The Agent Metadata Service provides instructions for the description of persons, families and corporate bodies and their use in the description of resources. This service is provided primarily to libraries participating in the coproduction of agent metadata. The forthcoming Agent Metadata Service of the National Digital Library will expand the service to include archives and museums.
Arto is a collection of Finnish periodical and monograph articles in Melinda. Arto's information may be searched in Finna and they may be utilised via user interfaces, for example, in publication information searches in higher education institutions.
With the help of Article data entry form any library, scientific publisher or scientific society may store articles in their own fields, subject matter or their own publications in way that will make them easier to find.
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Digi contains over 21 million pages of digitised materials, which can be searched with free text. All newspapers and periodicals digitised by the National Library of Finland as well as electronically deposited new newspapers are in the same system in Digi. Some of the materials can be freely used online but copyrighted materials may only be used on the customer workstations in legal deposit libraries (link to legal deposit library section).
We offer digitisation of paper materials from materials belonging to the National Library of Finland collection or customer's own materials.We also manufacture digital recordings from microfilm, microfiche, photographic materials and sound recordings.We are specialised in the digitisation of large collections as well as materials in poor condition and requiring careful handling.
The National Library of Finland offers digitisation partnerships to publishers with the help of which the publisher and the library can digitise shared materials while sharing costs.In accordance with its social duty, the National Library of Finland will get the right to place digitised materials in use of research and teaching to researchers, universities, polytechnics, museums and archives, based on contracts.
Copyright issues of publications will have to be cleared.The parties will agree on placing the materials in use.
Elektra is a service provided collaboratively by the National Library of Finland and Kopiosto, which contains copyrighted articles from Finnish scientific journals.The materials comprise over 30,000 articles from approximately 40 journals, mainly from the mid-1990s onwards.
Kansalliskirjasto järjestää vuosittain erilaisia näyttelyitä. Kirjaston monipuolinen kulttuuritoiminta tarjoaa elämyksiä, iloa ja innostusta kirjakulttuuriin ja tiedonhakuun kaikille kansalaisille. Näyttelyihin ja tapahtumiin on vapaa pääsy.
Fennica - the Finnish National Bibliography is a database dedicated to the Finnish national imprint.
It contains information on books from 1488, newspapers frorm 1711, series, maps, audiovisuals and electronic materials. It also includes prepublication data from publishers and information on materials published outside of Finland that relate to Finland or are written by a Finnish author. The database also has information on ephemera publications.