Libraries

The Helsinki University Main Library and four campus libraries are at the disposal of Open University students. You can obtain a library card by presenting an ID card. You can also use your library card to check out e-books in digital formats.

The Helsinki University Library offers

  • Course and examination literature included in degree requirements as well as support material for teaching
  • Courses in information seeking and other training free of charge
  • Facilities for group work

Library houses the textbooks specified in the degree requirements as well as other materials to support your studies. Most textbooks needed in Open University studies are at the University Library on the City Campus. Some of the textbooks are very popular, so it is advisable to start looking for them well in advance of examinations.

You can also find examination literature in municipal and city libraries as well as other university libraries.