Service description

FinELib consortium centrally provides consortium's member organisations with electronic resources. The service unit of the consortium operates at the National Library of Finland. The service unit negotiates license agreements on electronic resources and on open publication on behalf of the consortium members.

The licensing principles of the FinELib consortium are adhered to the acquisition of the resources. As a rule, attention is paid to the key factors of the acquisition, such as consortium discount, rights to use the resources, liability issues and availability of use statistics.

FinELib consortium also promotes the use and availability of electronic resources and open publication with various development projects.

Joining the service
  • Paid service
  • Joining the service requires a contract

The Ministry of Education and Culture provides centralized funding for FinELib for universities, universities of applied sciences, and public libraries falling under its administrative sector.

Contact information
FinELib service address
Kansalliskirjasto
Service users
  • Organisations

Members of the FinELib consortium include Finnish universities, universities of applied sciences, public libraries and some other organisations receiving public funding.

Steering responsibility

Members of the FinELib consortium include Finnish universities, universities of applied sciences, public libraries and some other organisations receiving public funding.

Organisation model
  • Consortium
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