Welcome to the information retrieval guide, this guide will help you become a savvy online searcher and a critical thinker. The guide will help you with the entire information retrieval process from planning your searches to evaluating results and citing information.
Information retrieval skills are a vital part of information literacy which also refers to your ability to manage and critically evaluate information. Our aim is to ensure that all graduating students have good information retrieval skills required for information literacy, which entails that you:
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No research problem is too insignificant - we are here at the information skills clinic to help you!
At an information skills clinic you will receive personal guides in information seeking, help in finding and using the databases most relevant to your study subject and help with referencing.
Book a tailored clinic session by using our online form or by sending us an e-mail at tietokeskus[@]lamk.fi.