UCPori Library is an open scientific library in the first floor of UCPori. Welcome!
Library doors are open for all customers between 8am and 4pm (Friday 3pm), but service hours begins at 10am (read more below).
Students and staff can use the library outside these hours with an electronic campus key.
(lunch break every day 12-12:45)
Self service hours every day 24/7, including weekends.
Exceptions to the service hours:
+358 40 826 2780
Street address: Pohjoisranta 11 C, 28100 Pori
Postal address: PL 136, 28101 Pori
The library has printed material from both Tampere University and the University of Turku.
You can search our collection in the following databases.
Tampere University: Andor
University of Turku: Volter
SERVICES AND FACILITIES
- Printed and electronic resources: books, journals, theses
- Silent and group study rooms (book a group study room here: Tilat (pointerry.fi)
- IT-Services: University of Turku and Tampere University.
The students and the staff of UCPori can enter the library with their electronic key. Read more here.
LIBRARY CARDS AND LOANING
Library cards are available at the library service desk. You will need to provide valid identification, like a passport, as well as an address in Finland to obtain a library card. You do not need to be a student or staff to use the library; customers from outside the universities are also welcome.
When loaning material from our library, please note the rules and fees of the universities.
- Tampere University: lending rules and fees.
- University of Turku: lending rules and fees.
Interlibrary loan service is a form of collaboration between libraries. At the customer's request, material not found at our library can be ordered from Finnish and foreign libraries as loans or copies.
The service is available for the students and staff.
Please contact the library for further information.
LINKS AND ELECTRONIC RESOURCES
University of Turku
- Research Guides - UTU e-resources and search tips
- University of Turku Library
- UTUpub - University of Turku institutional repository (theses etc.)
- UTU Research Portal
- LibGuides - TUNI e-resources and research guides
- Tampere University Library
- Tampere University Press
- Trepo - institutional repository (theses etc.)
Google Scholar - search machine for scientific e-resources. Login with your university account for materials provided by the library.
Mendeley - free reference manager
Melinda - a joint database of Finnish university libraries
Finna - a Finnish national database of library, archive and museum material
Journal.fi - Finnish scientific journals online
Satakirjastot - search the collections of public libraries in Satakunta
SAMK library - the library of Satakunta University of Applied Sciences in Pori