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Using the Library

Loan periods

Collections Loan period
General Collection 4 weeks
Text books 2 weeks
Reference collection 1 day
Journals 1 week 


You can return your loans to all locations of Lapland University Consortium Library.

Due date reminders about for loans that are over 7 days are sent by e-mail. First notice three days before due date, second one after the due date and third one week after the due date.

Return Boxes outside the library should be used only when the library is closed. The boxes are emptied in the morning.


You can renew your book loans if there are no reservations and your unpaid fees do not exceed the limit, 5 €.
You can renew loans: 

  • online via LUC-Finna (50 times)
  • by calling the library, tel. 040 484 4302 
  • by e-mail: kirjasto (at)

Renewing via LUC-Finna

  1. First log in
  2. Click Your Account
  3. Choose Checked Out Items and select books
  4. Renew Selected Items

LUC-Finna, Your account

Fees and Fines

From the loans which have been late a delay payment is collected according to the price list. 

Books, reference collection 1 € / book / day (max 10€ / book)
Books, other 0,50 € / book / day (max 5 € / book)
Journals 0,50 € / journal / day (max 5 € / journal)
Laptop computers 10 € / day 
Lost or damaged material replacement value of the item