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Harald Herlin Learning Centre

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Street address:
Otaniementie 9, Espoo

Mail address:
PO Box 17000
FI-00076 AALTO
+358 50 316 1011

Outside the service hours only Aalto University students can enter the premises with an access card.

More information:
Harald Herlin Learning Centre



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This guide contains essential tips and useful links on the fields of ceramics and glass, industrial design, interior architecture, spatial design and  fashion and textile design.

Aalto-Primo portal provides access to all resources available at Aalto University.

Books -search for printed books and e-books

Journals- see journals available for your studies, search for e-journals and check the locations of printed journals

Articles and databases - find essential databases
Start here when working on a theses

Journal and article assessment - information on article and journal assessment including links to databases that offer citation information, and information on open access publishing and publication assessment at Aalto University

Dictionaries and reference works - use dictionaries and reference works offered by the library

Theses and dissertaions - provides information on accessing and publishing theses and dissertations completed at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Visual resources - guide to different kinds of image collections and services, image retrieval and copyright issues.

Using e-resources

Aalto University students and staff:

  • Using university workstations on landline network
  • Using Aalto University username and password to login from outside of the university network (off-campus use)

Other customers:

  • Using Learning Centre workstations

Read more about using e-resources and conditions of use for e-resources.

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