E-resources in Ratamo Libraries

Ratamo libraries share some of the materials. Some services are available only in certain libraries. You may use the online services provided by your library and the services available in the library building.

Use anywhere:

Ellibs e-books 

Ellibs is the shared e-book and e-audiobook collection of Ratamo libraries, which contains both fiction and non-fiction material. You can use Ellibs on your computer or mobile device. The service is available via a browser or an application for mobile devices. E-books can also be downloaded on your device for instance when travelling, in which case you will not need an internet connection to read them. Books will be automatically returned when the loan period has expired. You may also reserve materials. You need to login to Ellibs with your library card number and your PIN code. E-books can also be searched with the Ratamo web library search. .

PressReader journals

There are over 7 000 newspapers and magazines from one hundred countries in 60 languages in the selection. Publications are e-replicas of the original ones and are available for 60 days from the release date onwards. You can use the service with the computers and wireless net in our libraries or by signing in. When signing in click the human figure on the up right, then the button "Library or Group" and search "Ratamo Libraries" from the list. Sign in with your library card number and your PIN-code. For mobile devices there is also a PressReader app available. 

Naxos music

Naxos music services are available to all Ratamo customers. Naxos is a real treasury of music. The vast selection is well worth getting to know. 

Naxos Music Library includes music equivalent to nearly 140 000 CDs. Most of the collection is classical, but it also includes for example blues and world music. With the service you can among other things take a tour into the 20th century classical music or listen to British dialects. Login with your library card number. 

Naxos Music Library Jazz covers a collection of thousands of records of e.g. jazz, blues and world music. Login with your library card number.

Please remember to log out after finishing listening to music. 

Additional information

Rockway music lessons

With Rockway service you can for instance study the basics of playing the bass or the ukulele. The loan period of a single lesson is two weeks. You log into the service with your library card number. You also need to register into the service in order to loan courses. A word of warning: Rockway may use your contact information also for marketing. 

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You can read e-replicas of Finnish newspapers in Hyvinkää, Nurmijärvi and Riihimäki libraries and magazines in Hyvinkää and Nurmijärvi libraries. You can use ePress on library computers or your own mobile device connected to the library Wi-Fi. Practices may vary in different libraries.

Links to e-resources

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Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library Jazz



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Other links:


Project Gutenberg