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The library has the largest collection of international newspapers in Finland. The oldest newspaper issues are from the 18th century.
The library has the largest collection of international newspapers in Finland. The oldest newspaper issues are from the 18th century. The collections comprise the following groups:
- continuously acquired newspapers on microfilm
- newspapers, which are no longer acquired or they have ceased publication
- Baltic and Russian newspapers in other than Slavic languages published from the 1800s to the 1940s. Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian newspapers and newspapers in the Russica Collection.
- Newspapers in the Slavonic Library
Newspapers are acquired on microfilm and newspaper information is available via the National Library search with the exception of the oldest newspapers in the Slavonic Library and Finnish emigrant newspapers.
Separate newspaper catalogues can be found in the North Hall. There are article catalogues for the most important international newspapers. Some of the newspapers are available in the North Hall, while others will be sent for from the repository upon order.
Electronic newspaper archives are also available via the National Library Search.
Temporal coverage of the collectionmodern age (turn of the 18th and 19th century to the 20th century) modern times (1900-)
Spatial coverage of the collectionEurope Eastern Europe Area of North America (incl. Canada and Alaska) Nordic countries Russia
Main collectionThe Humanities Collection
Parent collectionThe Humanities Collection
Restrictions of useOnly for reading rooms as e-material for remote access On the University of Helsinki’s Intranet In the reference collection As a microfilm on reading stations Kept in closed stack collection, use requires ordering the publication
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Vuotta 1995 vanhempien ulkomaisten sanomalehtien mikrofilmien saatavuustiedot ovat paperikortistossa Lehtisalissa.
Uudempien sanomalehtien mikrofilmien saatavuustiedot ovat haettavissa Finnan kautta.