Main collection
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Collection description and availability
Collection description

The National Collection's Book Collection contains the monograph-type materials intended for distribution to trhe general public received as legal deposit copies since the early-1800s to today.

The collection is divided in two in non-fiction and fiction, which have further been arranged in two time periods: (1) Literature published in 1810–1972 ("old Fennica") and (2) literature published since 1973.


Catalogue information
  • Card catalogue made of the collection
  • Bibliography made of the collection
  • The collection has been described in the reference database
  • The collection has been only partially catalogued
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.
Collection materials in format
  • Analogue
  • Digitised
  • On microfilm
Material type
  • Books
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