Order items from other libraries
Interlibrary service covers all kinds of print materials, usually book loans or journal article copies.
We charge according to our pricelist.
Please note! Starting from 1.1.2023 Aalto University is involved in the pilot project of the National Repository Library. During the pilot project, the Repository Library sends the copies of requested articles directly to the library's customers by e-mail. Only the publications with ISSN is included in the pilot project. The duration of the project is the years 2023-2024. Article copies from other libraries are sent in print form by the library services.
In urgent cases
It’s often worth checking the availability of items from nearby libraries. If you find what you need from other library collections, often the quickest and the cheapest way is to visit and borrow items from there personally. Almost all libraries in Finland are open to everyone.
Search the collections of libraries
- Aalto-Primo (Aalto University Learning Centre | primo.aalto.fi)
- Finna.fi (The collections of Finnish archives, libraries and museums)
- Helmet ( Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, and Kauniainen city libraries | helmet.fi)
Aalto University students
You are entitled for free of charge interlibrary loans from other Finnish libraries if a printed book you requested is not owned by any library in the Helsinki metropolitan area. Please check this condition before sending us an interlibrary loan request.