Jyväskylä University Library

tekijä: Ritva Anitta Pälvimäki Viimeisin muutos tiistai 06. helmikuuta 2018, 12.41

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. You can visit our service desks at the Main Library and Campus Libraries or use our online services from your home computer.

    The collections of the Jyväskylä University Library consist of printed and electronic resources at the Main Library, the Campus Libraries and through the University website. The coursebook collection on the Main Library's 2nd floor 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

    • 2nd floor (shelves 261 - 275)
    • in alphabetical order
    • QR codes (links to e-books)
    General collection books and journals for research and study
    • 2nd & 3rd floor
    • 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: