Service description

The annual statistics describing the activities of Finnish research libraries are collected in the Research Library Statistics Database KITT2. KITT2 contains statistics related to the university and polytechnic libraries as well as some special libraries since 2002.The National Library of Finland is responsible for maintaining and developing the database; the information content is provided by each library.Statistics comply with the international library statistics standard ISO 2789.The information in the databasehas been edited using shared criteria and is comparable.

Joining the service
  • Joining the service requires a contract

The maintenance and development of the service are included in the basic services offered to polytechnic and university libraries by the National Library of Finland. For special libraries, the service is fee-based.

Standards used

ISO 2789

Contact information
Service address
National Library
Service users
  • Organisations
Steering responsibility

The National Library of Finland

Steering group:Impact of Finnish Libraries - The National Impact Evaluation Group

Organisation model
  • Networking
  • Service is developed as part of basic operation of National Library
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