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26.6.2020 News

Library services in July

Libraries and the outside return boxes will be closed 27 June – 2 August due to the implementation of a new library system.

23.6.2020 News

Patron functions in Oula-Finna are out of use 29 June – 26 July

Oula-Finna will be upgraded during summer. You will not be able to place requests or renew your loans in Oula-Finna 29 June – 26 July.

16.6.2020 News

Libraries and return boxes are closed from 27 June to 2 August

All Oulu University Library units are closed from 27 June to 2 August, 2020 due to the implementation of a new library system.

11.6.2020 News

New library system in summer

Oulu University Library will introduce a new library system this summer, and at the same time the collections of Oulu University Library and Oulu University of Applied Sciences Library will be merged into one database. The libraries are closed 27 June – 2 August 2020 due to the implementation of the new system. The updated library system will not be apparent to Oulu University Library users, since it will continue to use the familiar Oula-Finna interface. Current loan and user information is automatically transferred into the new system.

5.6.2020 News

Library’s summer services, opening hours and closure (27 June – 2 August)

Summer opening hours and services Pegasus Library and Medical Library:1 June – 26 June open Mon-Fri 10–15 (Sat-Sun closed).

29.5.2020 News

Libraries open on 1 June with limited opening hours and services

Pegasus Library, Medical Library and Health and Social Care Library on the Oamk Kontinkangas campus are open

12.5.2020 News

Oulu University Library to open to the public in phases on 1 June

Pegasus Library, the Medical Library and the Health and Social Care Library on the Oamk Kontinkangas campus will open to the public on 1 June with limited services and opening hours. Students and staff of the University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences have been able to borrow important material with special arrangements during the library’s closure and this service will continue until 31 May.

5.5.2020 News

The effects of the new guidelines from the Government of Finland (4.5.2020) on library's operations will be announced as soon as possible

All Oulu University Library units are still closed. We are currently investigating the possibilities of opening the library facilities gradually in a secure way.

29.4.2020 News

New databases for humanities in trial use until June 30

University of Oulu students and staff now have access to the Manchester Hive and Past Masters (InteLex) platforms until the end of June. Log in to Oula-Finna with your University of Oulu user ID (Haka login) in order to access the electronic resources remotely.

23.4.2020 News

New e-books

Log in with your University of Oulu user ID (Haka login) in order to access the electronic resources in Oula-Finna. If there is a lack of new e-book material in your field of study or research, we offer help with your search. Please contact us at kirjasto.kokoelmat@oulu.fi

14.4.2020 News

Wiley Online Library is working normally again

The technical issues with Wiley Online Library e-materials have now been fixed. Wiley Online Library is working normally again.  

9.4.2020 News

The digital archive of Swedish daily newspapers has been opened to everyone for one month

Svenska Dagstidningar online service contains Swedish daily newspapers in digitized form including the biggest newspapers Aftonbladet, Dagens industri, Dagens nyheter, Expressen and Svenska dagbladet. 

6.4.2020 News

Kansalliskirjaston digitoitujen lehtiaineistojen käyttö - dataklinikka etänä 22.4.2020

Tutustu digi.kansalliskirjasto.fi -palvelun käyttöön keskiviikkona 22.4.2020 klo 14.30-15.30 järjestettävässä dataklinikassa Z

2.4.2020 News

Can't find articles? Find a database difficult to use?

Information specialists help you with information searching problems also remotely! Contact us for advice, or book a time for remote assistance:

2.4.2020 News

Information about Iris.ai webinars and COVID-19 material

Since April, Iris.ai is hosting a monthly online workshop that will guide you through the use of Iris.ai tools.

27.3.2020 News

Kotimaisia digitoituja lehtiaineistoja tutkimuskäytössä

Oulun yliopisto on mukana hankkeessa, jossa tutkijat ja opiskelijat pääsevät tutkimaan omilta koneiltaan tekijänoikeuden alaisia digitoituja lehtiaineistoja kirjautumalla 

26.3.2020 News

Publishers are opening their content in response to COVID-19

Many publishers have now opened their content more widely than usual due to the COVID-19 situation.

25.3.2020 News

The direct links to Books24x7 e-books in Oula-Finna are now working normally

The issue has now been fixed and the direct links to Books24x7 e-books in Oula-Finna are now working normally.

25.3.2020 News

Students and staff members may get necessary book loans from the library on certain conditions from 25.3. onwards

From Wednesday, March 25 onwards University of Oulu students and staff may get necessary books from the library during the exceptional situation on certain conditions.

23.3.2020 News

Access e-books remotely by logging into Oula-Finna with your University of Oulu user ID

The e-books can be found by title in the Oula-Finna database in the same way as the printed books.

20.3.2020 News

Pearson’s e-course books on a trial run in VitalSource Bridge

As a trial run, Pearson publishing company’s electronic course books can now be accessed via the VitalSource Br

20.3.2020 News

JoVE Journal of Visualized Experiments - trial until 15.6.2020 - koekäytössä 15.6.2020 saakka

JoVE trial has been prolonged until 15.6.2020 -

18.3.2020 News

Access library services remotely

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

17.3.2020 News

Oulu University Library units are closed from Wednesday March 18 onwards

The premises of the University of Oulu, including the libraries, will be closed on Wednesday, March 18, in accordance with the guidelines from the Government of Finland.