Laptops allowed in the quiet reading room on the 2nd floor of the Kaisa House

From Thursday, June 13, 2019 it is allowed to use laptops in the Main Library’s quiet reading room (no. 2011) on the 2nd floor of the Kaisa House. The smaller reading space (no. 2015) on the 2nd floor is still reserved for work without laptops.

Library’s silent spaces are coded with red signs. Be considerate and let the other visitors work in peace. Keep all your devices completely on mute, work quietly.
Read more about the Library Rules ->

From June 2019 onwards it is allowed to use laptops in the quiet reading room (no. 2011).
Smaller reading room (no. 2015) is still a laptop free zone.
Smaller quiet reading room (2015) can accommodate up to six people. It is located on the 2nd floor behind the lifts. The lights can be turned on by a light switch outside the room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Self-checkout machines only on the 3rd floor in Kaisa House

Starting Wednesday, June 12th, 2019, all self-checkout machines for borrowing will be located on the 3rd floor (the entrance floor of the library).

The machines on the other floors (underground floors K4 and K3 as well as floors 2, 4, 5, and 6) will no longer be available.

 

 

 

Library’s opening hours during and after the Midsummer

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.

Opening hours on Ascension Day, May 29th-30th

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

On Trial: The Making of the Modern World until 20.6

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The Making of the Modern World is available until 20.6 in the University of Helsinki.

We have access to the 3 parts of the Making of the Modern World:

The Goldsmiths´-Kress Library of Economic Literature, 1450-1914 (part 1) as a primary source offers ways to understand  the emergence of modern economics and other social sciences. This collection includes the study of early economic, political, business and social history and for researching the literature of economics from this period.

The Making of Modern World: Part II, 1851-1914 takes the series to the end of the nineteenth century. Comprised mainly of monographs, reports, correspondence, speeches, and surveys, this collection broadens the international coverage of social, economic, and business history, as well as political science, technology, industrialization, and the birth of the modern corporation.

The Making of the Modern World: Part III, 1890-1945 takes The Making of the Modern World series deeper into the twentieth century covering the key events that have shaped the modern world like the First World War, the Great Depression, and the Second World War.

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

 

E-thesis Guidance – come and ask about submitting your thesis!

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 during May Day

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.

On Trial: The Making of Modern Law until 16.5

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The Making of Modern Law is available in the University of Helsinki until 16.5.

We have access to the following modules:

Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970, Part I and II

–  Part I and II are digital collections of historical legal codes and similar statutory materials, as well as commentaries on codes from around the world.

Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926

– complements the award-winning The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926. Coverage is primarily from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, but there are also several hundred classics in European international law since the seventeenth century.

Also available in Helka database.

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