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All borrowed books now have a loan period of 28 days

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From Autumn 2016, all books borrowed from the National Library of Finland must be returned within 28 days. This change means books will rotate faster, loan times will be consistent, and reservations on books will be easier to make.

At the same time, the National Library and the Helsinki University Library will adopt a new search service user interface. The new search interface for the National Library can already be accessed at