Facilities and equipment
Group study facilities, workstations and quiet reading rooms – we have it all! Library-specific facilities and equipment are listed below.
Customers who are not students or staff can use the coin-operated machine on the 2nd floor of Pegasus Library. The price for prints and copies is 20 cents / page.
It is also possible to print from the open access terminals on the 1st floor of Pegasus Library (20 cents / page).
It is possible to scan articles or other documents to your e-mail with the Canon multifunction devices in every library unit. Scanning is free of charge.
Library customers who are not students or staff can scan to a USB stick or to their own e-mail with the coin-operated multifunction device located on the 2nd floor of the library. The price is 20 cents for activating the multifunction device (regardless of the number of pages scanned).
Microfilm readers are located on the 2nd floor of Pegasus Library, room PK226. Microfilm readers are connected to computers for downloading.
You can reserve a microfilm reader with the booking calendars next to the devices for a maximum of 2 hours at a time. You may save your scanned files to your memory stick or print to the Pegasus Library coin-operated multifunction device (20 cents / page) located on the second floor. The name of the printer is Canon iR-ADV C5030 / 5035 UFR ll.
The group study rooms are primarily intended for use by groups of two or more students. University of Oulu students can reserve them by using O365 calendars or Cella mobile application for a maximum of three hours per day. The reservation expires if the person who made it does not arrive within 15 minutes of the start of the reservation. See booking instructions.
Oamk students cannot book Pegasus Library group study rooms, but the rooms are freely available to all library users when there are no reservations.
The quiet reading rooms are designed for quiet study. Loud conversation, group work and use of mobile phones is not allowed. The new quiet reading room called Lukupesä (PK226) is located in the History collection room on the 2nd floor of the library. See the location of Lukupesä.
There are also 15 single study rooms in the Linguistics and History collection rooms on the 2nd floor of the Pegasus Library. Single study rooms 1, 2 and 3 located in the History collection room are lockable and the key can be borrowed from the library's customer service desk. See the location of the single study rooms.
Classroom workstations (login with University of Oulu user account) are freely available when class is not in session.
Computer classrooms in Pegasus Library (2nd floor):
Open access terminals for browsing the e-materials of Oamk and University of Oulu are near the 1st floor service desk. You can't use USB flash drives with the terminals. Printing is possible.
Laptop vendors near the library:
More information on the Campus ICT website: Use of Laptop Vendors.
There are two e-thesis workstations located on the 3rd floor of the library in a space called Topcorner. The workstation provides access to all electronic master's and diploma theses at the University of Oulu.
Electronic legal deposit materials are available for customer use on the legal deposit workstation in Topcorner on the 3rd floor of the library.
For long-term storage of material there are book lockers and lockable book trolleys (check availability in Oula-Finna). These can be borrowed from the library customer service free of charge for three months at a time.
All library material to be kept in the book lockers and trolleys must first be borrowed. For further information about book lockers and lockable book trolleys please contact the customer service desk on the first floor of the library.
The library has a CD and LP disc player with headphones for music listening. They are located in Musacorner on the 3rd floor of the library.
The group study room corridor (rooms PK251-PK269) located on the 2nd floor of the library is part of the 24/7 campus for University of Oulu students. The space is available for the University of Oulu students round the clock. Entrance with a personal campus card from the main passageway "Väylä" when the library is closed. You can get a campus card from the University of Oulu online shop.
Only University of Oulu students can reserve the group study rooms in Pegasus Library. Oamk students can use the group study rooms (during library hours) when they are not reserved. Read more about Oamk's 24/7 facilities at Linnanmaa campus.
There are three open access terminals (web browser only) and one open access terminal for browsing both the e-materials of Oamk and University of Oulu in the library premises.
Oamk students and staff can book facilities in the Health and Social Care Library via their email calendar for a maximum of three hours per day. Facilities are available every day of the week from 07:30 to 21:00. When the library is closed, you can access the premises with a separate access card, which you can get from the campus porters. See instructions for reserving study rooms.
There are also tables in the library suitable for group work.
There are five open access terminals for information searching and browsing the e-materials of Oamk in the library. One of the terminals is for browsing the e-materials of both University of Oulu and Oamk.
Oamk students can borrow a laptop from a laptop vendor located in the library. See detailed instructions on the ICT services website: Use of Laptop Vendors.
Storage lockers are located in the library lobby (Paasi 3 entrance). The trays have number locks. Some of the compartments are intended for day use and some are reserved for students working on their thesis for the semester.
Oamk and OSAO Kontinkangas unit students and staff can use the Health and Social Care Library also outside the opening hours. The self-service library is available for use every day 7:30-21:00, also on weekends.
Self-service use is possible with a separate electronic access key, which you can get from the campus porters. During self-service hours entry to the library is possible only via door Paasi 3. During self-service hours the library collections, premises and equipment are freely available for use. You can borrow and return items with the self-service machines.
There are reading places and workstations in the library. One open access terminal for browsing the e-materials of University of Oulu and Oamk.
The Oulainen Learning Centre is open Monday to Friday, 8:00-19:00, closed on weekends. When the staff are not present, you have access with a separate key. Entrance to the learning centre is until 15:30.