Tampere University Library
Erivärisiä kirjanselkämyksiä kirjaston hyllyssä.

Printed collections

Our Library's extensive printed collections support research, teaching and studying in various disciplines. Printed materials serve both the higher education community and our clients outside the community. All our printed materials with location information can be found in Andor search service.

Special collections

Vita collection

Arvo unit’s Vita collection includes biographies, non-fiction and fiction related to health, life and humanity. The loan period for Vita books is 28 days, you can find them in Andor search service.

Lux collection

Lux is a collection of science fiction and comics located in Hervanta unit. The loan period for Lux books is 28 days, you can find the books in Andor search service.

EU collection and information service

Tampere University Library is one of the European Union Documentation Centres. The printed EU collection is located on the 3rd floor of Linna unit. You can find the books and journals in Andor search service. Most of the material in the collection is available for borrowing.

The information service provides small-scale information retrievals based on the information and order of the customer, as well as advises and guides the use of EU information sources. kirjasto [at] tuni.fi (Contact us) to find out more.


More information on the information service at University of Turku’s website

Linna's collections

There are several special and donated collections in Linna unit, these collections can only be read on the library premises. Ask for more information at Linna's customer service.

TUT collection

In Hervanta's unit you can find TUT collection, which includes TUT's master's thesis, licentiate work and doctoral dissertations as well as study handouts, department reports and other publications from the former Tampere University of Technology. You can find the materials in Andor search service.