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Information technology: Books

Search books in Oula-Finna


More than half of our collections are e-books

The Oulu University library has acquired hundreds of thousands e-books for the use of Oamk. Books are from different publishers and therefore they are found on several platforms.

Most of our e-books are indexed in Oula-Finna.


Make an acquisition proposal!

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Remote access

Electronic material acquired by the library can be used even outside the network of Oulu UAS, for instance from home. Only the students and staff of Oulu UAS are allowed remote access.

Google Books

Google Book Search

Google Books searches the full text of books that Google has scanned, converted to text, and stored in its digital database. Google Books includes previews of books, and in some cases the entire text.

NRL order

Book request from the National Repository Library

You can request books via Oula-Finna also from the National Repository Library in Kuopio. Book requests are free of charge to customers.

  • Log into your account in Oula-Finna.

  • Search for the book title.

  • Go to the National Repository Library tab.

  • Click the title to view book details. Select Make an item request in the right column, under the heading Book request from the National Repository Library.

  • Select pickup library. Click Send.

  • You will be notified by email when the book is available for pickup in the library you selected.

  • These requests will not appear on your checked out items list in Oula-Finna. The loans can only be renewed through the Interlibrary Loan Service. Book requests cannot be cancelled.