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MetCat Finna

In MetCat Finna you can find information on our printed and electronic materials. You can access most e-materials via MetCat Finna.

>> Search for both printed and electronic materials in MetCat Finna

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.


E-books are available in various e-book platforms. Links to most e-books can be found on MetCat. Some useful e-book services available for Metropolia students and staff are:

  • Ebook Central: E-book titles covering all major areas of academic research
  • Springer eBooks:  E-books on various subject areas, e.g. behavioral sciences, humanities, social sciences and medicine.
  • Oppiportti (in Finnish): Oppiportti includes various e-books (in Finnish) by Duodecim.

Other Library Catalogues

If the book you are looking for is not available in 3UAS libraries, try other local libraries.

You can also use, the search service of Finnish libraries. Finna includes information on the collections of all university and UAS libraries (as well as many public libraries, museums and archives), and thus is a useful tool for locating relevant literature available in Finland.

Cannot find the book you need?

Books not available in 3 UAS libraries collection can be ordered for interlibrary loan from other libraries, provided they are not available in the metropolitan area.

We also welcome acquisition proposals which can be sent by using the customer support system

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