Library's pricelist of services

The pricelist of services is in effect starting 20th November 2017

Customer service

Item available notice by mail free of charge
Book or article copy ordered from another Turku University campus (Turku, Rauma, Pori) see Interlibrary services below
Overdue fee (not course books, see below) 2 € / book, book trolley/locker
​- does not apply to University of Turku personnel
Suspension fee (Lost Item Processing Fee = LIPF)* 5 € / book, book trolley/locker
​- LIPF follows on loans which are 28 days overdue or overnight loans which are 14 days overdue
​- LIPF applies also to University of Turku personnel
​Fee for lost book trolley/locker key 10
Fee for lost researcher room key 80
Fees for course books
​- apply also to University of Turku personnel
​- overdue fee for course books (covers LIPF fee) 1 € / day / book
maximum 10 € / book
​- fee for overnight and weekend loans (covers LIPS fee) 20 € / book

Minimum fee for replacement of lost or damaged publication
Customer can also acquire a similar copy to replace the lost or damaged item.

100
- Partial payment of the legal deposit: payment for repairing partially damaged Fennica material (no replacement available) 30 €
Laptops and tablets
​- overdue fee ​20 €
​- fee for missing charger ​50 €
​- fee for broken display ​250 €
​- fee for lost or broken device ​500 €
- fee for lost or broken calculator 100 €
Invoicing fee 10 €
New library card to replace a missing one 5 €
Plastic bag 0,20 €
Ear plugs ​0,50 €

*LIPF fee and suspension of borrowing rights follow in case

  • customer has fees 10 € minimum
  • loan is overdue 28 days
  • overnight or weekend loan is overdue 14 days
  • book trolley/locker key is overdue 28 days
Interlibrary Services

Interlibrary services for Turku University customers ​University of Turku students, staff, departments and cash customers ​Other customers (invoiced)
Loans from National Repository Library (Kuopio) 4,5 € ​9 €
Loans from Finland 9 € ​18 €
Book or article copy ordered from another Turku University campus (Turku, Rauma, Pori) 2 € ​as from Finland
Loans from Nordic Countries 10 € ​20 €
Loans from other countries 20 € ​40 €
Microfiches 4 € ​8 €
Microfilms / consignment 9 ​18 €
Paper copies from Finland 6 € ​12 €

Paper copies from abroad
1-30 pages, next pages 5 € /10 pages

12 € ​24 €
​Interlibrary services for other libraries and facilities Public institutions Commercial enterprises, corporations Other countries
Loans ​9 € ​18 € ​18 €
​Micsrofiches / consignment ​4 € ​8 € 9 €
Microsilms / consignment 9 €​ 18 €​ 18 €​
​Paper copies from our collections
1-30 pages, next pages 5 € / 10 pages
​6 € ​1-30 pages 12 €, next pages 5 € /10 pages ​1-30 pages18 €, next pages 5 € /10 pages
Urgent deliveries: pricelist fee is doubled
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Based on the Rector’s decision the University of Turku has introduced an invoice fee of 15 € (alv 0%) for small sales. The amount of the additional fee depends on the expences caused by invoicing and it will be revised annually. The small invoice fee is added to invoices under 100 € (without taxes). The interlibrary services of the Turku University Library invoices customers biannually/annually.
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Minimum fee for replacement of lost or damaged publication is at least 100 euros depending on the value of the item. Customer can also acquire a similar copy to replace the lost or damaged item.
 
Urgent orders, orders by phone and otherwise exceptional orders must always be agreed on separately with the personnel of the interlibrary services.
After negotiating with the client Turku University Library reserves a right to charge the customer expenses considerably exceeding the ones mentioned in the price list.
Interlibrary loans which are not fetched are charged according to the price list.
 
Prices are based on the decree concerning payments charged for the university services given by the Ministry of Education (not translated; only available in Finnish).

Information Services

Library provides customers a wide range of freely available online materials to support their independent information seeking: https://utuguides.fi. The University of Turku students and personnel are also entitled to participate in training sessions offered by the library. For more information, please visit library’s website.


All library customers will receive guidance free of charge at the customer service of the libraries. The University of Turku personnel and students will be offered free personal guidance if allowed by library staff’s work schedule and if no other appropriate training is available.

Information retrieval guidance

 
​Information retrieval guidance Espeacially demanding guidance or guidance in a foreign language
University of Turku students and personnel free of charge free of charge
Other customers 70 € / hour 90 € / hour
 
Other fees including online teaching fees will be agreed on separately.
Metrics and Evaluation Services

Library offers metrics services free of charge for the central management of the University of Turku and if allowed by work schedules to the faculties, to the other units of the university and to single researchers for funding applications (excluding grants).
 
Personal guidance is offered for the university staff and students only if there are no other training alternatives available.

Library will negotiate with the customer the feasibility, scope, schedule and price of the analyses. Depending on the extent of the analysis, the library requires at least seven working days for delivery.

  University of Turku personnel and students, VAT 0 %

Basic citation analysis for an individual researcher with less than 100 publications.
(Analysis covers citations counts for a researcher’s publications and an h-index derived from one database; a comprehensive publication list in electronic format required by the library)

More extensive citation analyses, self-citation removal or analyses based on several databases (price / number of hours will be agreed on separately)

60 €*

 

 


60 € / hour*

 

Personal guidance (by appointment only)

- 1/2 huor
- more than 1/2 hour(minimiveloitus 60€) 

free of charge
60 €* / hour*

*All invoices under 100 € are subjected to a billing fee of 15 € (VAT 0 %)

Copies and printouts

Paper copies and printouts (A4 and A3) 0,15 € / page
Colour copies and printout (A4 and A3) ​0,50 € / page

 * Double-sided copy/print is 2 pages

Student credits for printing and copying can be purchased online at UTUShop.

Prices are based on the Universities Act (558/2009) and the decree concerning payments charged for the university services given by the Ministry of Education (1082/2009). (Not translated; only available in Finnish).

At the campus in Turku Educarium, Turku School of Economics, Teutori and Feeniks Libraries accept payments with common debit and credit cards. Calonia and Quantum Libraries do not accept payments. Department of Teacher Education Library at Rauma and University Consortium Library at Pori accept payments with cash, debit and credit cards.