Library Services from 14 May

  • The 1st floor of the library is open only for self-service lending and requests pick up, from Monday to Friday from 10 to 14.
  • Other facilities (despite self-service lending) are closed. The silent study space on the 1st floor is not in use. Studying in the library facilities or printing is not possible.
  • You can borrow library materials and pick up your requests from the pick-up shelf as self-service.
  • Follow the safety and hygiene instructions. Visit the library only if you feel 100% healthy. Please visit the library as quickly as possible.
  • We do not serve customers face-to-face in library facilities. Our remote customer service is open online Mon - Fri 11 - 14.
  • Please make sure that you have your library card with you, otherwise you cannot borrow library materials.
  • Check in Karelia Finna that your payment and library card issues are in order.
  • If you have issues with borrowing with the lending machine, please contact us by phone 050 311 9545, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or chat https://karelia.finna.fi/. Please note the service hours above.
  • Overdue fees can only be paid online in Karelia Finna or by an invoice.
  • Please note: If you request a book available, we will charge 1 euro service fee.
  • Check possible opening hour exceptions from Karelia Finna >> https://karelia.finna.fi/OrganisationInfo/Home?lng=en-gb#86262
  • We do not clean returned items, borrowing is on your own risk.

 You can contact us online Mon - Fri from 11 to 14

  • chat in Karelia-Finna https://karelia.finna.fi/
  • email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • tel. +358 50 311 9545 (also SMS and WhatsApp)

Library collections can be found on Finna at https://karelia.finna.fi. 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 make a reservation of library materials on loan and renew your loans.

Off campus use is possible for Karelia UAS students and personnel by logging in with their personal Karelia UAS network username and password.


Information search workshops in English

The self-service return machine has been opened. It is possible to check-in books by the self-service return machine