Searching for information

Lappeenranta Academic Library is a library whose collections are available to everyone. Print materials can be borrowed by registering as a customer.

Lappeenranta Academic Library's collection database is Wilma Finna. Electronic materials can be accessed by customers, subject to the terms and conditions of the licence. The students and staff of LUT and Saimaa UAS can use e-materials licensed to their organisation.

Library customer can ask the library staff for access to the electronic materials of LUT or Saimaa UAS via Finna Search Services. The collection includes Finnish and international databases, electronic journals and titles in a range of subjects.

We offer a collection of guides in LibGuides.

Information service

The information service of Lappeenranta Academic Library primarily serves the students and staff of Lappeenranta University of Technology and Saimaa University of Applied Sciences. Assistance is also available for local businesses and individuals.

Customers can access the library's online databases independently, and assistance is available from the information service, if required. The information service staff advises customers on how to search for information and performs information searches in accordance with licence agreements.

Advice and guidance are free of charge for customers. Information retrieval services are subject to a fee based on the price list.

The information specialist can be contacted by email, phone or chat. You can also book a 30-minute information searching guidance using the web form. The guidance can be arranged in the Skinnarila library or remotely.

Contact: or tel. +358 (0)50 410 4652