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Electronic legal deposit copies and online materials in the National Collection

Collection materials in format

Digital

Finnish websites and other Finnish publicly available online materials are collected and archived in the National Collection.

Collection description

Finnish websites and other Finnish publicly available online materials are collected and archived in the National Collection. In addition, statutorily submitted electronic materials, such as e-books and e-magazines as well as digital official publications, maps, music recordings and sheet music publications are deposited in the collection. Finnish online materials have been collected since 2006 and e-publications (electronic legal deposit copies) since 2008.

Both the materials collected and submitted to the National Collection are available for customers at legal deposit copy workstations, which, in addition to the National Library of Finland, can be found in other Finnish legal deposit libraries, the Library of Parliament and the National Audiovisual Archive.

Material type

electronic material (born-digital)
online materials

Accrual status

Continuous

Temporal coverage of the collection

modern times (1900-)