Legal deposit services
The National Library of Finland cooperates with the publishing industry to preserve Finnish publications in accordance with the Act on Collecting and Preserving Cultural Materials (1433/2007). The material to be preserved includes printed publications, sound and other recordings as well as online material.
NB! The Legal Deposit Office (Yliopistonkatu 1) and the telephone service are open 1.6.-31.8.2022 on weekdays 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Description of the service and instructions
General information on legal deposit services, publications to be deposited, the number of copies required and necessary attachments.
Submitting legal deposit copies
Contact details, instructions for submitting legal deposit copies and reception point opening hours.
Printed materials and recordings
Books, ephemera, magazines, series, sheet music, maps, sound recordings and games
Web archive, electronic legal deposits, digital preservation of online materials