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Guide for new students

Library card

You need a Centria Library card to borrow. Please fill a library card application form and come personally to library to obtain a card. Also prepare to prove your identity when applying for a card. You agree to follow the library rules when receiving the card.

Library card is personal. The owner is responsible for all material borrowed with it. In case you lose your card, inform the library immediatly.

You can fill out the application form in the library or online, here: link

Tuudo library card

Centria-library has a Tuudo library card. Tuudo library card can be used by students and staff of Centria UAS.

With Tuudo library card you can

  • borrow books with self-service check out and at customer service
  • renew loans and check due dates
  • see your reservations and fees
  • check libraries’ opening hours


Tuudo gives notifications when due dates are close or reservations are available for pick up.

You can find Tuudo library card and other services from the side menu of the app.


If you don’t have a library card yet, you can activate one in Tuudo without visiting the library. After receiving the card, you need to link it to Centria-Finna to access the online library services.

If you already have Centria-librarys’ card, you can activate the card in Tuudo by using the card number and password.


If you don’t see library services at Tuudo, download the latest version of the app. Tuudo is free and can be downloaded from Google Play of App Store.

How to login to Centria-Finna

By creating an account to Centria-Finna you can place holds on books, renew your loans, save searches and favourites. You can also access all the e-resources when logged in with your Haka-account.

How to create account to Centria-Finna by using your Centria-account (for students and staff of Centria UAS)

  1. Click the Login -button at the top right corner of the Centria-Finna's frontpage.
  2. Select Haka Login.
  3. Use your Centria email address and password to login.
  4. You are now logged in to Centria-Finna. Your name should show on the top right corner of the screen. Click it, and select Library Cards.
  5. Select "Add a library card".
  6. Give a name to your library card, Fill in the username and password of the library card and save. If you don't know the username and password, please contact the library.

Now you should be able to see all your loans and holds whenever you login with your Haka-account.