Library fees

Overdue fines (students and other customers)

  • Loans with a loan period of 3- 28 days: 0,40 € / loan / working day: Max 8 €/ item.
  • Reference collection: 1 € / loan / day. Max 8 €/ item.
  • Items with a loan period of 1 day: 10 € / delay.
  • Uncollected reservation 0,50 €/ item.
  • Library material transportation charge for non-Savonia students and staff: 5 €/item.
  • Lending is not allowed if you have unpaid charges for 20 € or more.
  • Overdue fines are invoiced semiannual with an invoice fee of 10€.

Damaged / lost items or materials that are overdue more than 30 days

  • Lost / damaged or items that are more than 30 days late must be paid.
  • Purchase price (min. 8 €) + handling charge (6 €/ item or max. 60 €/time) and possible overdue fees.
  • New library card to replace the lost one 2 €.
  • Purchace fee is not charged in case the customer returns the invoiced item or brings a corresponding new item to replace the lost/damaged item.
  • Audiovisual material replacement charge is the purchase price (min. 8 €) including borrowing and presentation rights. Handling charges (6 €/item) are added.
  • Other replacement charges will be negotiated with the library.
  • Unpaid fees are subject to debt collection. Items that are subject to debt collection cannot be returned or paid to the library.

Interlibrary loans

Interlibrary loans and article copies related to Savonia students’ studies
  • Book loans or article photocopy from the Repository Library are free of charge. Interlibrary loans from other Finnish libraries 5 €/item.
  • Students who are writing thesis: 5 interlibrary loan or article copies for free from other finnish libraries.
  • If ordered from foreign country the fee is determined by sender; added 5€.

Interlibrary loans and article copies related to Savonia staff’s work

  • Free of charge from Finnish libraries
  • If ordered from foreign country the fee is determined by sender; added 5€.
Customers outside the Savonia
  • Repository library 5 €/item, other national libraries 20 €/item,
  • No international loans

Uncollected items are invoiced according to the price list.

Other libraries

  • 10 €/loan or article copy (free of charge for other UAS libraries).

Valid from 17.6.2019 at the Savonia UAS library.

Approved on 17.6.2019; President / CEO Mervi Vidgrén, Savonia UAS