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Library

We provide library and information services

About the library

The prime task of Arcada library is to provide services for the students and staff of Arcada. In addition, it works as a library open to the public.

Staff

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Maria von Hertzen

Head of Library, M.Sc.

0207 699 691

Responsible for: Library, acquisitions of  e-material, information retrieval: Department of Culture and Media

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Sarah Hagström

Information Specialist, M.A.

+358 (0) 40 185 59 66

Responsible for: Information retrieval: Department of Health and Welfare & Department of Health Care, and interlibrary lending

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Inger Måtts-Wikström

Librarian, M.Soc.Sc

0207 699 694

Responsible for: Book acquisitions and publication register.

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Tomas Rönn

System Designer, B.Eng.

0207 699 695

Responsible for: IT at the library

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Beatrice Wallman

Library Assistant, Phil. Lic.

0207 699 693

Responsible for: Lending

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Ann-Kristin Åvall

Information Specialist, M.Sc.

0207 699 689

Responsible for: Acquisition of journals, Information retrieval: Department of Business Management and Analytics, Department of Energy and Materials Technology. Elib and development of LibGuides.

Library in numbers

Collections

2015

2016

2017

22 024 book titles 20 book titles 18 435 book titles
139 593 e-books 127 401 e-books 153 948 e-books
180 printed journal titles 96 printed journal titles 79 printed journal titles
14 040 e-journals 12 828 e-journals 19 207 e-journals
12 newspapers 5 newspapers 4 newspapers
44 databases 44 databases 71 databases
Loans

2015

2016

2017

37 388 loans 35 037 loans 34 331 loans
4 368 registered patrons
4 709 registered patrons
4 372 registered patrons
64 636 visits 61 218 visits 62 692 visits
Library Skills Training

2015

2016

2017

86 h/ 884 participants 200 h/ 1529 participants 126 h/ 1854 participants
55 h Individual consulting in information retrieval 32 h Individual consulting in information retrieval 50 h Individual consulting in information retrieval
Opening hours

2015

2016

2017

215 days/year 230 days/year 230 days/year
39 h/week 39 h/week 39 h/week
Staff

2015

2016

2017

5,7 working years 5,9 working years 6,2 working years
6 persons 6 persons 6 persons
Virtual visits

2015

2016

2017

  15000 via Library webbsite 9772 via Library webbsite
  4336 via Finna 38 718 via Finna
  6210 via start.arcada.fi 9860 via start.arcada.fi
  139 via intra.arcada.fi 243 via intra.arcada.fi
  76255 via Libguides 103 256 via Libguides

 

More statistics in Finnish Research Library Statistics Database

Contact information

Arcada, Biblioteket
Jan-Magnus Janssons plats 1
00560 Helsingfors

Phone: 0207 699 690
biblioteket(a)arcada.fi
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Library blog at Inside Arcada

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