Creating value for all: joint academic library in the service of five universities

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Publication Details

List of Authors: Katri Maria Rintamäki, Christina Flemming, Anne Marketta Lehto, Jonna Toukonen
Publisher: Emerald
Publication year: 2018
Journal: Library Management
Journal acronym: LM
Volume number: 39
Issue number: 8/9
Start page: 605
End page: 614
eISSN: 0143-5124


In 2000–2010s, Finnish universities and universities of applied sciences
have undergone structural changes becoming public corporations. The
ideal of the government policy is an effective, productive,
entrepreneurial university with lean infrastructure and support
services. One solution in pursuing cost-effectiveness and efficiency are
joint regional libraries. In Vaasa, the five university units share a
joint academic library, Tritonia. Tritonia offers library and
information services that consist of print and digital information
resources, researchers’ support services, pedagogical and technical
support for digital education, and learning commons for its five



Academic libraries, cooperation, Finland


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