Tampere University Library

Premises and devices

We offer group study rooms, 3D printers and virtual reality devices for the students. You can book rooms and devices at Arvo, Hervanta and Linna via your Outlook calendar and the rooms at TAMK Main Campus via TAMK’s booking system or booking table at the library. You can find more detailed info about the rooms and devices as well as booking instructions from the listing below.

    Arvo

    Bookable group study rooms

    You can book the rooms via your own Outlook calendar. Booking instructions coming soon.

    When you book a room, please remember:

    • Be on time. The room becomes available to others 15 minutes after the booked time if you are not there.
    • If you can't come, cancel your booking on Outlook calendar.
    • One group can use the room max. 3 hours/day.
    • Simo and Timo are available 24/7 but bookable only during Arvo's opening hours.

    Hertta (B002), 0 floor; 4–8 persons. Computer, data projector.
    Simo (B110), 1st floor; 2–6 persons. Computer.
    Timo (B111), 1st floor; 2–6 persons. Computer.

    Hervanta

    Bookable group study rooms

    You can book the rooms via your own Outlook calendar. Booking instructions coming soon.

     When you book a room, please remember:

    • Rooms are bookable 24/7.
    • Be on time. The room becomes available to others 15 minutes after the booked time if you are not there.
    • If you can't come, cancel your booking on Outlook calendar.
    • One group can use the room max. 4 hours/day.

    Argon (A022); 2–14 persons. Touch screen, white board.
    Krypton (A023); 2–6 persons. Screen, white board. Couch, no desk.
    Ksenon (A024); 2–8 persons. Screen, white board.
    Neon (A069); 2–4 persons. Screen.

    3D printers and virtual reality devices

    You can book the rooms via your own Outlook calendar. Booking instructions coming soon.

    When you book a device, please remember:

    • Devices are at use Mon-Fri from 9 am to 5 pm.
    • Be on time. The room becomes available to others 15 minutes after the booked time if you are not there.
    • If you can't come, cancel your booking on Outlook calendar.
    • Don’t left a printer unattended.

    3D-printer 1 (A019b); Bookable. Printing material PLA plastic.
    3D-tulostin 2 (A019b); Freely available. Printing material PLA plastic.
    Virtual reality (A028); Bookable. Borrow a key from the Hervanta service desk before your booking starts.

    Using the 3D printers

    There are two 3D printers for the students to use in Hervanta. With the printers you can make for example models for your studies. Print models should be in .stl or .obj form. We use PLA plastic as a printing material.

    You can print during Hervanta’s service hours from Mondays to Fridays form 9 am to 5 pm. All printing must stop at 4.45 so the printers can cool down before closing. You’ll find detailed instructions for the printing beside the printers and also the staff is willing to guide you.

    Using the virtual reality devices

    Tampere Univeristy students and staff get to use virtual reality devices at the Library’s unit in Hervanta. VR devices can be booked for Hervanta service hours from Mondays to Fridays form 9 am to 5 pm. One booking is two hours.

    When your booking starts, borrow a key to device cabinet from the Hervanta service desk. You need a personal Steam account to use the devices. Steam account is free and we recommend that you get it before your first booking. You’ll find detailed instructions for using the devices from the VR room.

    Linna

    Bookable group study rooms

    You can book the rooms via your own Outlook calendar. Booking instructions coming soon.

    When you book a room, please remember:

    • Be on time. The room becomes available to others 15 minutes after the booked time if you are not there.
    • If you can't come, cancel your booking on Outlook calendar.
    • One group can use the room max. 3 hours/day.

    Asumaniemi (3019), 3rd floor; 2–4 persons. Computer.
    Lehto (3018), 3rd floor; 3–12 persons. Computer, data projector.
    Rahikainen (3017), 3rd floor; 3–12 persons. Computer, data projector.
    Riitaoja (3015), 3rd floor; 2–4 persons. Computer.
    Vanhala (3016), 3rd floor; 3–10 persons. Computer, data projector.

    Freely available group study rooms

    Hietanen (3052), 3rd floor; For one group.
    Koskela (3050), 3rd floor; For one or more groups. Computer, data projector.
    Lahtinen (3056), 3rd floor; For one group.
    Rokka (3053), 3rd floor; For one or more groups. Computer, data projector.

    TAMK Main Campus

    Group study rooms bookable from booking system

    You can book rooms from Ressu booking system. <link>

    When you book a room, please remember:

    • If you can't come, cancel your booking on Outlook calendar.
    • One group can use the room max. 3 hours/day.

    G2-06, 2nd floor; 2–8 persons. Screen.
    G2-07, 2nd floor; 2–12 persons. Screen.

    Group study rooms bookable from booking board

    You can book rooms from the booking board next to the rooms.

    When you book a room, please remember:

    • If you can't come, cancel your booking on Outlook calendar.
    • One group can use the room max. 3 hours/day.

    G2-20, 2nd floor; 2–8 persons. Screen.
    G2-21, 2nd floor; 2–8 persons. Screen.

    Printing, scanning and copying

    Students and staff of Tampere Universities

    You can print, copy and scan documents in the library with multi-function devices.

    • Register your student card or personnel ID card to the service at the printer. There are instructions near the printers and on IT Helpdesk Printing web page. <linkki>
    • After registration you can print with your card from any device on University campuses.
    • If necessary, you can also print without a card by entering your username and password. 
    • Send support requests and error messages to the University IT Helpdesk.
    • Students can buy extra printing quota primarily from the online shop (Ricoh Oy) and or, when needed, at Ricoh service points. More information on printing quota (see "Students' printing quota").

    Other customers

    Non-university customers can print and copy in the Library using Ricoh copy card.

    • We sell copy cards at the Library's customer service at Arvo and Linna. See prices for copy cards
    • Members of Tays hospital staff can borrow a copy card with their personnel photo ID at Arvo customer service. The copy card has to be returned immediately after the use.