ISYY’s Smiles and Complaints Week on 11.–15. Mar 2019

Speak Your Mind – ISYY’s Smiles and Complaints Week on 11.–15. Mar 2019

This spring’s Smiles and Complaints Week takes place on 11.–15.3.2019. During the Smiles and Complaints Week, you can send feedback via the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland to ISYY, the University, FSHS (Finnish Student Health Service), Amica or any other party involved in students’ life. You can give us feedback by post-it notes at ISYY feedback desks, by speaking your mind at the stands or by filling in our electronic feedback form.

What deserves a smile? What’s wrong? What gives you grey hair? Tell us, and we’ll take your feedback forward! The feedback is given anonymously.

You can give us feedback by filling in the online form (during week 11). The form will open on 11.3.2019 at 9 am and close on Sun 17.3.2019 at 23.59 pm.

Electronic feedback form:

Google Forms: Smiles and Complaints Week’s feedback form.

 

Smiles and Complaints Week in Joensuu

You’re welcome to give us your feedback at the Smiles and Complaints Week’s feedback desk at Carelia entrance hall on 12.3.2019 at 10–14.

You can also give your feedback by post-it notes during the week (11.–15.3.2019) at Agora, Borealis, Carelia, Educa, Futura, Metria and Natura halls.

 

Smiles and Complaints Week in Kuopio

You’re welcome to give us your feedback at Smiles and Complaints Week’s feedback desk at Snellmania entrance hall on 12.3.2019 at 10–14.

You can also give your feedback by post-it notes during the week (11.–15.3.2019) at Snellmania and Canthia entrance halls.

More Information:

Susanna Remes, Executive Board member in charge of Social Politics, Development Cooperation, Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland, susanna.remes@isyy.fi<mailto:susanna.remes@isyy.fi>, tel. +358 (0) 44 576 8403

Saara Tenhovuori, Executive Board member in charge of Academic Affairs,

Short term loans for UEF laptop computers are now available

There are 10 HP laptops and 2 iPads for short term loans available on both UEF campuses. The devices are meant to be borrowed only for a short term, up to 4 hours at a time.

To borrow a device, register as a user for the Optima vending machine, located in the Joensuu university library and the Kuopio Oppari facilities.  

For more information about borrowing the devices, see asiointi.uef.fi (eServices) or Kamu https://kamu.uef.fi/en/student-book/oppari-services-for-students/

IT Services 

Holiday season opening hours in the UEF Library

The campus libraries are open on the days around Christmas and at the turn of the year.
During this time, we will generally be open from Monday to Friday between 8am–4pm.
Exceptions in the opening hours will initiate on Saturday, December 22nd.
The normal opening hours will be resumed on Monday, January 7th, 2019.

The KUH Medical Library has limited opening hours, as it will be closed from December 21st, 2018 to January 6th, 2019.

In Joensuu campus, the Carelia 24/7 Learning Space will not be available between December 21st and 26th, 2018.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2019!

More information: library [at] uef.fi

Current opening hours can be found on the UEF Library’s web page.

UEF Library’s News

On Friday 30th November 2018, Campus Libraries and KUH Medical Library are closed

The UEF Library staff is attending a seminar day in Kuopio on Friday 30th November, and due to this, the libraries are closed on the mentioned day.
On Saturday 1st December, Joensuu and Kuopio Campus Libraries are open normally between 10-14.

Exceptional opening hours at the Campus Libraries and KUH Medical Library on Independence Day

On Wednesday 5th of December, 2018 the Campus Libraries and the KUH Medical Library will be open as follows:

Joensuu Campus Library 8am – 4pm
Kuopio Campus Library 8am – 4pm
KUH Medical Library 9am – 4pm

On Independence Day Thursday 6th of December, 2018 all the Campus Libraries will be closed.

Happy Independence Day!

More about campus library opening hours: Opening hours
For more information: library[at]uef.fi

 

ISYY’s Independence Day Torch Parades in Joensuu and Kuopio on 6.12.2018

The traditional Independence Day Torch Parades of the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland (ISYY) will be held in Joensuu and Kuopio on 6.12.2018.

The Torch Parades are one of the oldest and most respected traditions of the Student Union and ISYY warmly welcomes all students to participate in them.

Detailed information on the Torch Parades below:

Joensuu:

Independence Day Torch Parade in Joensuu on 6.12.2018
ISYY’s Independence Day Torch Parade, Joensuu Facebook event

Kuopio:

Independence Day Torch Parade in Kuopio on 6.12.2018
ISYY’s Independence Day Torch Parade, Kuopio Facebook event

Pop Up Workshop on library facilities in Carelia lobby 22.11.2018 from 11am-3pm

The objective of the workshop is to collect user information from both the library staff and customers to support the development work of the Carelia building. At spots located in the Carelia lobby, user experiences and ideas on how to develop the use of facilities, technologies and library are collected and documented. Designers and the representatives of the University Properties of Finland (SYK) and UEF Facilities Management will attend the workshop.

In the next Pop Up Workshop, on December 11 from 10am-2pm, the ideas will be further developed with the help of blueprints.
If you have questions for the designers or University Properties of Finland Ltd, you can email to Suvi Nenonen, suvi.nenonen [at] sykoy.fi. Any ideas for the workshop spot themes can also be emailed to her.

Welcome!
University Properties of Finland Ltd (SYK), UEF Facilities Management and Library.
For more information: Marja Maijala, marja.maijala [at] uef.fi

Login to Ellibs now via Haka authentication

As of Tuesday 2nd of October, to borrow Ellibs e-books you only need to log in to the service with your personal University of Eastern Finland user account (Haka login). You no longer need a separate Ellibs account. Despite the change, books currently on loan remain so until the end of the loan period. However, old Ellibs accounts, information on previous loans and browsing history are no longer available. In order to read most of the e-books you are still required to install Adobe Digital Editions or Bluefire Reader software on your device.

When you log in to Ellibs for the first time using the Haka authentication, the service will request your permission to store the user ID. After you grant permission, you will be directed to the user authentication site and after that redirected back to Ellibs.

For more information: acquisitions [at] uef.fi

We will help you to succeed in information retrieval! Book an appointment with an information specialist or come to Neuvola

Are you writing a research paper, thesis or dissertation and need to enhance your information retrieval skills? Book an appointment with an information specialist is a free of charge (max 60 minutes) service of individual guidance for UEF students and staff members and KUH staff members. It is also possible to gather a group of students at the same stage of studies and make an appointment for small group guidance. Reflecting on things together with fellow students can be very productive! Fill in the form and suggest a suitable time for the guidance and we will contact you by email. Distance guidance is also available with the Skype for Business software by choosing the ‘Distance guidance online’ option on the form.

Explore the Guidance and open study materials sites on the library’s home page. You will find the library’s discipline-specific databases and information specialists here. Please also note the discipline-specific information retrieval courses arranged by the UEF Library.

At the Joensuu Campus Library, there is a new easily accessible guidance space called Neuvola. You can just stop by at the Joensuu Campus Library and get immediate help to your information retrieval. Group guidance is also available. Neuvola is open from Mon-Fri 11.30am-1.30pm.

Carelia 24/7 contract form has gone online

UEF students and staff members can access the Joensuu Campus Library’s first floor facilities outside regular opening hours.

You can borrow course books using a self-check machine, return books via the returning machine, use computers, work, study, print, copy and scan documents. Apply for the Carelia 24/7 access badge by filling in the contract form online Identity and access rights. After your application has been approved, come to the library to sign the contract and to pay the access badge deposit fee of 40 €.

You will get the access badge from the Facilities Management’s Key Services by providing them the signed contract, receipt of deposit payment and filled in and printed out application for keys and access badges form (pdf).