Open Access Cafe welcomes you 24 and 25 October

Open publishing is the theme at the end of October during the international Open Access Week. In accordance with the theme University Library will open a pop up café on

  • Wednesday 24 October at 11.00-13.00 in the ground floor lobby of Linna building and on
  • Thursday 25 October at 11.00-13.00 in the first floor lobby of Arvo building, in front of the Library.

Come over for coffee, meet the Library’s specialists and ask about

  • open publishing:
    • self-archiving
    • quality of Open Access publications
    • Tampere University Press
    • publishing permissions
    • article processing charges and book processing charges
    • publication data collection
  • publishing a dissertation
  • research data management and opening data


More information:
Sari Leppänen, Information Specialist,

Library’s Open Access Guide

Opening Week: Ask and check the library orienteering points

During the opening week of the University, the Library welcomes especially the new students. In addition to our staff at the Customer Service desk of Linna library you will meet there a library guide who can also answer to your questions and direct you forward.

Go and find the Library Orienteering points in Linna. From our guide you’ll get the questions for seven orienteering points. When checking them you’ll learn more about library services and premises. Exercise is useful: all participants will get a prize.

On the Opening Day, Tuesday 5 September, you’ll find the library specialists at our stand in the Main building, and also with IT Helpdesk in Arvo building. Come and ask us e.g. about e-resources or our guidance services. Also try a referencing game, and click yourself a prize in Library Kimble. Welcome to meet us!

Tampere University Press Book of the Year 2016 will be announced 5 May

Tampere University Press Book of the Year 2016 will be announced in an event on Friday 5 May at 15:00. The event takes place in Linna building, former bookshop space on the 1st floor. In this event the writer/writers of the Book the Year will be awarded with a diploma. The language of the event is Finnish.

This time the Book of the Year has been chosen by the members of the Editorial Board of Tampere University Press: Professor Mikko Keskinen, University of Jyväskylä; PhD Terttu Kortelainen, University of Oulu; Professor Vuokko Niiranen, University of Eastern Finland; Professor emerita Ullamaija Kivikuru; Professor emeritus Matti Alestalo; Professor Veli-Matti Värri, University of Tampere.

In the year 2016 Tampere University Press (TUP) published 125 books, 119 of them academic dissertations. Dissertations do not enter this competition.

The book of the year was chosen from six books. They all are Open Access books, published on TamPub portal and on international OAPEN Library portal.

More information:
Kati Mäki
Tampere University Library

Tampere University Press

E-point: Come and ask about e-books and other e-resources!

  • Why can’t I open the e-book on my computer at home?
  • Why can’t I download an e-book to my computer?
  • In which service do I need a separate user name?
  • How can I create bookmarks and notes on an e-book?
  • Why can’t I open an article that is linked to Moodle?

E-logoLibrary’s E-point is a place where you’ll get answers to these questions among other things. E-point is open from Tuesday 22 to Thursday 24 November between 10.00  and 13.00 on Linna library’s 1st floor. Come to meet us! You can take your own laptop or tablet along.

You’ll find answers also on our E-book guide. You can even chat with us or book a personal guidance session.

More information on E-point:
Information specialist Aniita Ahlholm-Kannisto, tel. 040 190 4242