The students and staff should always log in using their university’s username. When logging in for the first time, connect your library card to your account. After this you will be able to make reservations and renew loans. The next time you log into your personal account you can do it either with your library card or with your university's username.
External users can log in using the library card number and a pin code. Your last name serves as a temporary pin code on the first login.
Registered users can:
- renew loans and reserve books
- save favourites and searches
- administer user account
- set search alerts
- access the licensed e-resources (applies only to the students and staff)
Tritonia's Finna vs. universities' Finna portals
What is the difference between Tritonia's Finna-portal and universities' Finna portals?
Tritonia's Finna portal
Tritonia's Finna includes only open access material: library materials (old Tria-database), VAMK's Theseus and National Repository Library's database. Tritonia's Finna is mainly for the external users, how are not students or staff at Tritonia's universities.
Universities' Finna portals
In addition to the open library material, the universities' Finna portals include also all the licensed e-resources subscribed by the organization: e-books, e-journals and articles. You can access all the resources by logging in with your university's password..
You can view information about your loans and renew loans.
Changing your PIN code or password
You can change your password or PIN code under My information.
Reservations and requests
You can view information about your reservations and requests, and cancel reservations.
You can view the fees (e.g., overdue items) recorded for your library card.
National Repository Library Requests
You can view the orders requested from the National Repository Library, Kuopio. Checked out requests can be viewed on Loans tab.
Library cards and adding your library card
You can add your Tritonia library card to Finna by selecting Add
You can add records to your favourites using the button on the search results page or the record page. You can sort selected records into lists of favourites, export records to Refworks, email records or print them in MARC format.
Saved searches, search history and new entries alert
You can save your latest searches either on the search results page or by selecting Save in the latest searches under your saved searches.
Saved searches appear at the top. You can use the new entries alert to receive emails about new records either weekly or daily.