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August 2018 - June 2020
LAB University of Applied Sciences
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The open science and research (OSR) movement has been shaping the world of scholarly communication for a few years now. In Finland, the Ministry of Education and Culture promoted research information availability and open science through the Open Science and Research Initiative. As a part of this initiative, an evaluation of the openness of Finnish...
Customer feedback is an important asset for libraries willing to develop constantly their functions according to customer needs. Lahti University of Applied Sciences Information and library services use service design as a method for evaluating and developing services and collecting customer feedback. As a result of this process a need for new feed...
Finding high quality information is an ever-growing challenge in the academic world. The Library of Lahti University of Applied Sciences is tackling this challenge with the new Masto-Finna discovery tool which provides a single search interface for public catalogue and digital collections. With Masto-Finna, students can search the library catalogue...
Students are an important partner in research and development in Information and Library Services of Lahti University of Applied Sciences. One of the most visible projects implemented with students, the feedback pool, is a yet another great example of the versatile ways of working with students, thus providing them a great opportunity to present th...
Feedback pool™ (Palautepallomeri™) is a transparent and interactive feedback system at the Learning Centre Fellmannia. The pool was created together with users as part of a service design process, where the need for an easy-to-use feedback system surfaced.
In 2011, a regional and international Learning Centre Fellmannia was opened in Lahti, Finland. Fellmannia has an innovative approach to improve the student experience. The six-storey building provides spaces where people can gather, mix, socialize and exchange ideas, while giving up-to-date opportunities for learning in an online environment