Acquisitions are made to the Main Library’s collection primarily from the fields of technology, business economy, teaching and education, nursing science, social work and rehabilitation. The collection covers many varied topics in the form of both printed and electronic literature, journals, as well as theses.


The Main Library’s facilities are in versatile use. The quiet study zone, the group study zone, and the social zone offer students the possibility of working as a group or alone.

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The Main Library is situated at Taulumäki in the main campus of the JAMK University of Applied Sciences, near the city centre. The Main Library was first opened in March 2006. The Main Library was designed by Arkkitehtitoimisto LPV’s architects Jorma Peltonen and Perttu Nieminen, while the interior design was done by Anne Nieminen.