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Reading disabled students

The loan period for textbooks can be extended if you can prove that you have a reading disability. The information on the extended loan period is registered on approval by the student. By borrowing at the loans desk, your loan period for textbooks will be 3 weeks. When renewing the loan, the loan period is 2 weeks.

Make an appointment with the loans coordinator at your library unit. If you have a dyslexia assessment, bring it to the meeting. You can also bring a recommendation for special arrangements in your studies from your university or university of applied sciences.

  • Yliopistonranta: Vesa Perkiömäki, loans@tritonia.fi
  • Raastuvankatu: Pirjo Teppo, raastuvankatu@tritonia.fi
  • Sarjakatu: Gun Vestman, seriegatan@tritonia.fi
  • Jakobstad: Linda Träisk, allegro@tritonia.fi
  • Nunnankatu: Siv Österman, nunnegatan@tritonia.fi

Talking books and e-textbooks: Specialist Library Celia produces and lends works of fiction and non-fiction in the form of talking books, Braille and/or e-books to print. Disabled users, free of charge

Physically handicapped students


We will be pleased to assist you with finding and fetching books. Book transports between our units is free of charge for physically handicapped students. This service does not apply to overnight loans, which are not being transported.

You can renew your loans, make reservations and pay overdue fees on the web.

At the Yliopistonranta unit, there are accessible toilets on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor. The entrance doors will not open automatically, but our custodians will help you if necessary. Contact information can be found on the doors.

 

There are three height-adjustable tables at the Yliopistonranta unit. The tables can be found here:

  • 2nd floor, reading area
  • K127 (silent room on floor 1)
  • K336 (silent room on floor 3)

Accessibility contact person: Library Secretary Barbro Kultalahti, 029-449 8233

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