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Business Guide: Can't find it?

Where and how to start?

Contact Aalto University learning centre customer service:

+358 50 316 1011

As self-study material library offers you the Guide to information retrieval. This guide will take You through the basics of IR which is common to all disciplines.

Information Retrieval Help

Information retrieval help assists you with acute questions regarding information retrieval.

Interested in personal information retrieval guidance?

If you want a thorough guidance to information retrieval and using our information resources, book a time for personal guidance.

Interested in guidance in information retrieval for a student group?

IR kick-off session is an information retrieval (IR) and library use support session suitable for e.g. Aalto University School of Business Bachelor’s Thesis tutorial groups. The session introduces your group to the information resources available at Learning Centre.

Busy reasearcher? Don’t have time for visiting the Learning Centre?

Aalto Direct delivers all materials you need quickly and directly to your desk. The service is available only for Aalto University staff.

Aalto user, report a problem with e-resources to the Learning Centre

Can’t find it from our databases?

Check the availability from Finnish libraries via

Want to make an aquisition proposal?

If Learning Centre doesn’t have an important book, journal or database, you can make an acquisition proposal.

Do you want material from other libraries?

Materials not available in Learning Centre collections can be requested from other libraries in Finland or abroad by filling an order form.

Aalto University students and staff can order books and article copies free of charge from the National Repository Library in Kuopio. The National Repository Library is the shared storage and interlibrary loan facility for all Finnish libraries.

Please note! Starting from 1.1.2023 Aalto University is involved in the pilot project of the National Repository Library. During the pilot project, the Repository Library sends the copies of requested articles directly to the library's customers by e-mail. Only the publications with ISSN is included in the pilot project. The duration of the project is the year 2023. Article copies from other libraries are sent in print form by the library services.


Alternative access to articles