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Tampere University Library Units will close 18.3.2020 – necessary text/course books will be available

Published on 17.3.2020
Tampere Universities
The Finnish Government has 16th of March decided on measures in order to curb the spread of coronavirus in Finland. The measures will be in force until 13th of April 2020. According to the Government’s decision, the premises of educational establishments including universities and universities of applied sciences will be closed. This will apply to all library premises as well.

In spite of the closing of the library premises, all of the library's online services will continue to function normally.

This page contains Tampere University Library policies during the corona virus pandemic.

The due dates of all loans will be postponed to Wednesday 22.4.2020. Likewise, the date of picking up the reservations moves to the same time. The due dates of the loans will start to appear in Andor with a slight delay. There is no need to return the material to the library during an emergency time.

In order to ensure a smooth course of studies, access to printed course literature is guaranteed to all students in the University community regardless of the closure of the premises so that the customer can order the course book they require using this formThe book can only be picked up in the Hervanta Campus arena (Kampusareena) 1st floor short loan room, from where the customer must pick up and loan the material as selfservice.

The Campus arena is open on weekdays from 8 am to 4 pm, and students must enter the main door (south wall of Konetalo). No access with key card through the doors.

It is only possible to retrieve the material from Hervanta, as all other premises of the University community are closed according to the policy of the government and the University community. Hervanta's Campus arena (Kampusareena) is a building that is kept open because there are companies in the same building that are supposed to continue to operate normally.

Once the reserved material is retrievable, it will become the standard e-mail notification to the customer. Hervanta campus and contact information.

You can reach our customer service online through our chat service, which is now exceptionally open longer from 8am to 5pm every weekday. In addition, you can reach our customer service by e-mail: libary [at]

We will try to find a solution for you in any problem, so please contact the library!

Library email address library [at]

Acquisitions hankinta.kirjasto [at]

Dissertations dissertations [at]

Information searching studies opetus.kirjasto [at]

Interlibrary loan kaukopalvelu [at]

Metrics lib.metrics [at]

Publishing oa [at]

Research data researchdata [at]

Research information system cris.tau [at]

Tampere University Press tup [at]

Thesis thesis [at]