Periodicals in the National Collection
Collection materials in format
The Periodicals Collection of the National Collection contains periodicals published in Finland received as legal deposit copies from the early 1800s to toda
The Periodicals Collection of the National Collection contains periodicals published in Finland received as legal deposit copies from the early 1800s to today. The collection include tens of thousands of different titles and it covers the whole field of Finnish periodical publication activities from general magazines to specialised journals.
More information about cataloguing
The collection is for the most part catalogued into the National Library Search. However, some of the older periodicals (up until 1977) with their location data is only available in the card index of the National Collection.
ARTO: https://arto.linneanet.fi/index.html . ARTO is the reference database of Finnish periodical and monograph articles. It contains references to articles published in scientific journals, but also to articles in professional and hobby periodicals in various fields as well as anthologies. ARTO is at its most comprehensive from the early-1990s, but also contains references to older articles.
Legal deposit copy collection
Accrues statutorily as legal deposit copies, see Act on Collecting and Preserving Cultural Materials (Laki kulttuuriaineistojen tallettamisesta ja säilyttämisestä 1433/2007), http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/alkup/2007/20071433. In addition, some periodicals published abroad in Finnish ("expatriate periodicals") are ordered for the collection. In addition, supplemented through donations.