Access library services remotely

Below is a summary of the online services available during the exceptional situation caused by the coronavirus.

Customer service

You can reach the library customer service by e-mail at and via the chat in Oula-Finna. The phone numbers to our library units are listed here.

E-books and other e-resources

The e-books and other electronic resources are accessible to University of Oulu and Oamk students and staff  by logging into Oula-Finna with University of Oulu or Oamk user ID (Haka login):

You can use our e-book guides University of Oulu e-books and Oamk e-books to get started. If you have problems with the use of electronic resources, contact the library's e-resource experts at

Information service

You can ask for advice on information seeking and on the use of databases and electronic resources  via chat in Subject guides and by e-mail at

Information skills training sessions and Book a librarian online guidance sessions will be held online. 

The subject guides and guides on the available tools and information resources can be found on the LibGuides pages.

Acquisition suggestions

Library customers can suggest that the library purchases a book or a journal (also electronic publications). Make an acquisition suggestion

Interlibrary loan service and requests from the National Repository Library

For interlibrary service related questions, contact

Staff and students of the University of Oulu and Oamk can order article copies without charge from the National Repository Library by logging into Oula-Finna with their University of Oulu or Oamk user ID (Haka login), see instructions for University of Oulu students and staff and for Oamk students and staffEDIT 1.9.2021: The delivery of articles ordered from the National Repository Library changes due to the negotiations with Kopiosto.  From 1 September, the National Repository Library will send the scanned articles to the ordering library, from which they will be delivered to the requester in paper. The transmission of articles in electronic form is not permitted under copyright law.

Publishing of theses

Support for the publishing of master's theses, diploma theses and bachelor's theses is available by e-mail at

If you have questions related to the plagiarism prevention system Urkund, contact

Oulun yliopisto tutkii

For matters related to the Oulun yliopisto tutkii research information system, contact

Acta Universitatis Ouluensis

The Acta Universitatis Ouluensis editorial office can be reached by e-mail and phone. The preferable way to contact us is via the e-mail address

Open access publishing

Open access publishing support is available by e-mail at

Research data and bibliometric services

For research data related questions, contact

Library's bibliometric services  can be reached by e-mail at