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Requesting loans from partner libraries

You can order books from Kajaani University of Applied Sciences Library, Oulu University Library and the National Repository Library (NRL) in Kuopio free of charge via Leevi online catalogue.

Customers make the orders themselves on the Leevi online catalogue, see instructions in Leevi. In connection with the order, the customer information will temporarily be transferred to the Kajaani UAS Library, the Oulu University Library or the NRL database.

It is possible to order only books, the status of which is Not charged. Books with statuts Charged cannot be reserved. A customer, who has lost the borrowing rights for Oulu UAS Library, cannot make requests to partner libraries.

Students and staff of Oulu UAS can also order articles from the National Repository Library. A copy of the article will be delivered to the email address the customer has given. 

Arrived loans can be picked up at that library unit of Oulu UAS, which the customer has chosen to be the pick-up location. Loans can be returned to any library unit. Customers can have a maximum of 50 books from the partner libraries at the time. Customers are responsible for renewing the loans themselves via the Leevi online catalogue. The library staff cannot renew partner library loans.

As soon as the books are available for pickup, customers will receive an e-mail notice. The borrowing rights of partner library loans are lost if one or more loans are not returned. The lost borrowing rights of Kajaani UAS Library, Oulu University Library and NRL do not effect the borrowing rights of Oulu UAS Library.

Loans from Kajaani University of Applied Sciences Library

  • Estimated delivery time: over a week
  • Loan periods: Theses: 14 days, Loan collection: 28 days
  • Textbooks and periodicals cannot be ordered.
  • Loans can be renewed.
  • A due date reminder will be sent before the due date.
  • Customers will receive three notices of overdue loans, after which an invoice will be sent.

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Loans from Oulu University Library

  • Estimated delivery time: a week.
  • Books and theses with the loan period of 28 days can be ordered.
  • Textbooks and periodicals cannot be ordered.
  • Loans can be renewed six times.
  • A due date reminder will be sent before the due date.
  • Loans must be renewed or returned on the due date at the latest.
  • Borrowing rights will be lost 14 days after the due date if the loans have not been renewed or returned in time

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Loans from the National Repository Library (NRL)

  • Estimated delivery time: 1–3 days
  • Loan periods: Printed material: 35 days, LP albums: 35 days, books in Braille: 70 days
  • Periodicals cannot be ordered.
  • Articles can be ordered from the National Repository Library. A copy of the article will be delivered to the email address the customer has given. 
  • Loans can be renewed a maximum of ten times.
  • Customers will not receive any due date reminder before the due date.
  • An overdue notice will be sent two weeks after the due date.

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