Information on collections

Information on collections

Our search service includes these collections of National Library of Finland

Included are also the collections of some other academic Helka Libraries in the Helsinki region and digital collections.

Most of the collections are located on storages. Storage retrieval request can be made via the search service when logged in with your library card.


This search service is a combination of the following databases:

  • Helka (Helka-libraries' shared collection and circulation service.)
  • Fennica (The National Bibliography of Finland)
  • Viola (The National Discography of Finland).

On their own seperate leafs we are also offering:

  • International Articles (Primo Central Index, PCI)
  • Finnish articles (Arto)
  • National Repository Library (Vaari).

Information on library services

There's more information on National Library webpage on how to use the library .

Helka client register data file

When acquiring the Helka card you will pledge to follow the rules of every Helka library you use. At the same time your customer information is attached to Helka's customer registry(person file description).

Description of the Helka client register data file

Using of the Helka card with The National Library Search service requires identification and processing of personal data. Helka Services privacy policy is available online.