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Arto

Arto is a collection of Finnish periodical and monograph articles in Melinda. Arto's information may be searched in Finna and they may be utilised via user interfaces, for example, in publication information searches in higher education institutions.


With the help of Article data entry form any library, scientific publisher or scientific society may store articles in their own fields, subject matter or their own publications in way that will make them easier to find.

Cultural Events

The National Library organises cultural events and exhibitions open to all as well as training and other events designed for professional librarians.

Digi

Digi contains the National Library's

Digitisation

Digitisation

We offer digitisation of paper materials from materials belonging to the National Library of Finland collection or customer's own materials.We also manufacture digital recordings from microfilm, microfiche, photographic materials and sound recordings.We are specialised in the digitisation of large collections as well as materials in poor condition and requiring careful handling.

Dublin Core

Dublin Core format is a format developed for describing digital materials. In principle, it enables simple and easy description by also individuals outside the library field. The National Library of Finland maintains Finnish application and saving instructions and produces application profiles for various materials. The format is used in publication archives, such as the Doria service of the National Library of Finland. The library is a member of the background organisation of the Dublin Core format, DCMI (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative) and participates in its administration.

Elektra

Elektra is a service provided collaboratively by the National Library of Finland and Kopiosto, which contains copyrighted articles from Finnish scientific journals.The materials comprise over 30,000 articles from approximately 40 journals, mainly from the mid-1990s onwards.

Exhibitions

Kansalliskirjasto järjestää vuosittain erilaisia näyttelyitä. Kirjaston monipuolinen kulttuuritoiminta tarjoaa elämyksiä, iloa ja innostusta kirjakulttuuriin ja tiedonhakuun kaikille kansalaisille. Näyttelyihin ja tapahtumiin on vapaa pääsy.

Fennica – the Finnish National Bibliography

Fennica - the Finnish National Bibliography is a database dedicated to the Finnish national imprint.

It contains information on books from 1488, newspapers frorm 1711, series, maps, audiovisuals and electronic materials. It also includes prepublication data from publishers and information on materials published outside of Finland that relate to Finland or are written by a Finnish author. The database also has information on ephemera publications.

Finna

Finna brings together the materials from Finnish archives, libraries and museums.

The service provides you with information on available materials and offers a direct access to some of the digitised materials. 

In addition to the national view, Finna is a search service entity containing several sites in addition to the nationwide finna.fi site. Organisations can use the Finna platform to create their own search service or online library. The content of organisation-specific sites is usually limited to the material of those individual organisations.