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2.6.2014Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan 2-4 - 20500 Åbo1 Åbo Akademi University Library Collections and services 2011 Eva Costiander-Huldén,

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1 Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo1 Åbo Akademi University Library Collections and services 2011 Eva Costiander-Huldén, librarian

2 Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo2 ÅAUL was established 1919 and is a modern university library with printed and electronic collections 8 lending units & electronic portal A public library that serves students, researchers and university staff in the first place https://www.abo.fi/student/en/bibliotek

3 Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo3 Collections 2,7 million printed books Subscribes to about printed journals and more than electronic journals, access to more then licensed e-books One of the legal deposit libraries in Finland – we get almost everything that is published in Finland The printed material can be either in closed stacks (the main Library) or on open shelves (ASA Library, Humanities Library etc.)

4 Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo4 The printed books and journals can be found in the Alma database i.e. you can locate, request, make reservations and renew your loans through the Alma library database. N.B. many books are in closed stacks!!! https://alma.linneanet.fi/ Most of the electronic material can be retrieved by the Nelli portal (library catalogues, electronic journals and articles, dictionaries, encyclopedias). When connecting to Nelli outside the campus or connecting with your own laptop, use your Åbo Akademi username and password!

5 Library card A valid library card is required for borrowing material. Fill in the form and apply for a card at the nearest lending desk. Dont forget your ID! Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo5

6 Student card If you are going to stay more than two semesters, you can use your student card as a library card Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo6

7 NB the numbers and barcode Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo7

8 Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo8 The library network at campus The Main Library: administration, aquisition, depository material, manuscripts, old books, photographies and pictures Large book stacks

9 The Main Library Inaugurated 1934, architect Erik Bryggman (the tower part) and 1957, architect Woldemar Baeckman (the annexes) Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo9

10 The Main Library The reading room in the Main Library with a portrait of Else Branders Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo10

11 Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo11 Faculty Libraries on campus ASA Library – text books and social sciences, maths, statistics (open shelves), The Axelia Library (Chemical engineering) The Humanities Library (open shelves) The Theological Library The Library of Economics and Business Administration

12 Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo12 The ICT-Library (open shelves) The BioCity Library (natural sciences)

13 The Theological Library The campus libraries are mostly situated in faculty buildings, as the Theological library. Airi at work Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo13

14 The ASA building The refurbished building was inaugurated in January The building was a radio factory until 1974, and got its name from the founder of the factory, Arvo Sakrelius. The ASA Library is here on the first floor Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo14

15 Supervision in ASA-library Teaching and supervising is an important part of our daily work. A good cooperation with the professors and lecturers at campus is essential in developing information literate students Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo15

16 Guided tours in English Sign up for a guided tour to the ASA Library (with the text books) and the Main Library Starts at Main Library, Domkyrkogatan 2-4 Options: – Wednesday :15 or 11:15 – Thursday :15 or 14:15 Information retrieval courses in English: follow your e- mail Åbo Akademi University Library - Domkyrkogatan Åbo16


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