Start by checking whether the book of your choice is already owned by the library. Search our library catalogue Arcada Finna and our e-book collections for suitable literature for your course. The e-book collections that are available at Arcada are listed under the tab Books.
Please inform the library if you use an e-book as text book in your course, we can make the book more accessible and visible for students by creating a direct link in Arcada Finna.
Uploading digital copies (pdf-files) of articles or e-books to ItsLearning is not allowed. Instead you should give the permanent link to the article/e-book, proceeded by the address to Arcada's proxy server.
Use remote access (proxy) links when you:
Proxy links enable students to access the resources from outside the university network.
Construct the links as follows:
The main rule is 1 book/5 students. The library buys e-copies of textbooks and other frequently used books whenever it is possible.
Do you have questions or requests? Please, contact the library. You are also welcome to discuss e-books with us.
Urkund offers an automated system designed to deal with the problem of plagiarism. With a small effort from the user, plagiarism can be prevented from three main source areas: The Internet, Published Material and Student Material.
Questions? Please, contact filip.levalahti (at) arcada.fi
Arcada's information specialists offer support and workshops in information searching for all 1st and 3rd year students at Arcada. Contact the library if your students need more support in finding sources, if information searching is a central part of your course and more guidance is needed, or if you want to check when an information searching workshop is scheduled for your group.