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NB: Access to theses between 17 March and 13 April

In accordance with the guidelines given by the Finnish Government, Aalto University pauses all contact teaching. At the moment, Harald Herlin Learning Centre is closed until 13 April 2020. Access to the archive copies of the printed theses is currently not possible. Electronic theses, which are not available in open network, can be sent to customers if asked. All requests must be sent to oppimiskeskus@aalto.fi.

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Briefly about theses and dissertations in Aalto University

  • The master's theses of Aalto University and its predecessors are permanently preserved in electronic or printed format
  • The Learning Centre archives new master’s theses only in electronic format.
  • Printed archive copies of the theses are located in closed storage. You can read printed theses only in the premises of the Harald Herlin Learning Centre. You must place an order in advance. You cannot borrow theses.
  • Theses in electronic format are available in the Aaltodoc database. A full text version of the thesis is available if the author has given permission to that.
  • Dissertations are located in Doctoral Dissertations series on the first floor or in other collections of the Learning Centre. Dissertations can be borrowed.
  • You can read electronic theses, which are not available in open network, at the Harald Herlin Learning Centre customer computers.
  • Electronic theses, which are not available in the open network, can be sent to customers if asked. All requests must be sent to oppimiskeskus@aalto.fi.

What are you allowed to do with the theses?

  • you can print theses for your personal study and research purposes
  • you can take photocopies of the thesis for your personal study and research purposes
  • you do not have the right to publish the thesis on a webpage, forward it in an email or publish it in any other way
  • you cannot scan theses into files
  • you cannot borrow printed archive copies of theses
  • paper copies of theses won’t be submitted to customers by mail