet database. You will also get tips on how to evaluate information you have found.

Without further ado, let's get going!

1. As a student you are already a Library customer

In this video Kirsi Laasasenaho introduces the contents of the self-study material and the workshops and explains why you should learn to use the Library services right from the start of your studies. You should listen carefully to these helpful tips by an expert.

Slideshow: Introduction to information seeking 

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2. How can you get a library card? What are the Library’s self-service hours?

In this video (partly subtitled) Susanna Niemilahti-Könkkölä introduces JAMK Library services in a pragmatic way. The video includes a few exercises.

Slideshow: Library services

 

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3. Janet library database is your route to printed and electronic information

In this three videos Birgitta Kurvinen instructs how to use the Janet database. You will learn the basic features of Janet database when searching for a certain title or information on a specific topic in library collections. You will also learn how to filter the search results and check the availability of material in Janet.

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4. Information evaluation skills

In this video Riitta Ruuska talks about a subject that cannot be emphasized enough. Among other things, you will learn the difference between scientific, professional and popular sources of information.

Slideshow: Evaluating information and source criticism

 

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