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Guide for new customers

Finna search service - find books, databases and journals

Tritonia-Finna provides access to print resources and e-resources within the same system! Log in with your username to access e-resources. When logging in for the first time, connect your library card to your account. After this you will be able to make reservations and renew loans.

Tritonia - Finna

Collections and loan periods

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The loan period is 2 weeks. The overdue fee is 0,50 €/day.

Short loans

For every textbook title, there is an short loan copy, which can be borrowed for one day. Short loans must be returned by the end of the next working day, the overdue fee is 12 €. If you borrow a short loan on a Friday, you can keep it until Monday.

Subject collections

The loan period is 4 weeks. The overdue fee is 0,20 €/day.


Journals and newspapers cannot be borrowed. You can use the copier in the library to make copies of articles.

Interlibrary loans

If the material you are searching for cannot be found in our collections, you can make an interlibrary loans request at one of our library units or online.

Students writing their thesis at one of our universities or universities of applied sciences are entitled to free interlibrary loans according to terms set by the university/university of applied sciences.

Read newspapers online!

Press Reader
► Newspapers from over 90 countries
► Available for: University of Vaasa, Novia

► Finnish newspapers
► Accessible in the library and within the networks of University of Vaasa, Novia and VAMK

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