Helsinki University Library web site has been redesigned. The new site was published on August 22, 2019
Follow the news from the library on the new library website at www.helsinki.fi/library.
This separate news blog or feeds generated from it won’t be updated anymore.
Academy of Finland September 2019 call is open 3.9.-25.9.2019. Data Support´s Data Management Plan review service is available for University of Helsinki researchers who wish their DMP to be checked and commented.
Please, email your DMP at the latest 15 September to email@example.com. The sooner the better. Plans are handled in arrival order.
NB! Helsinki Data Support arranges Data Management Plan workshops during the August and September. See the full schedule of your campus here.
More information on DMP and RDM:
Campus libraries in Meilahti, Kumpula and Viikki are open again. Please notice that these libraries are still open under summer opening hours (Mon-Fri 8-16) until August 25th.
Opening hours during fall semester (August 26th – December 15th, 2019)
Helsinki University Library is back to normal opening hours on Monday August 26th.
Kumpula Campus Library is open Mon-Fri 8-18, customer service desk Mon-Fri 10-17. During the rest of the opening hours library operates as Self-Service Library.
Viikki Campus Library is open Mon-Fri 8-19, customer service desk Mon-Fri 10-17. During the rest of the opening hours library operates as Self-Service Library.
Meilahti Campus Library at Terkko Health Hub is open Mon-Fri 8-20, customer service desk 10-17. During the rest of the opening hours library operates as Self-Service Library.
Main Library Kaisa House is open Mon-Fri 8-20, Sat 11-17 and Sun 15.9.-1.12. 11-17. Customer service on the 3rd floor is open Mon-Fri 10-19 and Sat 11-17. During the rest of the opening hours and on Sundays library operates as Self-Service Library.
From the Midsummer, Friday June 21st on, Kumpula, Meilahti and Viikki Campus Libraries will be closed. Main Library Kaisa House and Learning Centre Aleksandria will also have shorter opening hours. From June 24th to August 25th Kaisa House is open 8:00-18:00 (customer service 10:00-18:00) on weekdays. On Saturdays, the library is closed.
Opening hours at Midsummer
Thursday, June 20
- Main Library Kaisa House is open 8-18, customer service 10-18.
- Learning Centre Aleksandria is open 8-17:45.
- Learning Centre Minerva is open 8-15:45.
- Kumpula, Meilahti and Viikki Campus Libraries are open 8-16, customer service 10-16.
At Midsummer, June 21-23, the learning centres and all library locations are closed. Aleksandria can be accessed with magnetic key during Midsummer (from 7 a.m. until 1 a.m.).
SUMMER 2019 in the Library
All Helsinki University Library’s services during the summer (eg customer service hours, loan periods, returns and reservations, HUPS and Interlibrary loans) can be found from the page SUMMER 2019 in the Library.
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On Wednesday May 29th libraries are open as follows:
– Main Library 8-18, customer service 10-18
– Kumpula, Meilahti and Viikki Campus Libraries 8-16, customer service 10-16
Learning Centres Aleksandria and Minerva are open 8-17:45.
On Thursday May 30th (Ascension Day) libraries and learning centres are closed.
Aleksandria can be accessed with the magnetic key.
SUMMER 2019 in the Library
The Kaisa House’s overnight return machine has broken down and out of use from 13th until 15th of May 2019. You can return books outside of opening hours to both Kumpula and Viikki Campus Libraries.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this equipment failure.
Opening hours at the Kumpula, Meilahti and Viikki campus libraries in the summer are:
- 20.5.-20.6. Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Meilahti beginning on 27.5.), customer service 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- 21.6.-4.8. closed
- 5.8.-25.8. Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., customer service 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Long loan periods will start on May 23th for books with a 28 day loan period, 6.6. for 14 day loans and 18.6. for two day loans. These elongated loan periods do not affect books loaned from the Main Library Kaisa House, as it is open whole the summer.
When the campus libraries are closed, you can contact the Main Library Kaisa House customer service at the 3rd floor which is open with regular opening hours until Midsummer. Starting on 24.6. the customer service is open Mon-Fri 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
SUMMER 2019 in the Library
Kaisa House, Guidance Corner
Fabianinkatu 30, lobby area
Monday, May 6 at 12-14
Are you wondering about submitting your thesis? About when you will be getting a proposal for the thesis grade? About how to publish your thesis in University’s publication repository? About where Master’s theses are archived?
Come over to Guidance Corner to ask questions and discuss on Monday, May 6 at 12-14!
Experts from the Student Services and the Library will guide you through submitting your digital Master’s thesis and give advice concerning thesis assessment, approval, publishing and archiving. If your thesis has already been approved, you can also permit its publication in the open publication repository.
Opening hours on Tuesday April 30th:
– Main Library, Kaisa House 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. (customer service 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
– Kumpula, Meilahti and Viikki Campus Libraries 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (customer service 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.)
On Wednesday, May 1st, all library facilities and learning centres are closed.
There is no night use in the Learning Centre Aleksandria between 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30th and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1st.