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Special work rooms

Helsinki University staff and students can make reservations to microfilm readers and audio-visual equipment in the Office 365-calendar.

Instructions for booking equipment with the Office365 calendar

HU external customers cannot make reservations in Office365-calendar. Ask the reservation from the Kaisa House customer service (e-mail library-center [at] helsinki.fi).

Microfilm readers and scanners 4044 (Kaisa House 4th floor)

Customers outside Helsinki University can read microfilms, but cannot scan/save them.

Get lenses for microfilm scanners from the customer service on the 3rd floor, give your library card as a deposit.

There are two scanners in the same room and the space is limited: be considerate and let other user work in peace.

The devices in the Office365 calendar:

  • Kaisa-talo, Microfilm Reader and Scanner, 4044.
  • Kaisa-talo, Microfilm Reader, 4044.

Scanner room 5041 (Kaisa House 5th floor)

There is a color scanner for large picture books (A3 paper size) and the computer with PhotoShop program.

Customers outside Helsinki University cannot use the color scanner.

The device in the Office365 calendar:

  • Kaisa-talo, A3 Color Scanner and PC, 5041.

Accessible work room 6042 (6th floor)

  • Reading and study space for 1-4 people.
  • Two electric desks, easily adjustable.
  • Suitable for customers with wheelchairs.
  • Cannot be reserved.

Researcher lounges

Reseachers and staff of the University of Helsinki can make reservations to researcher lounges in Office365-calendar.

Instructions for booking a room with the Office365 calendar

Researcher lounge 7046 (Kaisa House 7th floor) - For Helsinki University Researchers and Staff

  • For 2-8 people.
  • Reservations for the university staff only (especially for researchers).
  • Researchers may use the space temporarily without making a reservation, if the space is free. However, users who have made a reservation always take precedence.
The room in the Office365 calendar:
  • Kaisa-talo, Researcher Lounge, 7046.

Reading room for researchers and teachers 6034 (Kaisa House 6th floor)

  • For 1-4 people.
  • University students and staff may use the room if the space is free. However, users who have made a reservation always take precedence.

The room in the Office365 calendar:

  • Kaisa-talo, Researchers' Reading Room, 6034.

Alumni Room

Meeting and Alumni Room 2024 (Kaisa House 2nd floor) - For Helsinki University Alumni

  • For 2-12 people.
  • In Alumni use Mon-Fri 4 pm - 8 pm, Sat 11 am - 5 pm.
  • HU alumni can reserve the room by sending e-mail to address alumni@helsinki.fi.