Limited Library Services

All Turku University Library units are closed  in order to prevent the coronavirus from spreding. 

Collection points for reserved material opens are in the Feeniks Library and Teacher Education Library in Rauma. The service is addressed to Turku University members only.

Turku University Library units will open in a limited capacity to students and staff starting from Monday 19.4.2021. You can browse the collections and use the machines and study areas by booking a library visit in advance.

Please contact library by email at library@utu.fi if you are not a student or personnel at Turku University and you have questions about library facilities and materials or your loans.

Customer service, information service and publishing support of the library will help you online 

Use of Materials at Library Premises

  • The automatic renewal is working as usual, but you can also renew your loans yourself if there aren't any other patrons' requests.
  • Please contact the library customer service by email library@utu.fi, if you need to have access to materials that can only be used on the library's premises
    • Electronic theses with restricted access (UTUPub terminal)
    • Cultural materials and workstations for cultural material
    • Max. 2 h/customer/day.
  • Raisio's Newspaper and Ephemera Services are open only with advance booking via email library@utu.fi.
  • Turku University Library units will open in a limited capacity to students and staff starting from Monday 19.4.2021. You can browse the collections and use the machines and study areas by booking a library visit in advance via email at library@utu.fi
  • You can read more about booking a visit at the library's web page.

Returns

  • Loans can be returned to the return boxes outside of Feeniks, Educarium and Calonia Library and to the return hatch of Teutori Library. 
  • Books are returned from the boxes every morning on week days. If you have questions about overdue fines, please contact library customer service.
  • Returns can also be mailed to the Feeniks Library with the address Feeniks-kirjasto, 20014 TURUN YLIOPISTO.

Interlibrary Services

  • During closure, library will run limited interlibrary services to the university staff and students and aims to deliver article requests from the National Repository Library. To make an article request, please send an email to kaukopalvelu@utu.fi. We are sorry for possible delays with interlibrary services.
    • Materials are sent as interlibrary loans for other libraries.
  • Borrowing between campuses (Turku - Rauma - Pori) is possible. Customers can borrow materials from campuses through the library's interlibrary services. Fill out the interlibrary loan request form online or contact us kaukopalvelu@utu.fi. The service is free of charge.

Other Services

  • Feeniks Library Research Rooms are available to those researchers who have reserved them.
  • Dissertation reading copys are at the information desk of the Natura building (entry through the door by the Vesilinnantie street).
     

New library guide will help you to use e-resources and electronic services

  • New library guide contains hints and tips how to use e-resources and library services

Learn and work at home with the help of E-resources

  • The electronic resources are available in the network of Turku University or through remote access. Remote access requires UTU user ID and password. You find all our electronic resources on the Volter database.
  • More information about electronic resources from utuguides   
  • Learn at your own pace and time - please see the material