Submitting legal deposit copies
The National Library of Finland
Legal Deposit Office
PO Box 15
00014 University of Helsinki
Phone (information): 02941 44321 weekdays 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Small legal deposit deliveries may be brought directly to the Legal Deposit Office at Yliopistonkatu 1 (Google Maps), open weekdays 9.00–12.00 (1 June–31 August, 9.00–11.00) (other times by appointment). The door buzzer is found to the right of the door. It may take some time for the Legal Deposit Office to answer.
If you order a delivery through the Posti website, please note the following:
- In the “Send a parcel” tab, you may select the delivery option “To a Posti outlet” if necessary. No additional paid services are needed, but the parcel cannot be delivered to a parcel locker.
- In the “Notice of arrival” section, select the SMS option and enter the number of the National Library porters, 050 448 7050.
At a Posti outlet, the parcel should be sent as a regular parcel, regardless of the PO Box address. The University of Helsinki / National Library has a business service agreement with Posti on delivery of items to the destination address.
If using the SmartShip service for businesses, select the Postal Parcel service in the Shipments form to ensure your parcel can be sent using a PO Box address. Under SMS-number on the form, enter the phone number of the National Library porters, 050 448 7050.
Cargo and large legal deposit deliveries
All large legal deposit deliveries must be delivered by car via the Kluuvi service tunnel to the underground reception point of legal deposit copies of the National Library. The reception point is open weekdays 9.00–14.00, or until 17.00 by appointment.
Location of the reception point:
National Library of Finland
Reception of materials
Puutarhakatu 1, Kluuvin tunneli
The Kluuvi service tunnel can be accessed at Puutarhakatu 1 (Google Maps) (orange arrow on the map above). The entrance to the National Library is approximately 300 metres from the Kluuvi service tunnel entrance towards Ruoholahti, on the left-hand side of the tunnel. Follow signs for the University of Helsinki until you see the National Library signposted. For instructions on driving in the tunnel, please call the porters on 050 448 7050 (weekdays from 9.00 to 16.00).
Delivery of newspapers
Newspapers are delivered directly to the Mikkeli location of the National Library at the address:
National Library of Finland
Submission of online materials
Instructions for submitting electronic publications (e.g., electronic books, magazines, series, maps and sound recordings) are available on the website of the electronic legal deposit collection.
More information on collecting other forms of online materials is available on the introductory page for online materials.