Library info for new students | SeAMK kirjasto

Library info for new students

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Congratulations for receiving a study place at Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences and welcome to the SeAMK Library! In your future studies you will need reliable and high-quality professional and scholarly information. Library offers you text books, research publications and other study material both printed and online.

Library on Frami Campus

SeAMK Library is situated in Campus House (Kampustalo) on Frami Campus. Library hours and contact information are available on library’s website.

Please read the safety instructions before visiting the library. Information on Covid can be found on SeAMK web pages.

Get a library card in Tuudo – digital card available

Tuudo mobile app is available for students and staff at SeAMK. In addition to the most important student services, you’ll find SeAMK library services there, as well.

Use the Tuudo library card.Download the free Tuudo app and activate your library card. You won’t need any plastic library card but you can borrow books by using Tuudo’s barcode.

In Tuudo, you can renew your loans and check your requests and fines. Tuudo will remind you of the due dates and notify if you have available requests. You can also check how the SeAMK Library is open and read library news.

You can check out books by using our self-checkout machines. For that you’ll need the barcode of your library card and a PIN code. You can change your PIN code as you login to SeAMK-Finna’s My account.

If you prefer a plastic library card, you can get one at the library.

Using the library and resources

SeAMK-Finna -hakupalvelun logo.On SeAMK-Finna, library’s search service, you’ll find printed and electronic books and journals, as well as theses and e-resources. On SeAMK-Finna you can renew your loans and make requests on both books on loan and on shelf.

Login with your SeAMK user account (Haka login) and you will have access to all e-resources. Haka login uses multi-factor authentication. You can find more information about multi-factor authentication on Jelppari’s web pages.

More tips on how to use SeAMK-Finna can be found on our video tutorials.

In SeAMK Library  there is self-service for collecting the reservations. You can pick-up your reservation from the book trollies found in Tapio-sali on ground floor. The reservations are placed under your library card or your student card number or your Tuudo digital library card number depending on which card you have decided to use as your library card.

You can return your loans by using our self-checkin machines. If the Campus House (Kampustalo) is closed, you can drop your loans to the book drop box by the C0 entrance.

The degree students of the university are allowed to use library’s electronic resources even outside the university network, for instance at home or on mobile devices. Use your SeAMK university username and password to log in.

Check our library guides How to use the library and How to use e-resources for more details.

Tips for the new student

  • participate in the Orientation Day Programme and follow the introductory lecture on library and information services
  • visit the library’s website and library guides. If you are a nursing, international business or technology student, please check the library guides especially designed for you
  • check our FAQ for answers to the most frequently asked questions about library services
  • follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter – you’ll get information about changes in opening hours, new services, books and other resources
  • feel free to ask if something is not clear.  Send us email kirjasto(at)seamk.fi, give us feedback or chat with us. We are here to help you!