To page body
university of tampere: library: services: facilities and equipment:
Tampere University LibraryUniversity of Tampere HUMANIKA TERTIO Tampereen University Library

Borrowable tablets

At the Library we have borrowable tablets for reading e-books, using other library resources and surfing the web.

Borrowing

  • In Linna library there are five iPad tablets, in Arvo library six iPads. Tablets are borrowed at Customer Service desk.
  • The loan period is two weeks
  • In Arvo library there is also one iPad for short loan (one day or weekend).
  • Return Linna’s tablets to Linna ja Arvo’s tablets to Arvo. Please return the device to Customer Service desk, not with the self-service machine or to the book-return bin.
  • It is not possible to renew or reserve the tablets. Check their availability in Tamcat by using search term tablet.
  • The overdue fee is 20 € and the replacement of lost or damaged tablet is 500 € and of power adapter and cable 50 €.

Usage

  • The tablets use wireless network (WiFi). On the University campus area they are automatically connected to Eduroam network, elsewhere you have to log in to a wireless network.
  • The necessary e-book readers are downloaded on the tablets. Detailed information about using and downloading e-books is in our E-book Guide. Please note that for downloading e-books you often need your own username and password that you have to create in that particural e-book service.
  • You can create your own e-mail account to the tablet with Mail apps so that you can save your files and notes when necessary. See how to add the e-mail account
  • You cannot download any apps yourself. Please don’t update the programs either.
  • iPad User Guide is in iBooks app (no internet access needed).

How to add your own e-mail account on the tabletLinnan iPad

  • You’ll add the University’s staff or student e-mail accounts through Exchange service.
  • You can also use e.g. Outlook or Gmail accounts.
    • When you create an Exchange  account you’ll complete as your address: basicuseraccount@staff.uta.fi or for students basicuseraccount@student.uta.fi.
    • After that e-mail: etunimi.sukunimi@staff/student.uta.fi
    • Server: outlook.office365.com
    • User name: peruspalvelutunnus@staff/student.uta.fi
    • Finally a password.
  • Utamail account is created in Mail app. Choose Other. There is a guide on the University intranet on IT Services' page.
 
Kalevantie 5
PL 617
33014 University of Tampere
Maintained by: kirjasto@uta.fi
Last update: 14.4.2016 13.39 Muokkaa

University of Tampere
+358 3 355 111
registry@uta.fi


FINEEC Audited HR Excellence in Research

THE UNIVERSITY
Research
Admissions
Studies
News
Cooperation and Services
About Us

CURRENT ISSUES
Research & Study
Tampere3
Vacancies

SERVICES
Administration
Career Services
Finnish Social Science Data Archive
Centre for International Education
IT services
Language Centre
Language Services
Library
Registrar's Office
Registry
Sports Activities
» more

STUDIES
Teaching schedules
Curricula guides
Student's Desktop

ONLINE SERVICES
Andor search
Renew your loans
UTA intranet
Office 365 webmail
Uta webmail
Moodle
NettiOpsu
NettiKatti
TamPub
Electronic exam service
Examination results