Autumn semester opening hours in the Library from 27 August

Linna library serves according to autumn semester opening hours from Monday, 27 August. Arvo library shifted to the autumn opening hours two weeks ago. Silent Reading Room in Linna is closed because of renovation until 2 September.

At the beginning of 2019 the current libraries of the University of Tampere, Tampere University of Technology and Tampere University of Applied Sciences will merge into the library of the new Tampere University that will offer library services to the higher education institution formed by UTA, TUT and TAMK. We will inform you about the opening hours of the new library at the end of the semester.

Autumn semester opening hours 27 August – 14 December 2018

Linna library

  • Mon-Fri 8.00 – 19.00, Customer Service 00 – 19.00
  • Sat 10.00 – 15.00, Customer Service 00 – 15.00

PLEASE NOTE: Silent Reading Room (2nd floor) is closed until 2 September because of renovation. Normally it is available 24/7 for the University of Tampere students with the key card.

Arvo library

  • Mon – Thu 8.00 – 17.00, Customer Service 00 – 17.00
  • Fri 8.00 – 16.00, Customer Service 00 – 16.00

Arvo Learning Center (1st floor) available 24/7 for the University of Tampere students with the key card. On weekdays between 21.00 and 5.30 and on weekends also a PIN code is needed. Ask it from IT Helpdesk in Arvo building.

Newspaper Reading Room in Main building

  • Mon-Fri 8.00 – 19.00, Customer Service tel. 050 563 0935 Mon 12.00 – 15.00, Wed & Fri 9.00 – 12.00

On the eve of public holidays the library offices will be closing at 4 pm

Opening hours on the website
Library offices and contact information

In English

Data Management Plan Workshop for Academy of Finland call

Come and learn how to create a data management plan for Academy of Finland September 2018 call by participating the Library’s workshop!

Each session will have a short introduction to data management and to Academy of Finland guidelines. DMPTuuli data management planning tool will be utilized in the workshops. In these sessions, you can ask for assistance from the specialists of the University Library, Finnish Social Science Data Archive and IT services.

If you want to have more detailed comments about your DMP, please send it beforehand to oa@uta.fi.

Sessions:

  • Arvo library – Classroom Mauri (B109) Tue 11 September at 13.15-14.45
  • Linna library – Classroom Elina (3022) Thu 20 September at 13.15-14.45 

Enrolment

More information:
Information Specialists Saila Huuskonen and Tomi Toikko, Saila.Huuskonen@uta.fi, Tomi.Toikko@uta.fi

Library’s Research Data Guide

Linna and Arvo libraries in self-service use 15 August

On Wednesday, 15 August, the staff of Tampere University Library and other Tampere3 libraries (TUT, TAMK) will have a training day. On that day the premises of Linna and Arvo libraries are available for the customers during the opening hours but the Customer Service is closed. You can borrow books and return your loans using the self-service machines and pay library fees online. Linna is open 8.00–16.00 and Arvo 8.00–17.00.

There is no staff on chat service, and emails will be answered the next day. You can find answers on our website among Frequently Asked Questions. The question box on Library home page offers ready questions when you start writing. You can also choose a topic from the word cloud.

More information:
Leena Horsma-aho, Manager, Student Information Services, Leena.Horsma-aho@uta.fi
kirjasto@uta.fi

Library’s opening hours and contacts

Arvo library shifts to autumn semester opening hours 13 August

Arvo library on Kauppi campus shifts to autumn semester opening hours Monday 13 August when new medical students start their work. Arvo library is open from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 17.00, customer service from 9.00 to 17. 00, and on Fridays from 8.00 to 16.00, customer service from 9.00 to 16.00.

Linna library on the Main campus will shift to autumn season opening hours 28 August.

You will find the Library’s current opening hours on our front page and detailed information on Opening hours and contacts web page.

Humanities E-Book migrated to Fulcrum platform on August the 1st 2018

The books of Humanities E-Book database are available now on a new and more user friendly platform Fulcrum. Fulcrum offers an enhanced reader experience especially with mobile devices and it allows for example chapter downloads.

Click the database’s Browse and Search button to see the new view and functionalities. In remote access please sign in to the database with your UTA basic user account.

You can find more detailed information about Humanities E-Book’s Fulcrum migration here.

More information: phankinta@uta.fi

U.K. Parliamentary Papers database in use at the University of Tampere

U.K. Parliamentary Papers is in use at the University of Tampere until 31st of December 2018. Access has been acquired to House of Commons 20th Century Collection. In the advanced search page you can see the papers available at the University of Tampere.

You can find more information and instructions in the U.K. Parliamentary Papers guide.

U.K. Parliamentary Papers (House of Commons 20th Century) is also on our Databases list. In remote access please log in with your UTA basic user account.

More information: phankinta@uta.fi

Problems with sending Library’s messages

Yesterday and today the Library has had problems with sending item available notices and overdue notices because of a device failure. To make sure, we have sent some notices twice to customers.

At the moment the problem is being resolved. We apologize for the delay of notices and for the double notices.

Remember, that according to the Library’s circulation rules the customers themselves have to take care of renewal and returning of their loans in time. Even if the Library’s notices have not arrived at all the customer still has to pay the possible overdue charges. More about the circulation instructions on our website.

Renovation in Linna’s Silent Reading Room begins 25 June

The renovation in Linna library’s Silent Reading Room will begin on Monday, 25 June. During the renovation its premises will be out of customer use. The renovation is planned to be finished by the beginning of September.

The other working premises in Linna are available according to the summertime opening hours and the Learning Center in Arvo library is available 24/7 for the University students with the key card. In Arvo on weekdays between 21.00 and 5.30 and on weekends also a PIN code is needed. Ask it from Arvo building’s IT Helpdesk (E106).

On the Main campus the classrooms 1, 7 and 8 in TietoPinni are accessible 24/7. In addition, floors 3 and 4 in the front part of the Pinni A building are accessible 24/7 with the student card during the summertime renovations.

Silent Reading Room is a popular study space. Now e.g. its electricity systems and surfaces will be renovated. The larger studying area will get new furnishings and a carpet to improve the functionality and comfort of its premises.

The Library apologizes for the inconvenience caused by the renovation.

Study spaces in the Library
Summertime opening hours

More information:
Suvipäivi Pöytälaakso-Koistinen, Manager, Suvipaivi.Poytalaakso-Koistinen@uta.fi, and kirjasto@uta.fi

Linna and Arvo libraries’ premises in self-service use 15 August

On Wednesday, 15 August, the premises of Linna and Arvo libraries are available for the customers during the opening hours but the Customer Service is closed. You can borrow books and return your loans using the self-service machines and pay library fees online. Linna is open 8.00–16.00 and Arvo 8.00–17.00.

The reason for this exceptional self-service day is the staff training day of all Tampere3 libraries (UTA, TUT and TAMK).

You can find answers online among Frequently Asked Questions. The question box on Library front page offers ready questions when you start writing. You can also choose a topic from the word cloud.

More information:
Leena Horsma-aho, Manager, Student Information Services, Leena.Horsma-aho@uta.fi
kirjasto@uta.fi

Library’s opening hours and contacts

Linna’s Silent Reading Room closed from Midsummer until September

Linna library’s Silent Reading Room will be renovated and its premises will be out of customer use. The renovation begins after Midsummer and is planned to be finished by the beginning of September. After the renovation the reading room will also get new furnishings.

We apologize for the inconvenience caused by the renovation. The other working premises in Linna are available normally according to the summertime opening hours. The Learning Center in Arvo library is available 24/7 for the University students with the key card.

Study spaces in the Library
Summertime opening hours

More information: Leena Horsma-aho, Manager, Leena.Horsma-aho@uta.fi