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Primo in English: Home

1. Sign in with your university ID to get access to the e-materials. 

2. Basic search. You can search for material using search words, keywords, title, author or ISBN number. You can use also truncate your search words using the  * -sign or connect them using the Boolean operators AND and OR. You can filter your search results further according to the material type, language or location using the facets on the left. 

3. To the advanced search. 

4. Database search and Journal search are available in LUT and LAB Primo. You'll find all your institution's databases listed in the database search tab.   


Primo is LUT Academic Library's new search service. Primo searches both Lappeenranta and Lahti print collection, and in your own institution's Primo you'll also find the electronic articles and books with the same search. 

Reservations & requests

Reservations from LUT Finna, Saimia Finna and Masto-Finna have been transferred to the new system. 

You can request items from both library locations. The books are posted twice a week from Lappeenranta to Lahti and vice versa, please allow up to a week for the post to get to right location.

You'll will receive an email notification once the requests are ready to be pick-up. Please note that the requests are now shelved alphabetically according to a personal pick-up code. The pick-up code is included in the pick-up e-mail.  

Logging in into Primo

LUT and LAB staff and student login to their own institutions Primo with their university ID. 

Other customers login using their library card number and a password. Please note that the password have not been transferred from Finna search service. If you have trouble logging in please contact the library for a reset password link. 

Fines & fees

Online payments of fines and fees are possible in Primo. Go to "My profile" and click Pay fines.
The new limit for losing borrowing rights is 15€. 

System providers guides to Primo