Did you publish your thesis open access? Take part in the raffle!

Every year, UEF Library raffles off a grant worth EUR 100 among UEF students who have made their master’s thesis publicly available that same year.

The 2020 grant will be given on the international Open Access Week, 19–25 October 2020. The grant will be raffled off among all UEF students who have made their master’s thesis publicly available through the UEF ePublications archive between 19th October 2019 and 11th October 2020 and who sign up for the raffle using this form.

Sign up by submitting the electronic form no later than 11th October 2020.

Library services from 1st September onwards

Library facilities are open mainly for brief visits, such as borrowing and returning on the principle of self-service. The exceptional pickup service of books for uefians has ceased.

Reservations can be made normally in UEF Primo and they are subject to charge in accordance with the service fees. Reserved books will be picked from the self-service reservation shelf by a number ID. You can see your personal, permanent requester ID from the email notification.

A library card that has been pre-ordered online can be picked up from the library’s customer service.

There are a limited number of reading spots in use. The reading spots are intended for use of material that cannot be borrowed outside the library. The hygiene and safety guidelines of the university must be followed in the library premises.

For now, the group working spaces and the Carelia 24/7 facilities in Joensuus are not in use.

Customer computers in Joensuu campus library and KUH medical library can be used following the hygiene and safety guidelines. The customer computers in renovated Kuopio campus library will soon be available too.

The courses and other training sessions of the library will be organised online.

More information: library@uef.fi

The library’s customer registration form will be temporarily closed from 7 to 17 August

Due to changes to the customer registration, the library’s customer registration form is not available from Fri 7 August to Mon 17 August. The forms that have arrived so far, we process in order of arrival.
Due to the coronavirus situation, we ask our customers to consider the urgency of coming to the library or picking up a library card. Library card is not required when using electronic resources. When visiting the library, be prepared for waiting and avoid close contact with other people. We open the campus libraries on the principle of self-service.
For more information library@uef.fi.

Library services from 17.8. onwards

Joensuu campus library and KUH Medical library will open on August 17, 2020 with summer opening hours. Kuopio campus library will open on September 1, 2020.
Library facilities will be open for borrowing and returning on the principle of self-service. The exceptional pickup service of books for uefians will cease on Thu August 13.
Reservations can be made normally in UEF Primo and they are subject to charge in accordance with the service fees. Starting from August 17, reserved books will be picked from the self-service reservation shelf by a number ID. You can see your personal, permanent requester ID from the email notification.
A library card that has been pre-ordered online can be picked up from the library’s customer service.
There are a limited number of reading spots in use. The hygiene and safety guidelines of the university must be followed in the library premises. For now, customer computers, group working spaces and Carelia 24/7 facilities are not in use.
The courses and other training sessions of the library will be organised online.
More information: library@uef.fi

Printing Available in Oppari in August

It will become possible to print documents again in Oppari, according to the following schedule:
• in Kuopio Oppari, starting 3rd of August, Mon-Fri 09:00-15:00
• in Joensuu Oppari, starting 17th of August, according to the Joensuu Library opening hours

There will be a PC station in Oppari intended for carrying out printing jobs only. Please follow the UEF hygiene and safety instructons while using the printing service. For the time being all other Oppari PCs will not be available for studying purposes.

Limited access to libraries in August

Library facilities will be open on a limited basis in August for lending and return. The principle is self-service.

  • The Joensuu campus library will open on a limited basis on August 17, 2020.
  • The KUH Medical library will open on a limited basis on August 17, 2020.
  • The Kuopio campus library will open on a limited basis on September 1, 2020.

If the corona situation allows, a library card that has been pre-ordered online can be picked up from the library’s customer service.

Customer workstations will be out of service for at least until the end of August. Oppari and It Services operate remotely. There will be no 24/7 access.

All online services will function as of now.

The courses and other training sessions of the library will be organised online.

More information: library@uef.fi

 

 

 

The teaching of the library will be organised online during the summer and autumn term 2020

In accordance with the guidelines of the University of Eastern Finland, the library’s courses on information skills and sources for undergraduate students and postgraduate students’ courses Information retrieval and management of research and Open Science will be offered online during the summer and autumn term 2020.

More information: Head of Services Helena Silvennoinen-Kuikka, Library, Training and information services, helena.silvennoinen-kuikka@uef.fi

Library services during the summer

Joensuu and Kuopio Campus Library facilities and KUH Medical Library facilities are all closed for the summer. Please follow our news for more information on our services. Phone, chat and e-mail services are open between 9AM and 3 PM throughout the summer. Our limited lending services are also at your desposal. Interlibrary services are however closed.
E-books, e-journals, databases and other e-resources are available normally via UEF Finna. If you need help or guidance on how to use them, you can contact us via library’s chat or email: information.services@uef.fi.
Guidance for information retrieval is available remotely during the summer. Book an appointment with an information specialist or contact information.services@uef.fi.
Have a sunny summer!

More information:
Chat service open Mon-Fri 9–15
Home page: www.uef.fi/kirjasto
Email: library@uef.fi
Service numbers:
Joensuu Campus Library: 0294 45 8397, Kuopio Campus Library: 0294 45 8400