Welcome to Turku University Library - please see the video for new students!
Course books are available in both printed and electronic format. Books can be found by the title or author in the Volter database. Volter also tells you which library has them and whether there are books available on a shelf or not.
Course books can be borrowed for two weeks and other books for four weeks. There are also exeptions so check the return dates carefully!
Some course books are also in e-format, make sure you check this out! You can access e-books 24/7, wherever you are.
If a book you are looking for is on loan, make a reservation. It is free and usually works fast. Remember to check the overnight loans as well!
If your mobile fits into your pocket, then yes it does! You can access e-resources whenever, wherever.
A library card, borrowing, renewal and reservations are totally free. You don't need to pay anything if you return your loans on time and in good condition. Some services such as interlibrary loans cost a little, check the fees in our Pricelist of Services.
Of course not! Only red zones require total silence. Red zone is meant for silent study without laptops or mobile devices.
No worries if you forgot your laptop home, you can borrow a laptop from any of the libraries. The Feeniks Library also has ipads to borrow and graphing and function calculators can be borrowed from the Quantum Library.
Yes! You are entitled to an extended loan period for course books. The first loan period is extended for one week.
You can also become a Celia customer by contacting Turku University Library. University students with print disabilities can borrow textbooks free of charge from Celia.
There are plenty of extensive handbooks and reference works to get into your subject. Yuo find them in Volter database by searching with your subject or using search words such as handbook, encyclopedia or companion, for example education AND handbook, geography AND companion or economics AND encyclopedia.
More information in library's guides.
Library guides (Subject guides)