Jyväskylä University Library

tekijä: Ritva Anitta Pälvimäki Viimeisin muutos tiistai 18. helmikuuta 2020, 15.39

The Jyväskylä University Library is the largest research library in Central Finland. It is open for all users, regardless of their affiliation to the University. The main task of the Library is to support the University students and staff in pursuing their academic studies and research. Read more.


The Library serves at three locations:

The Jyväskylä University Library offers you a wide variety of collections, information seeking services and up to date circulation services. Promoting open science is one of our central functions. You can visit our service desks at the Campus Libraries or use our online collections from your home computer.

    The collections of the Jyväskylä University Library consist of printed and electronic resources. The coursebook collection in Mattilanniemi library contains books listed in the degree requirements of the University and various dictionaries relevant to studies.

    Printed collections of the Main Library:

    CollectionContentLocationLoan Period
    Coursebook collection

    books listed in the degree requirements

    includes also e-books

    • Mattilanniemi library
    • in alphabetical order
    • QR codes (links to e-books)
    General collection books and journals for research and study
    • Mattilanniemi and Ylistönrinne libraries
    • arranged according to subject fields
    • 28 days
    • 1 day & night / weekend
      (reference books)
    • reading room use (journals)

    Depository collection (Fennica)

    archive collection closed stacks

    Electronic resources:

    Databases, electronic fulltext journals, e-books


    • on computers connected to
      the Jyväskylä University network
    • Remote access

    JYKDOK Through JYKDOK  you can search the University Library's printed and e-materials e.g. books, journals, theses, databases. You will find articles through the International e-materials search, which covers most of the full text and reference databases provided by our university. See Help: Basics of JYKDOK.

    Information Services

    If you have questions or need personal guidance:

     Links to other libraries in Jyväskylä: