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How to use e-resources

Information about library's electronic resources and instructions how to use them.

Where can I find e-resources?

Links to all e-resources on E-library.

You can also browse for e-resources/databases vie library's search service SeAMK-Finna.

Library guides include links to the most important e-resources for nursing and international business.

E-resources at university's computer network - on Campus

Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences Library acquires electronic resources (e-books, e-journals, reference books and databases) for degree students and staff of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences. E-resources are available through SeAMK computer network in class rooms and library premises.

If you want to use e-resources in Campus wifi network in Campus House (Kampustalo), you need to log in with your SeAMK credentials.

All patrons can use e-resources in library premises.

Remote access to e-resources - off Campus

The degree students and the staff of Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences are allowed to use library's electronic resources even outside the university network, for instance at home or on mobile devices.

If you see a phrase "Access through SeAMK computer network or SeAMK remote access" or "Borrowing by SeAMK credentials" on SeAMK-Finna, both SeAMK students and staff have access to the material.

Use your SeAMK university username and password to log in. They are the same which you use to log in to university network or to your SeAMK email.

Instructions to remote access

How to download an e-book to a computer?

NB! You can read some e-books in your web browser and you don't have to download them to your computer. If this is not possible or you'd like to read an e-book offline, you'll have to download it to the e-book reader. Please follow the instructions below.

For the first time

  1. Create yourself an Adobe ID and install a free Adobe Digital Editions to your computer. Please always use the updated version in your computer.
  2. Open the reader and authorize it with your Adobe ID (= email address which you used when creating your Adobe account).
  3. Search the e-book in SeAMK-Finna or e-book service's own interface.
  4. Most of the services are available on the university network and through remote access. Login with your SeAMK account.
  5. Download the e-book to your computer. NB! Open the e-book in Adobe Digital Editions. Do not use any other software.
  6. The book downloads and opens in the reader. It may take a while.

Next time you can skip phases 1-2 and download e-books straight to the reader.

More detailed instructions how to use different e-book services available in E-books Guide under each service.

Do you need help?

Please, check first our FAQ pages if there is already an answer available to your question.


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