The library is situated in the Tikkarinne Campus. The customer service is on the 1st floor, next to student restaurant Solina. The library offers updated professional and scientific information for Karelia UAS staff and students. Collections of the library consist of books, theses, newspapers, journals, audiovisual materials etc. We have both printed and electronic collections.
All the printed collections are located on the library’s 1st floor. Circulating material (course books, books of general collection, journals etc.) are placed in their own shelves. Lengths of loan periods varies: course books and journals 14 days, general collection 28 days. Detailed information of loan periods is shown on Karelia-Finna. Reference library books (non-circulating copies of the course books) are also located on the 1st floor. Those copies are not allowed to take outside the library. The self-service lending and returning devices are on the library’s 1st floor.
Library collections can be found on Karelia-Finna. At Finna, you have access to library’s databases, ebooks, ejournals, dictionaries etc. and you find information on library’s printed books and periodicals. You can also renew your loans there and make requests.
Off campus use is possible for Karelia UAS students and personnel by logging in with their personal Karelia UAS network username and password.
If you have any questions concerning ebooks, contact the library.
Ebooks are available at Karelia-Finna. Off campus use is possible for Karelia students and staff. Some ebooks are linked to Finna, and search results in Finna include access link to ebook. Some ebooks can only be found in ebook databases: go to Finna, type database name, click ‘database interface’ to access the database to search ebooks.
To see a list of ebook databases go to Finna home page and click ‘Ebook databases’.
Availability of ebooks via library:
- Please note that although an ebook can be purchased by individuals it may not be available for organisations (libraries).
- Publishers can also restrict the availability of the latest editions of books, and sometimes only older editions are available as an ebook.
Studying areas at the library
On the library’s 2nd floor there are bookable group work rooms, make a booking online http://web.karelia.fi/kirjastontilavaraus/ (to choose English version click ‘Kieli’). Please cancel your booking is you are not coming.
You can use library’s computer lab (on the library’s 2nd floor) whenever there are no lessons.
Silent study room (on the library’s 1st floor) is a place for you, when you need a quiet place to read or study. There are 6 computers and multiple studying desks without computers in the room.