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Reconnect your library card in MetCat Finna!

You'll find information on all 3UAS libraries' (Haaga-Helia, Laurea and Metropolia) printed collections on MetCat Finna.

Please reconnect your library card to your MetCat Finna account. 

  • Go to 'My account' > 'Library cards' > remove library card > connect library card

More information on 3UAS-libraries -page.

3UAS libraries are at your disposal

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Helping you succeed!​

3UAS libraries (Haaga-Helia, Laurea and Metropolia libraries) have a joint library system. Customer registers and printed collections were unified in May 2019. 

We provide  

  • up-to-date collections for your professional needs
  • information resources available in the library or 24/7 online
  • an open learning environment to support your professional growth
  • professional assistance
  • information skills training. Read more about our Library training services.  

Get to know our LibGuides! Our guides include tips on relevant information resources in your field. 

Resources - joint collection

You will find the resources in the collections of Haaga-Helia, Laurea and Metropolia from the online service of your own university.

E-collection

Each 3UAS library subscribes licensed e-material, which is only accessible for their own students and staff. Remote access to this licensed material requires logging in with your own UAS username and password.

Most of the licensed material can be used locally in campuses.

You can also renew your loans, reserve books and check your contact information by logging in to MetCat Finna with your Metropolia username and password.

Journals

You can search for both printed and electronic journals in MetCat Finna

>> Browse Printed journals in MetCat Finna
>> Browse E-journals in MetCat Finna

Theses

Search for both electronic and printed Metropolia theses in MetCat Finna. Theseus gives you online access to theses and publications from Finnish universities of applied sciences. Part of the printed thesis has been transferred to the Metropolia Archive. Inquiries about the theses in the archive can be made by e-mail: arkisto(at)metropolia.fi or by phone: 040 334 5130.

>>Find electronic theses and publications from Finnish universities of applied sciences in Theseus

Remote access

Login with your Metropolia id’s, and you can use our licensed e-materials anywhere - at home, at a café, on the train.

LibGuides

LibGuides is an online service that provides information on library services and electronic resources. 

We have two types of guides: General and Subject Guides.

  • From the General Guides you will find information on library services, such as e-books or e-resources in teaching.
  • From the Subject Guides you will find materials on your field of study, and tips for information seeking. Login to the databases with your Metropolia id’s, and you can use the e-materials anywhere.

All library databases are found in the LibGuides E-resources A–Z list. 

>> E-resources A-Z list

>> LibGuides

Welcome also after your graduation

After graduating you can still use the library services.

  • Please remember to update your contact information in the library or with this form.

Remote access to our licensed e-resources is not possible, but you can use them in the library.

How ro renew and place requests?

Logging in to MetCat Finna with your library card, you can check and renew your loans, place requests and save favourites.

  • Select Login with library card.
  • Library Card Number: Type the barcode number from your Metropolia library card.
  • PIN code: Type the PIN code of your Metropolia library card.  If you don`t remember the PIN code, please contact the library.
  • Select Login.

> Go to MetCat Finna

Metropolia Library on the web

Learn, find

>> LibGuides 

Borrow, renew, reserve

>>MetCat Finna


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