Library’s customer service desks are closed on Wed 12 December

On Wednesday, December 12, all library’s customer service desks are closed due to the staff development day.

Library premises are open and available on a self-service basis as follows; Main Library Kaisa House 8-20, Kumpula Campus Library 8-18, Meilahti Campus Library 8-20 and Viikki Campus Library 8-19.

At the Self Service Library you can borrow and return material as well as use work stations and study.

When the customer service is closed you can not

  • pay fees at the counter
  • buy copy cards
  • get a temporary account to the wireless network (HUPNet-accounts)
  • get a key to reserved mobile storage unit
  • get ID Point identification service
  • get any personal instruction.

There will be phone service from 10 am to 7 pm. Call 02941 23920.

Additional information on Self-Service Library online.

Opening hours for Christmas season start on Monday, 17 December 2018. Check the opening hours online.

Print in City Service to Replace Unigrafia Cardboard Printing Cards

The copying and printing service with the Unigrafia cardboard cards (so called Magna Card)  is terminated at the Helsinki University Library. The new Print in City service replaces cardboard printing cards. With Print in City service, you can print, copy, and scan. The creation of separate guest IDs no longer needed for printing. Continue reading “Print in City Service to Replace Unigrafia Cardboard Printing Cards”

On Trial: Oxford Historical Treaties until 7.12

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Oxford Historical Treaties is  the resource for historical treaty research and home to the full text of The Consolidated Treaty Series (CTS),

the collection of treaties of all nations concluded from 1648 through 1919.

Full text of the individual treaties from within the series are reproduced as pdf:s exactly as they appear in the printed series.

The treaty titles and introductory information are searchable for example by treaty party, citation, and date or date range.

Feedback you can write to e-library@helsinki.fi

Trials: American Indian Newspapers and American Indian Histories and Cultures until 3.12

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University of Helsinki has access to American Indian Newspapers and American Indian Histories and Cultures.

American Indian Newspapers presents the publications of a range of communities, with an extensive list of periodicals produced in the United States and Canada, including Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Nevada and Oklahoma, from 1828 to 2016. The newspapers include national periodicals as well as local community news and student publications.

American Indian Histories and Cultures contains 130,000 volumes, over one million manuscript pages, 2,000 maps, 500 atlases, 11,000 photographs, and 3,500 drawings and paintings. The collection covers not only American Indian history, but archaeology, voyages, exploration and accounts of early America, the development of cartography, Philippine and Hawaiian history, and Central and South American history.

Feedback you can write to e-library@helsinki.fi

On Trial: Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law until 29.11.2018

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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law is a

comprehensive online resource containing peer-reviewed

articles on every aspect of public international law.

The encyclopedia is updated throughout the year.

Print-friendly PDFs are available for each article.

Browse all subjects

History of international law

Human rights

International co-operation

International criminal law

International economic law

International environmental law

International humanitarian law

International law and international relations

International organizations

The encyclopedia is available in the University of Helsinki network.

Feedback: e-library@helsinki.fi

On Trial: Colonial America until 12.11

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Colonial America will make available all 1,450 volumes of the CO 5 series from The National Archives, UK, covering the period 1606 to 1822. CO 5 consists of the original correspondence between the British government and the governments of the American colonies.

Feedback you can write e-library@helsinki.fi

On Trial: Victorian Popular Culture and Literary Manuscripts Berg until 12.11

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University of Helsinki has access to Victorian Popular Culture and Literary Manuscripts Berg until 12.11.

Victorian Popular Culture is a portal comprised of four modules, inviting users into the darkened halls, small backrooms, big tops and travelling venues that hosted everything from spectacular shows and bawdy burlesque, to the world of magic, spiritualist séances, optical entertainments and the first moving pictures.

 

Most of these unique manuscripts in Literary Manuscripts Berg are unavailable in any medium elsewhere. They are supplemented by some rare printed materials, including early editions annotated by the authors. Each author collection is included in its entirety, allowing users to browse and search the manuscripts as they would in the Berg Reading Room. Authors represented in this collection include The Bröntes, Joseph Conrad, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Alfred Tennyson, William Makepeace Thackeray and many others.

Feedback you can send e-library@helsinki.fi

 

 

On Trial: Gender Identity and Social Change until 12.11

Gender : Identity and Social Change is an essential primary source documenting the changing representations and lived experiences of gender roles and relations from the nineteenth century to the present. This  collection offers sources for the study of women’s suffrage, the feminist movement, the men’s movement, employment, education, the body, the family, and government and politics.

Feedback you can write to e-library@helsinki.fi

On Trial: Geofacets until 6.11

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Geofacets is available in the University of Helsinki until 6.11.

Geofacets contains 1.75 million easily discoverable and downloadable maps, figures, and tables from nearly 100 esteemed scientific publications.

You can use Geofacets to:

  • Characterize a geologic basin
  • Fill in knowledge gaps about a region or geologic subject area
  • Provide scientific backup for original analyses
  • Integrate published data with proprietary models in a GIS platform

For more information about Geofacets, visit their Learn & Support page.

If you would like to request additional training please fill out the contact form on our website and a team member will contact you shortly.

Feedback you can send to e-library@helsinki.fi