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Library info for new students

category: Library services

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

Visit the library in Kampustalo

SeAMK Library is situated in Campus House (Kampustalo), 0 floor. The address is Kalevankatu 35. The main entrance to the library is by the C0 door.  You can check the library’s opening hours on SeAMK-Finna’s website and contact info on library’s website.

In the cosy Tapio-sali, you can study alone or together, read a magazine or borrow a laptop. For more quiet reading areas, you can visit the library.

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.

Log in with your SeAMK user account (Haka login), you will have access to all SeAMK 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 Tuudo digital library card number or other 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.

Elektronista aineistoa ilmentävä e-logo.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 X (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), give us feedback or chat with us. We are here to help you!