Anita Laamanen

Information specialist

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Personal profile

Expertise area

I am a librarian. I handle all matters related to electronic information sources such as the acquisitions, metadata, access, implementation and troubleshooting. I oversee the functionalites of the VTT's discovery service. My role is also training, communication and design of online content. I am interested in Information Literacy, Altmetrics, Open Science and Digital Libraries.

Education/Academic qualification

Humanities, University of Oulu


Master, Turku University of Applied Sciences


Bachelor, Turku University of Applied Sciences



  • Z665 Library Science. Information Science
  • Altmetrics
  • Bibliometrics
  • Information Literacy
  • Open Science
  • ZA4050 Electronic information resources
  • CRIS
  • Discovery Search
  • Open Access
  • Reference Management
  • ZA4450 Databases
  • Scopus
  • Summon
  • Web of Science
  • Z719 Libraries (General)
  • Research Libraries
  • Science Libraries

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social media Social Sciences
open access Social Sciences

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Research Output 2013 2019

Open Access

Tietolähdekoulutuksen kehittäminen tutkimuslaitoksessa: Case VTT: YAMK-opinnäytetyö

Translated title of the contribution: Developing information source training in a research institute: Case VTT: Master's thesisLaamanen, A., 2017, Turku: Turku University of Applied Sciences. 66 p.

Research output: ThesisMaster's thesisTheses

Open Access
research facility

Altmetriikka kuvaa tieteellisen julkaisemisen digitaalisen jalanjäljen

Laamanen, A., 2014, In : Tietoasiantuntija. 4, p. 20-22 1234.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Sosiaalinen media tieteellisissä kirjastoissa: Esimerkkitapauksena VTT: AMK-opinnäytetyö

Translated title of the contribution: Scientific libraries in the age of social media: Bachelor's thesisLaamanen, A., 2014, Turku: Turku University of Applied Sciences. 46 p.

Research output: ThesisBachelor's thesisTheses

Open Access
social media
open access

New directions for libraries

Laamanen, A., 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther conference contributionScientific

Open Access

Activities 2007 2019

  • 3 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
  • 2 Membership of network
  • 1 Invited talk

Finnish Research Library Association (STKS) (External organisation)

Anita Laamanen (Member)
2007 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of network

Informaatiolukutaito-seminaari: Verkon armoilla vai pedagogiikan pauloissa?

Anita Laamanen (Organiser)
1 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Koko kylä kasvattaa! Avoin ja eettinen tiede asiantuntijatyössä – seminaari

Anita Laamanen (Organiser)
16 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Informaatiolukutaito-seminaari: Tiedon monet kasvot – mikä on oikeaa tietoa, kuka valitsee faktat?

Anita Laamanen (Organiser)
17 Nov 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Altmetriikka – tieteellisen julkaisemisen digitaalinen jalanjälki

Anita Laamanen (Invited speaker)
5 May 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk