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Use of Electronic Resources and Remote Access

The electronic resources are available in the network of the University of Turku or through remote access for students and staff members. In remote access, resources automatically ask you to enter UTU user ID and password, if needed.

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Opening Hours and Location

The book collections of History (Cultural History, Finnish History and General History) are currently being combined into one history collection. At the moment part of the collections have been combined, and some not. The library staff will be glad to help you find what you need.

This Day in History

This day in history as a one minute history video:


Volter Basic Search

Search the Volter database


Boolean operators must be written in capital letters (AND/OR/NOT).
Truncate with an asterisk (*). The search results wil be shown in four tabs:

  • Books, journals, databases
  • International Articles (Primo)
    • Primo Central Index includes references from more than 800 databases.
  • Finnish Articles (Arto)
  • National Repository Library (Kuopio)

You can also use advanced search.

Related Guides

Informaatikko / Information Specialist

Tiina Suikkanen
029 450 2765
046 922 6401

Informaatikko/Information Specialist

Kristiina Hintikka
029 450 2220
050 562 3183

MOT Dictionaries

MOT Dictionaries include tools for everyday communication: dictionaries (e.g. Finnish, Swedish, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Russian), proofreading and translation software.