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Library services: Library card

Get a library card

You need a library card to borrow print items from the library. The same card is used in all 3AMK libraries (Haaga-Helia, Laurea, and Metropolia).

The library card is personal, and the customer is responsible for all items checked out on his or her card. Notify the library immediately if you lose your library card. You should also notify the library when your contact information changes. The library does not have access to updated address information in other systems such as that of the Academic Affairs Office.

Tuudo's library card

Haaga-Helia's students

can use Tuudo mobile app as a library card. Tuudo is available for Android and iOS devices, and can be downloaded from Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Using Tuudo library card requires logging in with Haaga-Helia user name and password. You will find the Tuudo library card and other library services on Tuudo's side menu. Create a library card at once, without a visit to the library. With Tuudo you can

  • borrow books from all 3UAS libraries
  • renew loans
  • see yours reservations and fees
  • check the libraries' opening hours and locate libraries on a map.

Haaga-Helia's personnel

Haaga-Helia's staff members can also use Tuudo's library card after acquiring a traditional plastic card. Apply for a library card online . Bring a photo ID with you when collecting your library card. Haagahelians can then activate the card in Tuudo.

After receiving your Tuudo library card, you need to link it to HH Finna

Linking is needed in order to place reservations and pay fines in HH Finna.

  1. Log in to HH Finna with your Haaga-Helia ID (HAKA login).
  2. Read and accept terms.
  3. Type your library card number and your PIN code, and link your library card to your HH Finna account.
  4. You can change your PIN code on the Profile tab. You will need your PIN code to borrow with self-service machines.

Plastic library card

If you're not Haaga-Helia's student

or you prefer a traditional library card, apply for a library card online . Bring a photo ID with you when collecting your library card. Haagahelians can then activate the traditional card in Tuudo.

After receiving your library card, you need to link it to HH Finna

Linking is needed in order to place reservations and pay fines in HH Finna.

  1. Log in to HH Finna with your Haaga-Helia library card (library card number (=barcode) and PIN code).
  2. You can change the PIN code on the Profile tab. You will need your PIN code to borrow with self-service machines.

Mobile library card

Mobile library card in HH Finna

You can use the mobile library card in HH Finna. Login to HH Finna and select "Library Cards" . Use the electronic copy of your library card for borrowing.

PIN code

You need library card's PIN code for borrowing with self-service machines

Your PIN code was either

  • given by you at the time you activated Tuudo's library card
  • received from the library with the plastic card

Forgot your PIN?

Recover the PIN code here .

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