New library user: Ebooks and other online resources

Library online subscriptions

Laurea Library subscribes to more than 30 different online resources. They include:

  • More than 200 000 ebooks
  • Thousands of peer reviewed and professional journals and newspapers
  • Standards
  • Statistics, company and industry reports
  • Dissertations
  • Online dictionaries and language tools
  • etc.

Browse databases

User rights and authentication

  • You don't need a library card to access library online resources
  • Online resources are available for Laurea students and staff during their studies or work contract in Laurea. Remote access requires logging in with Laurea credentials (Haka login).
  • Other users can access library online resources only at campuses within Laurea's network
  • Ebook services Ebook Central, Ellibs and VLeBooks require logging in with Laurea credentials also within Laurea's network. They are not available to other users at all.

Where to find and how to use

Laurea Finna

  • Databases and most ebooks and ejournals can be found in Laurea Finna
  • Search ebooks using the book title or ISBN number
  • Search ejournals using the journal title or ISSN number
  • Search databases using the database name
  • Finna article search finds millions of articles


In Laurea LibGuides you will find links to recommended databases and instructions for using online resources

LibGuides by degree programme

  • Recommended online resources for each degree programme in Laurea
  • Both library subscribed and open access resources included
  • Find them at LibGuides front page and in Laurea Finna top banner

Other instructions


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