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22.9.2020 News

Library services for students with print disabilities

Celia Library provides course books in accessible formats for print-disabled students. Celia is a national center for accessible literature and publishing in Finland.

14.9.2020 News

Library card in Tuudo

Tuudo mobile application for students also has a library card!

9.9.2020 News

Automatic renewal of loans ended on 31 August – remember to check the due dates of your loans!

This summer’s automatic renewal of loans has ended on 31 August 2020.

31.8.2020 News

Self-service use of Health and Social Care Library and Oulainen Learning Centre

Self-service use of Health and Social Care Library

28.8.2020 News

Library training for the new students

Library orientation training sessions are organized for the new students of University of Oulu, Oamk and OSAO Kontinkangas Unit. 

27.8.2020 News

The top floor of the Pegasus Library and other facilities temporarily closed for renovations will be opened on September 1

Renovations in Pegasus Library are progressing, and the facilities on the top floor will again be available to customers from September 1 onwards. However, the furnishing of the new music room is s

24.8.2020 News

Music materials in Pegasus Library

A new music room will be opened on the top floor of the Pegasus Library later in the autumn, where the library's music materials (sheet music, music literature, recordings) will be placed.

13.8.2020 News

New library system – what changes?

Oulu University Library has replaced the old library system with a new system, Alma. Oula-Finna will continue to serve as a customer interface, but there are some minor changes in Oula-Finna functionalities. This page gathers information on these changes.

12.8.2020 News

Direct links to Skillsoft/Skillport (former Books24x7) e-books are working again

Direct links to Skillsoft/Skillport (former Books24x7) e-books are working again in Oula-Finna – also in remote use with HAKA-login (University of Oulu students and staff).

6.8.2020 News

HAKA-login to Oula-Finna is being updated at the moment

Oulu University Library has replaced the old library system with a new system, Alma. This means some changes also in Oula-Finna functionalities.

4.8.2020 News

Renovations continue to affect the use of facilities in Pegasus Library

The main entrance of the library is open again and the outdoor return box is back in use. However, some of the library premises are still closed due to renovation.

3.8.2020 News

E-books from Dawsonera not available at the moment

Dawsonera e-book service has been discontinued and the e-books from the service are out of use at the moment. We are making arrangements to transfer access to our Dawsonera e-books to other platfor

30.7.2020 News

Libraries will open on 3 August

Oulu University Library units will open on Monday, 3 August after the closure in July. In Pegasus, renovations continue to affect the availability of library materials and the use of facilities.

24.7.2020 News

Oula-Finna has been updated: changes, for example, in login and links

The appearance of Oula-Finna has been refreshed and due to the new library system there is some changes also in functionalities. Also a separate portal has been added for Oamk students and staff.

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 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