Collection materials in format
Fiction 1810– 1972 in the National Collection contains all fiction received as legal deposit copies over 160 years, such as novels, shirt story and poetry co
Fiction 1810– 1972 in the National Collection contains all fiction received as legal deposit copies over 160 years, such as novels, shirt story and poetry collections, plays, anthologies and albums in Finnish and Swedish as well as literary calendars, chilren and young peoples' books, songbooks as well as translations in these various genres.
More information about cataloguing
The collection is for the most part catalogued into the National Library Search. However, some of the older literature (up until 1977) with its location data is only available in the card index of the National Collection.
Legal deposit copy collection
Was statutorily accrued 1810–1972 as legal deposit copies. However, some imprints were never submitted to the collections, and some have been lost for various reasons. Some publications are in such a bad condition that better copies are sought to replace them. The collection is supplemented with private donations. Information about literature missing from the National Collection is partly available at the catalogue of missing literature in the Search Service.