Jyväskylä University Library - at the Heart of Campus

Universal Borrowing and article requests from National Repository Library

Universal borrowing (loans from National Repository Library)

  • is free of charge to students or staff of the University of Jyväskylä.
  • You can make the request via JYKDOK from the Repository Library (Kuopio).

When receiving the Available Notice

  • An Item available notice will be sent to you by e-mail when the book is ready for pick up.
  • Ask the book at the Service Point at the Main Library (1st floor).

Renewing and Returning the Loans

  • Materials obtained through Universal Borrowing can be renewed as normal via JYKDOK max. 10 times.
  • No overdue fees are charged, but invoices are issued for lost material. The charges applied are determined by the price list of the Repository Library.
  • Return the loans to the Service Point or the Interlibrary Loan Service by the due date.


If you fail making the UB request

  1. check your library card is valid
  2. ensure at the Library's service desk you are staff or student of the University of Jyväskylä

External customers must make all material requests through the interlibrary loan service subject to charge.

Article requests from National Repository Library

JYU students and staff members can request free of charge article copies (PDF) to their email from National Repository Library's collections.

See instructions in JYKDOK database.

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